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Beamish main street 24/02/2020

Why Beamish is the perfect family day out

Beamish is Britain’s best-loved open air museum. Laid out over an incredible 300 acres it recreates what life was like in northern England during the late 1800s and early 1900s, while exploring the rich industrial heritage of the region.Don’t expect a dry as dust museum though. Beamish is all about bringing history to life and in 2020 it’s celebrating its Golden Jubilee. You can explore a 1900s town, a colliery village from the same era, a wartime farm, ride on an early steam train and even go down a coal... Read More


Things to do in the North East with the kids in May half term

Children can be a demanding bunch so it’s important to have a variety of options available to ensure they’ll never be bored this half term. So to help make your task easier, we’ve put together a list of some of the North East’s best days out for you and your little ones this half term. The Forbidden Corner, Coverham Do your children have a taste for adventure and mystery? If so, they’ll love the Forbidden Corner. With a labyrinth of mysterious characters, mind-bending sculptures and logic-defying puzzles, there’s plenty to entertain... Read More