Where to go on rainy days with kids.

This post features place to visit on those rainy days. This post is based more for younger kids babies to 6 years but may have the odd suggestion for older.

If we have been gifted or paid for advertising an event, it will state (AD) beforehand. However, this is just places we have visited and recommend ourselves.

We try to update our post as regular as possible but please bare in mind – Events may change details, cancel or be sold out during this time.

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Newcastle Trampoline Park and Gym is located in the west end of Newcastle, providing excellent sport and leisure facilities for the local community.

  • Trampoline area has SEN and Toddler sessions
  • Newcastle Trampoline Park states that the soft-play facilities are suitable for 0-8 years old with two areas.
  • cafe on-site with kids menu but also many food places nearby.
  • From 18 months to use trampolines.

Read our full review: Better Trampoline Park & Soft-play, West Road Guide.

Fun Shack, the home of the North East’s Premium Indoor Adventure Park with over 30,000 square feet of entertainment.

  • They also have a toddler sessions on during the week, Monday-Friday 10am – 4pm or 10:30am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday during term time. This Includes a toddler entry, juice and biscuits with the costing price of £6.50 per toddler. And Last admission at 2pm (term time only). Do check incase this information changes.
  • They even do a selected choice of kids meals on their snack shack menu.
  • They have two age ranges within the Indoor Adventure Park, 0-4 years and 4-14 years.

Read our full review: Fun-shack Newcastle review and guide.

Farmhouse-Inns Family friendly pub: The Wheatsheaf Farm on Callerton Lane, Woolsington.

And I would highly recommend for families looking for pubs with children play areas indoor.

  • Carvery option for breakfast and lunch with plate size options. (You can also order for menu too with other pub meal options)
  • Kids menu available with small and large plate option. On the back of the kids menu, they have puzzles and colouring sections to keep them occupied whilst waiting for food.
  • There is also a dessert parlour with a selection of cakes and ice-creams.
  • They also have baby facilities such as changing room, microwave, and highchairs.
  • small indoor play area for under 5’s and also a bigger play area with air-hockey and win a prize every-time machine – you need change for this area.

Read our full review: Family Friendly pub: The Wheatsheaf Farm guide/review.

Active Northumberland have 8 soft-play areas in total. Other sites are Ponteland, Morpeth, Prodhoe, Berwick, Willowburn, Concordia, Blyth and one coming to Wentworth soon aswell as Ashington.

  • Soft-play is suitable for children under 8 years old and will be charged £4.50 per child.
  • Ashington’s soft-play are has 4 storeys with a safari theme. This is suitable for children under 8 years old.
  • There is a cafe on-site, and a seating area within the soft-play.
  • They also have a swimming pool on-site with a learner section.
  • They have a library with a large selection of family books.

Read full review: Ashington Soft-play area at Active Northumberland review and guide.

Galafield Centre have a soft-play area within their community cafe. These are drop in sessions from Monday to Thursday.

  • Suitable for children under 6 year olds only. The soft-play is in two sections, one for 0-2 years and another for 2-6 years.
  • Kids pack lunches for £2.50.
  • Plenty of books to read in cafe with your child.
  • They also run sessions for families of all ages including autism support.

Read our full review: Softplay Sessions at Galafield Centre.

Nunsmoor Centre Trust FREE sensory room, must pre-book. The sensory room is situated at the Nunsmoor Centre, Studley Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE4 5AH.

Read full review: FREE sensory room at Nunsmoor Centre Trust.

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