Things to do further away from Thirsk
Things to do further away from Thirsk
– May 2022
Please mention Thirsk Tourist Information when you make contact
AlnwickThe Alnwick Garden Denwick Lane, Alnwick NE66 1YU. Tel 01665 511350
Children welcome. Save Beauty from the Wicked Queen on the fairy tale trail; wet yourself in our water; play hide and seek in the Bamboo Labyrinth and bounce on The Treehouse’s wobbly rope bridges. Accessible. Wheelchair accessible plus scooter routes
BamburghBamburgh Castle Bamburgh NE69 7DF. Tel 01668 214515
Children welcome. Re-enactments and art activities,wooden games and puzzles throughout the site, children's activity packs. Accessible. Partially accessible for wheelchairs, see website for full details. Dogs welcome with conditions.
Barnard CastleThe Bowes Museum Barnard Castle DL12 8NP. Tel 01833 690606
Children welcome. Family activities and exhibitions. Accessible. An accessible entrance is on the east end of the building There are several routes or pathways throughout the attraction suitable for visitors with limited mobility and for wheelchair users. Dogs welcome with conditions.
Beamish, Co. DurhamBeamish Museum Beamish, Co. Durham DH9 0RG. Tel 0191 370 4000
Children welcome. A very hands-on museum with family friendly exhibits and activities. Children of all ages enjoy the museum. Accessible. There are a variety of authentic ground surfaces, some of which are uneven with steep slopes in places, and some buildings and exhibits have stepped access. The Accessible Bus, with a rear tail lift, is available for visitors who need it. If a disabled visitor needs a companion or carer this person is admitted free. Visitors can use personal motorised scooters to help them get around the museum. Dogs welcome with conditions.
Bessacarr, DoncasterYorkshire Wildlife Park Warning Tongue Lane, Bessacarr, Doncaster DN4 6TB. Tel 01302 535057
Children welcome. Walkthrough wildlife experience, indoor & outdoor play areas. Shops including toys and gifts. School visits Accessible. Wheelchair friendly. Hoist and adult changing facility. Standard push wheelchairs for use free of charge
Eggleston, Barnard CastleEggleston Hall Gardens Eggleston, Barnard Castle DL12 0AG. Tel 01833 650230
Accessible. Wheel chair available. Most parts of the garden can be accessed by a wheel chair including the church yard. Most paths are paved or lawned. Dogs welcome with conditions.
GatesheadSage Gateshead St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. Tel 0191 4434654
Children welcome. Play area, music making sessions/performances/classes Accessible. Dogs welcome
HartlepoolHeugh Battery Museum Moor Terrace, The Headland, Hartlepool TS24 0PS. Tel 01429 270746
Accessible. Parts of the site are not accessible as there are steps to the Battery Command Post and Magazine areas. Café is accessible by ramp, accessible toilet available on site. Wheelchairs available. Dogs welcome with conditions. National Museum of the Royal Navy Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool TS24 0XZ. Tel 01429 860077
Children welcome. Historic ships, Children's Maritime Adventure Centre, Accessible. Wheelchair access around the quay, Lift access to Fighting Ships and on-board HMS Trincomalee, accessible toilets
HullHull Truck Theatre Company 50 Ferensway, Hull HU2 8LB. Tel 01482 323638
Children welcome. Children's performances Accessible. Wheelchair access & accessible seating in both auditoria. The Deep Tower Street, Hull HU1 4DP. Tel 01482 381000
Children welcome. Accessible. Range of mobility aids for free hire.
Langley Park, Co DurhamDiggerland Langley Park, Co Durham DH7 9TT. Tel 0871 2277007
Children welcome. Height restriction 90 cms and taller Accessible. Disabled toilet. Disabled parking. Baby changing facilities.
MiddlesbroughCaptain Cook Birthplace Museum Stewart Park, Marton, Middlesbrough TS7 8AT. Tel 01642 311211 / 813781
Accessible. Fully accessible Cineworld Middlesbrough Leisure Park, Middlesbrough TS1 2DY. Tel 0871 200 2000
Children welcome. Middlesbrough Theatre The Avenue, Middlesbrough TS5 6SA. Tel 01642 815181
Children welcome. Family events Accessible. MIMA Central Square, Middlesbrough TS1 2AZ. Tel 01642 931232
Children welcome. Dedicated family activites and creative making packs. Accessible. Fully accessible
Ormesby, MiddlesbroughOrmesby Hall (National Trust) Ladgate Lane, Ormesby, Middlesbrough TS3 0SR. Tel 01642 324188
Children welcome. Interactive model railway layouts inc Thomas the Tank Engine. Families can get messy in the mud pie kitchen and play in the natural play area, garden games. Also family area for dressing up and play and make crafts. Events throughout the year. Dogs welcome with conditions.
Port Clarence, MiddlesbroughRSPB Saltholme Seaton Carew Road, Port Clarence, Middlesbrough TS2 1TU. Tel 01642 546625
Children welcome. Saltholme has everything to help your family enjoy and discover more about nature. There’s adventure play, events and activities at weekends and school holidays. With volunteers to help you make the most of your time, you’ll be able to discover more about Saltholme’s nature together and have lots of fun at the same time. Accessible. There are four fully accessible trails on crushed stone paths and the centre is fully accessible with adapted toilets and a lift to the cafe. Electric mobility scooter loan is available free of charge (suggested donation of £3 per hire). Pre-booking is available by phone.
RedcarZetland Lifeboat Museum 60 The Esplanade, Redcar TS10 3AH. Tel 01642 494311
Dogs welcome with conditions.
SheffieldSheffield Theatres 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 1DA. Tel 0114 249 6000
Children welcome. Family friendly shows Accessible. No restrictions. Relaxed, captioning, signed & audio-described performances available.
Shildon, Co. DurhamLocomotion Shildon, Co. Durham DL4 2RE. Tel 0330 058 0058
Children welcome. Accessible. fully wheelchair accessible, outdoor paths of up to 1km. Dogs welcome with conditions.
WindermereYorkshire Day Tours The Mountain Goat Tour Company, Victoria st., Windermere LA23 1AD. Tel 01904 405341
Wolsingham, DurhamNorth of England Trike Tours Bradley Burn Farm Shop, Wolsingham, Durham DL13 3JH. Tel 01388 488191
Children welcome. Must be accompanied by adult 16+. Accessible. Specialise in helping people with disabilities or mobility problems.