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Summer in South Tyneside

Here's some ideas of activities and things to do during the summer holiday.

Looking for fun things to do this summer? Check out below for some ideas and the summer holiday events calendar: 


South Tyneside Family Discovery Trails

South Tyneside is the perfect place to stretch your legs, get some fresh air and enjoy some family time while walking along our beaches and coastline, in our parks and over our hills.

There are seven walks around the area, with activities and sights on each walk to see along the way.

Check out the walks at: South Tyneside Family Discovery Trails


Explore the outdoors

Summer is the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with your family outdoors around some great South Tyneside spots.

Head to The Leas, which has miles of open, grassy space with sea views for miles. Fly a kite, play a game of cricket and have a picnic! There are also a series of coastal paths which twist and turn giving you access to bays, caves, coves and bird watching all the way to Marsden Bay, Souter Lighthouse and beyond.

Why not also take in one of our local parks, local nature reserves or wildlife sites? For views across to Sunderland and beyond head up to Cleadon Hills for a short walk, or why not head to Hebburn Riverside Park for views along the River Tyne. They both also feature in the new Family Discovery Walking Trails mentioned above!


Ocean Beach Pleasure Park

Enjoy the excitement and thrills of a family trip to Ocean Beach Pleasure Park! With over 40 rides and attractions, arcades, game stalls and Laserforce, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Find out more information and check out the opening times at: Ocean Beach Pleasure Park


The Dunes

There's lots for the family to enjoy at The Dunes, including their indoor galleon-themed soft play, ten pin bowling and arcades, plus yummy food and drink at their Brig Bar and Sambucca's.

To avoid disappointment pre-booking is advised. You can book at: Dunes Adventure Island


 

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  • Name
    Libraries Lego Time
    Location
    Cleadon Park Library
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Drop into your local library where children can take part in Lego Time sessions and build with their imagination using Lego.
  • Name
    Big Science
    Location
    Cleadon Park Library
    Time
    10:30am to 11:30am
    Cost
    £2 per person. Suitable for children aged 5-11
    Description
    Fun science experiments and demonstrations for children aged 5-11.
  • Name
    Libraries Lego Time
    Location
    Cleadon Park Library
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Drop into your local library where children can take part in Lego Time sessions and build with their imagination using Lego.
  • Name
    Libraries Lego Time
    Location
    Cleadon Park Library
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Drop into your local library where children can take part in Lego Time sessions and build with their imagination using Lego.
  • Name
    Libraries Lego Time
    Location
    Cleadon Park Library
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Drop into your local library where children can take part in Lego Time sessions and build with their imagination using Lego.
  • Name
    South Tyneside Scribe - Family Drawing Workshop
    Location
    Cleadon Park Library
    Time
    10:30am to 12:00pm
    Cost
    Free, booking required. Suitable for children aged 8+ and their families
    Description
    Come and learn the skills to be your own South Tyneside Scribe! Join Laur Fitton to create your own documentary drawings of life in the area.
  • Name
    Libraries Lego Time
    Location
    Cleadon Park Library
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Drop into your local library where children can take part in Lego Time sessions and build with their imagination using Lego.
  • Name
    Libraries Lego Time
    Location
    Cleadon Park Library
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Drop into your local library where children can take part in Lego Time sessions and build with their imagination using Lego.
  • Name
    Libraries Lego Time
    Location
    Cleadon Park Library
    Time
    10:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Drop into your local library where children can take part in Lego Time sessions and build with their imagination using Lego.

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