Things to do in Newcastle: Indoors

So, what does a person do when they’re in Newcastle and they’re looking for things to do indoors? Well there’s plenty to keep you occupied in this lively city. There’s so much to see and do that you’ll never be bored. We’ve gone through some of the places you could visit when you’re here, all indoors, so you can create your own list of your favourite places to visit.

Lots of Family Centred Indoor Areas

If you have a family, Newcastle is the perfect place to be because there are so many fun things you can do in the city. For a start there’s the Blue Reef Aquarium with everything from sharks and stingrays to monkeys even, and there’s daily seal shows to keep you all entertained. After you can visit the café for when you need some refreshment.

The Funshack

This is great for all the family. It’s boasts the largest indoor adventure centre in the North of England with lots of fun things for the kids to do. They won’t find a single second to be bored! Then there’s Raby Castle of course, at Staindrop in Darlington. This is history and beauty all in one with one of the best-preserved castles in the north.

Swim Fun For The Family

If you and your family fancy a swim, then come to Splash Stockton on Church Road in Stockton on Tees. It’s a great pool and there’s plenty of space to swim and have fun. There’s also a sports hall, with waves and flumes, even a jacuzzi and when you’re done, just head off to the food and drink facilities.

Museum of Natural History

Another excellent place to visit is the Hancock Museum which you’ll find on Barras Bridge in Newcastle upon Tyne. This is a refurbished Victorian museum with displays of Hadrian’s Wall and a focus on natural history, there’s so much to see, it’s a day’s entertainment. And perhaps just one day isn’t enough even, you may need to come back.

Escape Newcastle – The Best Fun You Can Have All In The Same Room

You’ll love our escape rooms in Newcastle, the perfect way to spend time indoors. You’ll be locked in a room with a group of other people, and it’ll be the best hour of your life. Sixty minutes to escape a room, but before you can do this, you’ll need to find some cryptic clues and solve some puzzles. Once you’ve done that, and once you’ve worked them out, you can get out, but will you do it all under 60 minutes? All the rooms are themed, so you just choose which one would be the most fun and then you’re off! Come on down, we’ll give you a warm welcome.

Things to Do in Newcastle: Christmas Markets

Christmas is near and if you’re looking for things to do in Newcastle this festive season you’ll want to indulge yourself in Christmas markets. Here at Escape we’ve put together a guide to what Newcastle has to offer, so you don’t have to do the hard work yourself, all you’ll have to do is enjoy yourself.

Christmas Markets

Christmas markets really help to get you in the mood for Christmas, and Newcastle’s market is no exception. All the traditional things are here such as mulled wine, stalls of potential gifts and delicious food. There’s some great local crafts here and you’ll be inundated with some unique Christmas gift ideas. Newcastle market starts 11th December and continues until 17th December so don’t miss it.

International food

As well as ice skating and Christmas lights Newcastle’s markets really are impressive. And there’s an international flavour to them as well so not only will you be able to find local produce and locally crafted gifts, you’ll also be able to find ones from all over the world too! Think gourmet ingredients with traditional snacks from Europe, such as paella from Spain, and currywurst from Germany and a host of other well-known foods.

International Christmas Market

The International Christmas Market starts November 17th and will continue until December 10.th Want to know where to find it? It’ll be held on Grey and Grainger streets at Grey’s Monument. So, make sure you slot in some time to go. It’ll be full of atmosphere, with an opportunity to try foods from around the world you may never have heard of before and some you’re familiar with. If you’re looking to get some gifts and to give yourself some Christmas cheer, then either one of these fabulous markets will do the job nicely.

The German Village

There’s also the German Village which you’ll find at Hadrian’s Tipi on Pilgrim Street and this is on until January 7th, so there’ plenty of time for you to fit it in. There’s food, drink and gifts and prices are reasonable. Entrance is free and there’s all sorts of delicious foods to be had. As well as German fayre there’s wraps, burgers, crepes and other beverages including mulled wine.

Escape Games Newcastle

Once you’ve had your fill of mulled wine and you’ve had plenty to eat why not come over to us at Escape Newcastle? You’ll have plenty of fun in our great escape room game where you’re locked in a room with 60 minutes to get out, so your friends have to work together to unravel the cryptic clues and puzzles. It’s a great way to end the day with your favourite people.