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 Felt making workshopGive children an opportunity to try a new craft, explore the animal world, enjoy children's theatre or find out about local heritage at a range of workshops and activity sessions.  The Witham Hall, The Bowes Museum and The Hub in Barnard Castle regularly arrange a wide range of activities for younger visitors during the school holidays. 

The Hub and Bowlees Visitor centre organise a range of outdoor and sporting activities for children and families.  In the grounds of The Hub there is a BMX track, High Ropes together with a fishing and canoeing lake.  At Bowlees Visitor centre families can enjoy fun courses and take part in activities in the holidays including den building, fire lighting and nature spotting.

The Kingsway Adventure Centre in Middleton in Teesdale has a high rope course, bush craft activities, and fully qualified instructors delivering a wide range of outdoor activities including, rock climbing, kayaking, archery, orienteering and hill walking.

Find out about the range of current family activities and events using the search function on the website.