If you are a fan of Educational and Historical attractions then I would highly recommend any of the following, all of which are within 30 minutes driving distance from Haggerston Holiday Park (depending on traffic)
A historically significant and luxuriantly furnished with antiques plus art and artefact exhibits on the one hand, and an adventurous Knight’s Quest adventure full of immersive interactive activities from the dress up through to the dragon!
Bamburgh Castle dominates this part of the beautiful Northumberland coast and is perfect for exploring with the kids! There are 14 public areas to tour, live archaeological excavations to watch and loads of fascinating history to learn!
A great little place to find out about the history of Holy Island, from Viking attacks to wildlife, the land, and its people. There are interactive displays, plus activities for kids. Check tide times for before visit.
An iconic castle surrounded by rock pool beaches and pleasant walks surrounded by livestock, boasting a tall tower, giggle worthy garderobes (medieval toilets) and a resident ghost. Charming, atmospheric and great for kids!
A museum and gallery telling the history of Alnwick and district with colourful displays and activities. It is an indoor attraction.
For those that like more Sightseeing type attractions the following outdoor activities is a great starting point when visiting the Northumberland area.
For boat trips you’ll always remember. Explore Grace Darling’s Lighthouse on Longstone Island, the Inner Farne Bird Sanctuary and Staple Island Bird Sanctuary and see grey seals, puffins and shags.
BERWICK UPON TWEED BARRACKS & MAIN GUARD
Three museum attractions in one location with a combination of both indoor and outdoor attractions.
On the warm Spring/Summer days and you just want to be outdoors the following Outdoor Play/Adventure Farms are perfect for both adults and children.
THE ALNWICK GARDEN
One of the most exciting contemporary gardens to be developed in the last century, it is a magical landscape of unique gardens, features and structures, with walkways in the sky, rope bridges and a Woodland Walk.
CHILLINGHAM WILD CATTLE PARK
The only herd of purebred Wild Cattle left in England! Truly wild they’re a little dangerous and have to be approached with a professional guide: exciting! There are also Roe and Fallow Deer to spot, plus over 50 types of bird so bring your binoculars!
CHAIN BRIDGE HONEY FARM
Family friendly working bee farm, with a great visitor centre from which you can learn and observe the foundations of the work. A most popular display is the observation hive where a living colony of bees can be viewed behind glass.
WICKED WIZARD OF ALNWICK TREASURE TRAIL
Get out with the kids and explore Alnwick with a self guided detective style Treasure Trail. Follow the Trail route whilst hunting around for the answers to the clues to solve the mystery, all whilst learning about Alnwick!
For waterfun and a change of scenery to the holiday park.
SWAN CENTRE LEISURE CENTRE
Features a 25m swimming pool which include inflatables, waves and flume sessions plus lessons, lane swimming, age zoned sessions and more besides. Friendly, warm and great exercise!
If you decide you want to go Further Afield and make a day of it.
Edinburgh is 1h 20m by train and ticket costs start at £6 each way for an Adult where there are numerous sights and attractions and you can find more information here