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Days out in the North East

Are you looking for inspiring places to visit? In the North East we're proud to have wonderful waterside places to visit where lasting memories are made. Feeding the ducks or just watching the boats is a great way to spend time by the water with your family and friends.

View of Ripon Canal with lock in background Ripon Canal

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RiverShack

Have a great time out on the River Tees......either on it, beside it - or maybe in it

Tees Barrage International White Water Rafting

For a great day out visit the North East’s fantastic White Water Rafting Centre

Air Trail Tees Barrage

If you love the great outdoors and all things adventurous then this is for you.

Leeds Waterfront

New Dock is a great place to visit.  Arrive in style on the free water taxi.

Woodlesford Lock

Located just five miles from Leeds, Woodlesford Lock on the Aire & Calder Navigation, is one of the best places to escape the city and enjoy country walks.

riversMEET Craft Cafe

Enjoy various craft and workshops and visit the cafe in Methley, Leeds

Ripon Canal

Take a walk along the towpath through the city and out into the countryside.

The Blue Loop

Visit the continuous loop of waterways and riverside walkways in the heart of Sheffield. There’s wildlife a plenty down by the water. This is a brilliant destination for local families; it’s close to home, there’s loads to see and do, and best of all, it’s free.

Last date edited: 5 July 2016