If you’re a sports enthusiast or fancy trying something new, youll find lots of leisure activities nearby from horse riding to golf. And don’t forget there’s free access to our own gym too.

Create a splash at the UK’s largest water park Wet n’ Wild. Just 20 minutes drive away it’s great value, pay once and play all day!

Strike it lucky with ten pin bowling. Fun for all the family at the XS Megabowl in Newcastle upon Tyne.

We’re on the national cycle track Sustrans. There’s lots of quiet lanes to pedal around.

Golf fans will be spoilt for choice on where to tee off next. Northumberland is known for the quantity and quality of its golf courses. The closest are at Newbiggin-by-the Sea, Longhirst Hall Golf Club and Bedlington.

A short drive up the coast real Links Course enthusiasts will love Bamburgh Castle Golf Club, Goswick and Foxton at Alnmouth. Look out for special deals to play all three courses.

Experience the thrills of horse riding along the beach or on quiet country lanes. There’s riding stables suiting all abilities nearby including Blue Sky Equestrian Centre, Brocklane Farm and Slate Hall Riding Centre at Seahouses.

You’ll find a great choice of leisure centres with state-of-the-art fitness equipment and facilities nearby. Concordia, Newbiggin Sports Centre and Ashington Leisure Centre are just a few.

With so much to do close by, all the family will love Golden Sands – whatever the weather.

Look out for details of our kids clubs which take place in the park itself every school holidays.

Get the sand between your toes on glorious Cresswell beach just opposite Golden Sands. Explore the rock pools and have fun with a bucket and spade.

There’s lots of play areas nearby too. For a full listing of kiddies indoor play areas visit

Check out the latest films at Odeon Cinema in nearby Silverlink, North Shields. This nine-screen cinema complex has all the latest box-office hits, restaurants and bars.

There’s weekly free entertainment for kids every Saturday. From bingo to craft making, table tennis to pool, discos and games there’s lots going on to keep your kids happy here at Golden Sands.


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