Darlington by the Sea

Girl making sandcastles in Darlington

Darlington by the Sea Free 3-day event for families


Dates: Thursday 26 July to Saturday 28 July 2018
Time: 11.00 am – 5.00 pm
Cost: FREE
How to book: No booking required
Getting there: Use our journey planner to plan your car-free route to DL1 1RP


Visit the seaside on your doorstep in Darlington

What do you get when you combine sun, sand and fun? A day at the seaside in Darlington town centre! Grab your flip flops and head into town with the kids for a fun day of sandcastles, ice-creams and smiles. With over 40 tonnes of play quality sand there is plenty to go round! Walk, cycle or take the bus into town, under-fives travel free.

Family bike try out

Family bike try out Darlington

Come and try the weird and wonderful bikes on offer in the Market Square! Hop on and take a tandem for a spin, try out a Chopper and give the kids a ride on a tag along or a trailer! And if you like that, why not sign up to a free family bike ride, led by qualified ride leaders, at a number of locations around the Tees Valley!

Don’t forget the sun screen!

Photo credit: www.scottakoz.com

Walk or ride to find the fun on your doorstep

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