Looking for some much-needed family fun? Get the whole family together and explore some of Hartlepool’s top attractions. From fun-filled activities to historic sites, enjoy a delightful day out no matter what the weather. 

Experience the dramatic reality of war inside fighting ships at the National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool and explore the magnificent HMS Trincomalee. Be sure to make a stop at the Museum of Hartlepool to uncover Hartlepool’s unique history – its free after all! Take a trip to the Heugh Battery Museum over at the historic Headland and discover the fascinating story of the Bombardment of the Hartlepool.

Take in Hartlepool’s natural beauty as you stroll along Seaton Carew Beach – a perfect spot for building sandcastles and playing fun beach games. If you’re feeling competitive, enjoy a game of mini-golf at Lofty’s Crazy Golf, bowling at Larry’s Lanes or a thrilling trampolining session at Jump 360. For those thrill-seeking families, get yourself down to Hartlepool Marina and enjoy a Stand-up Paddle Boarding session for some guaranteed laughs.

Get closer to nature at Tees Mouth Field Centre and RSPB Salthome – both home to all kinds of wildlife, plants and flowers. You can even learn more about Hartlepool’s prominent nuclear history at Hartlepool Power Station.

Hartlepool is home to gorgeous natural landscapes, from its stunning coastline to glorious country parks make sure to explore these scenic environments in our collection of walks and rides. Enjoy a picnic at Ward Jackson Park or partake in some wild adventure activities at Summer Hill Country Park – there’s endless fun to be had!

Interact with your favourite animals at Tweddle’s Farm – there’s opportunities to cuddle with pet-friendly animals like rabbits and guinea pigs and feed larger animals including sheep, and even Llama’s. 

If the weathers not on your side, you can enjoy a bit of retail therapy at Middleton Grange Shopping Centre or watch the latest movie releases at Vue Cinema. Keep you eye’s peeled for any fun family events happening on our What’s On page, from theatre productions to craft sessions, there’s plenty of entertainment for the whole family.

Whatever your family enjoy, start making memories today and explore the wonderful coastal town of Hartlepool!