Its that time of year again, Christmas is over, the tree will be coming down and all the excitement over all the new toys and gadgets is beginning to ware thin. It’s still cold and bleak outside and after spending weeks indoors you’re probably looking for some cheap wholesome family activities for the long dark nights.

We’ve put together a short list of some excellent value family activities in the local area this January. We hope you like them!

Hit the button to redeem these amazing deals this January!

Kids Soft Play Passes at the Ark from £5.50

What does this offer include?


  • Children’s soft play passes at The Ark
  • Valid Tue-Fri, 9am-3pm including school holidays
  • Full access: includes the relaxation and sensory room, the soft play area and the sky room, plenty to keep everyone entertained
  • Soft play includes a 3 story play frame, small baby play corner and a sensory room, lighting effects and sounds
  • Play frame has a 4 way racing slide, zip wire swing, a spiral slide, punch bags and plenty to climb!  
  • Suitable for children ages 0-12 years
  • Keep the kids happy and entertained
  • Café with food and drinks available on site
  • Based in Crawcrook

Fine Print:

  • Subject to availability
  • Valid for kids aged between 1-12 years
  • £1 surcharge applies for babies aged between 0-12 months
  • Can multi-buy for groups
  • Each pass is for a 90 minute session
  • Disability friendly and accessible
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult who does not have to pay entry
  • Voucher must be used within 2 months from date purchased 

The Offer:

Are you looking for a fun activity for the kids to keep them both happy and entertained then we have the perfect offer for you! This all inclusive offer gives full access to all three below areas.

Soft Play

The play centre caters for children from birth to 12 years old, with a 3 story play frame, small baby play corner and a sensory room with bubble tubes, lighting effects and sounds.

The play frame has plenty to keep you entertained, including a 4 way racing slide, zip wire swing, a spiral slide, punch bags and plenty to climb!   The soft play is designed to take adults too, so parents are free to join their children in play. 

Sensory Room

The Ark Sensory Room provides a relaxing and fun place for young children (under 3 years) or children with special needs to come and play!

Sky Room

The sky-themed playroom means your children can have their head in the clouds and enjoy imaginary fun.

The Sky Room was a small-world area, a craft area, a construction/vehicle play area and a sensory/ story area. Let you children’s imagination run wild while you enjoy coffee and cake.


The Ark

Main Road


NE40 3UG


Family Entry to Kirkley Hall Zoo from £10.00


What does this offer include?


  • Family Entry to Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens
  • Valid for 2 adults and up to 3 children
  • See animals in their natural habitats
  • 200 different species of animals
  • Available on site: petting barn, garden trails, picnic areas and a highly rated café
  • No booking required, simply purchase your voucher and take with you on the day
  • Based in Ponteland

Fine Print:

  • Subject to availability
  • Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult
  • Limit 1 voucher per family per visit
  • Entire value must be used in a single visit
  • Opening hours: Weekends only (10am-4pm), can also be used Northumberland school holiday dates 
  • Activity is weather permitting; cancellations can occur with adverse weather conditions
  • Excludes 24th and 25th March, 13th May and Christmas holidays
  • Voucher must be used within 3 months from date purchased 

The Offer

Looking for something fun to do this weekend with the kids?

Grab a bargain, take out this offer and have a memory making family day out experience. Valid for two adults and up to three children, spend the day at the Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens with a huge range of animals, 200 species to be exact, in their natural habitats including Lemurs, Wallabies, Meerkats, Coatis and many more. With plenty of kids activities on site including a petting bar, play areas, a garden trail, picnic area and a highly rated café this place has it all to guarantee a great weekend activity.

Your children are guaranteed to have a fabulous day out with animals from the more well known to the more exotic that they are likely never have seen or heard of before.

No booking required, simply purchase your voucher and take it with you on the day.

Based in Ponteland it is just a nice drive to spend the day out with the kids, be sure to get your voucher(s) now…….


Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens
NE20 0AQ


Full Motion Wrap Around Car Racing Simulator from £29.00

What does this offer include?


  • Full motion & 270 degree wrap around screen car racing simulator
  • Are you a petrol head, a fan of racing games or just want to be on the front line of gaming experiences then this is for you!
  • Play on all the world’s most popular courses
  • Fully immersive racing game experience
  • ‘Must try’ experience
  • Great for people of all ages
  • Duration: 30 and 60 minutes options available 
  • Open 9am to 9pm, 7 days a week
  • Great gift idea
  • Based near Newcastle airport

Fine Print:

  • Subject to availability 
  • Over 12 years only, under 18s must be accompanied by a fare paying adult
  • Can multi-buy as gifts
  • Surcharge on weekend bookings
  • Only one person per voucher, time cannot be split between people
  • If you think 30 minutes is not enough we strongly recommend multi-buying or selecting the 60 minute option as you will not get the saving on the day without your voucher(s)
  • 24 hour cancellation/re-scheduling policy applies
  • Voucher must be used within 4 months of purchase

The Offer

Some of the most popular video games out there are racing games, however any driver will know that it does not feel like the real thing as you cannot get an immersive experience tapping on X and staring at a small TV. 

With this offer experience a fully immersive racing experience all whilst remaining completely safe. This 270 degree specialist racing simulator allows you the real time ability to look over your shoulder, allowing you to pick up key details unavailable on consoles especially in a competitive race.

With state of the art graphics, a full moving platform along with force feedback and tactile transducers, (giving the full sense of driving it yourself) which moves to your movements to give you an authentic experience of what racing on these tracks would be like, it gives you an unforgettable experience.

Want to see a 260 degree car simulator in action? See here – Car Racing Simulator Newcastle 

Great gift idea for individuals but also a great group activity for you to take part with your friends and make it really fun or really competitive. Please note however it is one voucher per person but you can multi-buy for groups.

Get your voucher(s) now and get booked in…. 


Brunswick Industrial Estate
Unit 5,
Gibson House,
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE13 7GB

Pop Music Experience from £19.99

What does this offer include?


  • 1 hour in the recording studio
  • Take a CD home on the day, with your singing performance
  • Choose either a solo experience or for a group of 5 to 20 people
  • Professional sound engineer
  • Central Newcastle location

Fine Print:

  • Subject to availability
  • Voucher must be used within 6 months from date of purchase
  • Suitable for all ages

The Offer

Looking for a fun activity for the kids but done everything on the list that you can think of? This pop music experience gives them all time in a professional studio to produce a CD to take away with them, welcome to sing their own songs or any of the wide range of hit music available it guarantees an afternoon they will be amazed with.

Not just for kids, were you watching the most recent series of X Factor and fancy yourself just as good as the next big star? Does your voice deserve the same top-quality studio treatment as your favourite singers? Or maybe you want a unique and memorable gift for a loved one. Whatever your story, whatever your level (even if just for a bit of fun and a laugh) this professional recording studio in the heart of Newcastle city centre has everything you need for an exciting recording experience!

With the popularity of programmes such as the X Factor and The Voice, this offer is perfect for the professional aspiring singer all the way to a once in a lifetime child’s experience. 

Just let us know which track you would like to sing and we’ll sort out the backing track and lyrics ready for when you arrive on the big day!’

Get your voucher now before the offer expires…..


Pop Music Experience

4th Floor, British India House,

 15 Carliol Square, 

Newcastle Upon Tyne 


Two Games of Laser Force from £4.99

What does this offer include?


  • 2 x 15 minute Laserforce games at Quasar South Shields
  • Suitable for ages 6+ meaning fun for all the family
  • Battle in the UV-lit battle arena
  • Great way to keep the kids entertained
  • All equipment provided
  • Game length: 15 minutes x2
  • Scores are displayed to show who is the winner in the rankings
  • Based in South Shields

Fine Print:

  • Subject to availability 
  • Minimum age: 6 years. No maximum age
  • Maximum four vouchers per group
  • Available Mon-Fri
  • Not available bank holiday or school holidays
  • Parents do not have to play but must remain on the premises
  • No height restrictions
  • May be removed if causing safety issues
  • Voucher must be used by 25th May 2018

The Offer

We have teamed up with Quasar South Shields, to bring you this great offer.

Get ready to lock and load to battle it out in the laser force arena. Suitable for all ages from 6 to 106, you’ll love the adrenaline pumping exhilaration of stalking your opponents while preparing your attack and unleashing a searing volley of laser fire in the battlezone of the 21st century. This is no video game – this is for REAL.

Based at Ocean Beach Pleasure Park in South, this is a great addition to an action packed family fun day out. Full briefings and all the laser tag equipment you need is provided in the price.

Each player is kitted out with a futuristic Battlesuit and Laser Gun. Each game is played out in a battlezone laser zone. You score points when you zap your opponents and targets in the interactive arena.  From team to solo games, there is a format suitable for you and your team.

Scores are displayed at the end of the game for the competitive ones in the group to see who comes out on top!

Get your voucher now before the offer expires….



Ocean Beach Pleasure Park

Sea Road

South Shields

NE33 2LD

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