Family Fun: Why Diggerland Is a Great Family Day Out in Durham!

Calling all adventure seekers and families in Durham! The wait is over – Diggerland Durham has officially reopened its doors for the season, and we’re thrilled to announce that we are now open every weekend. Get ready for an unparalleled family day out in Durham filled with excitement, laughter, and hands-on experiences that will create lasting memories for everyone.

Discover Diggerland Durham

Nestled in the picturesque landscape of Durham, you can find Diggerland Durham in Langley Park. This is one of the four fantastic Diggerland locations across the UK. The park is surrounded by beautiful countryside and many accommodation choices such as Ushaw Historic House and Hamsteels Hall Holiday Cottages, if you are looking to visit Diggerland Durham from further away. Our park provides a unique twist on the traditional family day out, offering an array of construction-themed rides and attractions that cater to visitors of all ages.

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Rides and Drives

At Diggerland Durham, there are many rides and drives to explore. Whether you fancy getting spun around in a digger bucket on Spindizzy or individually driving a JCB 3CX, we have something for all of you digger fanatics! We have 20 rides and drives in total, as well as some extra coin-operated rides for those under 100cm so they don’t miss out on the fun (make sure to bring some extra change!).

Hands-On Excitement

What sets Diggerland apart is the hands-on experience it offers. Visitors can step into the shoes of a construction worker and take control of real heavy machinery. From mini diggers to Komatsu excavators, the thrill of operating these machines is an experience that both kids and adults will cherish. It’s an adventure that combines education with pure, unadulterated fun.

Safety First, Always

At Diggerland Durham, safety is paramount. Before entering the park, visitors will watch a safety video so that they know how to operate the machinery safely. Our rides and attractions undergo rigorous inspections to meet the highest safety standards. Trained staff are present throughout the park to guide and assist visitors, ensuring a secure and enjoyable experience for everyone. You can rest easy knowing that your family’s safety is our top priority.

Visit Diggerland Durham

Diggerland Durham invites you to embark on a family day out in Durham like never before. With our doors wide open for the season and extended weekend hours, there’s never been a better time to dig into the excitement. Unleash your inner construction enthusiast, create memories with your loved ones, and discover the joy of a family day out at Diggerland Durham. We can’t wait to welcome you for a day packed with laughter, adventure, and the thrill of hands-on fun!

Book Your Tickets Today!

Are you ready for a day of fun with the whole family? Don’t forget to pre book your tickets in advance on our website to save yourself some money!

Check out our price list here: 

Over 100cm: £25.95pp

Over 65: £12.97pp

Under 100cm: Free

Carer to disabled customer: Free

All information correct as of: 23/02/2024