Welcome to Newy with Kids!
Created by a local mum with a team of contributors, Newy with Kids keeps you up to date with what’s happening in the Newcastle, NSW region. It’s your guide to family-friendly attractions, activities and events in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie & the Hunter. Whether it’s information on playgrounds, cafes, school holiday activities, kids concerts or family events, Newy with Kids provides readers with information about things to do with kids.
Upcoming events in Newcastle?
Searching for things to do with your kids in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie & The Hunter?
- Check out a list of 100 ideas of fun things to do with your family in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens and the Hunter.
- Kids getting bored during the school holidays? Have a look at our school holiday planner updated each school holidays.
- Need activities to get out of the house with babies? Check out Newcastle with Babies guide.
- Bored on your maternity leave? Here are 52 Weekly Challenges for New Mums.
- Keep active toddlers busy with Newcastle with Toddlers guide.
- Check out the Parks and Playgrounds section on the Newy with Kids website for a list of places you can visit with your family.
- If you feel like going for walk or a bike ride, check our extensive lists of kid-friendly walks and cycleways in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie & the Hunter.
- Want information on family-friendly beaches and ocean baths? Check out our top beaches for kids in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie article
- Free fun? Check out the 50+ free and low cost things to do with kids in Newcastle & the Hunter.
- Get out of the house and meet new friends at Playgroup. For a list, check out the Newy with Kids Playgroup guide
- Have a mums group and looking for ideas? Check out 10 activities you can do with your mums group.
- Need a break? Find a family-friendly spot in the 50+ camping & holiday parks to stay within a 3 hour drive of Newcastle.
Eating out with kids?
- Here’s a list of Kids Eat Free places when you don’t feel like cooking.
- Here’s also a guide to local restaurants with kids areas or playgrounds.
Planning a party?
- Check out the Newy with Kids Ultimate Birthday Party Guide. It gives you 100+ ideas to celebrate your kids birthday including venues, local playgrounds and party services.
Need parenting resources?
- Expecting a child? Here’s our popular Pregnancy & Childbirth guide which lists pregnancy, childbirth and new parent resources in Newcastle.
- Check out Help & Support Resources for Parents.
Moving to Newcastle?
- Planning a move to Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and the Hunter region? Here’s a Newy with Kids Moving to Newcastle guide that provides lots of information about Newcastle including info on local services, education and healthcare.
- One thing to know when you move to Newcastle is how intertwined it is. Check out the Newy with Kids article Newcastle & 2 Degrees of Separation which gives you an idea of how interconnected this region is (in a good way!)
Visiting Newcastle with kids?
- Just visiting but still want to know all the best things to do with kids? Check out the Top 15 things to do with kids article.
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