Opening Hours and Admission Prices

COVID 19 – Update

Due to the ongoing covid 19 restrictions, we are operating with reduced opening hours until the summer holidays.

  • Family Stay & Play sessions will be pre-bookable with a maximum of 30 families per session. Bookings can be made by calling 0191 266 5233 on Monday 21st June from 10am, or via email Bookings will not be accepted before this date/ time.

We will be operating with reduced opening hours until the summer holidays.

The pre-bookable family sessions will be limited to;-
Wednesday 4-7pm
Thursday 4-7pm
Saturday 10am-12:30pm
Saturday 1:30-4pm
Sunday 10am-12:30pm
Sunday 1:30-4pm
  • For schools, colleges and care providers:  Term-time, mid-week sessions between 10am – 2pm can be pre-booked in advance. Please call 0191 266 5233 or email

It is our intention to open 7 days a week during the school summer holidays.  More details to follow soon.

Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Admission Prices

A valid family membership is required to visit the Tim Lamb Centre.  Membership is only available to families with a disabled child /child with additional needs and costs £15 per year.  For more information about how to join, please see our membership page.

Disabled child / young person 


Sibling member


Non-member guest child/ young person*


Baby under one-year-old   


Parent/ carer 


* Non-member guests must be signed in by a family member.  Only one non-member family group can be signed in per visit. 

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