Fun Shack Gateshead

Formally known as “The Giant’s Den” we have transformed this centre into a Modern, vibrant Family Fun Centre. Activities include the giant play frame, river-rapid slides, go karts, trampolines, donut slide, toddler village, volcano slide and tonnes more! Come on down to Fun Shack Gateshead, our latest addition to the North-East, boasting all the latest activities and equipment of any other centre. This centre is located on the junction of Eight Avenue and Princesway, just past Team Valley Retail Park.


Gateshead Activities

Ages 1-14


See how high your little ones can jump on one of Fun Shack’s most popular activities!
Ages 4-14

Cannonball Cove

Our canon pirate ship arena is unlike anything else you have seen! Complete with cannons, launch tubes, ball blasters and much more!
Ages 4-14

Volcano Slide

Dare to climb Fun Shack’s Volcano Slide? Shoot down the steep slope once you figure out how to get to the top
Ages 4-14

Tubby Slide

The North East’s only indoor Rubber Dingy Slide! Feel like you’re on the slopes as you slide down our 2 storey slide in giant rubber donut rings!
Ages 1-6

Toddler Village

Let your little ones imagination run wild in our interactive toddler village. Will they be a Chef, Fireman, Vet or a Shopkeeper?
Ages 0-4

Toddler Area

Fun Shack Gateshead has 2 seperate 0-4 play-frames as well as an interactive hard-play area, giving fun for all the family
Ages 4-14

Huge Play-Frame

This three-story assault course will give the older children hours of fun.
Ages 4-14

Football Court

Perfect for all the sport obsessed kids! See if your child has what it takes to be the next Mbappe!
Ages 4+

Go Karts

Test your need for speed and see who can drive the fastest on our miniature indoor Kids Go-Kart track! The race is on! Please Note: Go Karts are an additional £2 charge
Fun Shack Sites
Years Open
Unique Activities
Unhappy Faces

Opening Times

Term Time
Mon: 10am – 6.30pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wed – Sun: 10am – 6.30pm

School Holidays
Mon – Sun: 10am – 6.30am

Bank Holidays
10am – 5pm

We may close earlier if extremely quiet at managers discretion