Pathways4All is a unique local parent-led charity offering a bespoke play centre for disabled children and their families to enjoy. Based in Benton, North Tyneside, The Tim Lamb Centre offers soft play, trampolines, sensory facilities, a large outdoor play area, an IT suite, a toddler room, a teenage room and an art studio. Open 7 days a week for family play sessions, over 800 families from across the North East are already benefitting from their facilities. They also provide supervised sessions allowing parents and carers a much-needed break!

What Makes Pathways4All Unique?

The centre is unlike any other within the North East, and possibly the UK.
Their facilities are designed for all types of disability to enjoy. They have wheelchair access throughout, with a full size changing bed for those who require this. Pathways4All Tim Lamb Centre welcomes disabled babies, children and young adults and their families. There is something for everyone with a variety of activities throughout school holidays and supervised programmes for different age groups, including a sibling programme and parent programme.


The Tim Lamb Centre houses a soft play with sensory area, slide and spinners; a sensory room with a large musical water bed, bubble tubes and interactive light panels; an outdoor play area with two large play towers, a wheelchair accessible play tower, swings including a wheelchair swing, and many spinning toys; as well as other play areas – IT suite, toddler room, trampoline hall, teenage/young adult lounge and games area, an art studio. There is also a cafe on-site offering affordable light refreshments.

Location And Nearby

Pathways4All Tim Lamb Centre is based in the Rising Sun Country Park which offers many walks and plenty of nature to enjoy. There are a number of ponds attracting many birds. There are also horses and even a stag to see. On the other side of the country park, there is a farm with many animals and a bird of prey centre. Together with the Tim Lamb Centre, it can make a fantastic day out.

Children And Pets

Pathways 4 All Tim Lamb Centre is exclusive for children and their families. It is a member-only facility for those with disabilities or additional needs only. They do not allow pets in the centre.


Membership is £15 per family per year. Each visit is £3 per child for the member and their siblings. Friends and wider family members can accompany them at £5 per child without needing to join themselves.