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Adventure Park / Playground
Welcome to the home of adventure in the North East! Set in the Treetops of our ancient woodland, our High Ropes Course is 2 hours of non-stop fun and challenges guaranteed to get your adrenaline pumping. We’ve packed your fun day out in the treetops...
Segedunum Roman Fort is the gateway to Hadrian's Wall. Explore the excavated fort site, visit reconstructions of a Roman bath house, learn about the history of the area in the museum and enjoy the view from the 35 metre viewing tower.
Whether you want to try your hand at this ancient sport or even hone your existing skills, we offer a great venue for Archery in the north east.
With rocky shores, grey seals and many species of seabird, the Farne Islands are as stunning as they are interesting. If you’re planning a day trip, be sure to take a picnic.
Opened in 1907, Sunderland Empire is the North East's flagship theatre. It's one of the region's largest venues with capacity to accommodate up to 2,200 people.
Castle / Fort
Wander around a romantic 16th-century castle.
Lindisfarne Castle was originally a Tudor fort before being transformed into a private house. Step inside and you’ll find intimate decorative rooms and stunning views along the coast.
Newcastle upon Tyne
Available all year Newcastle Racecourse caters for hospitality and conferences for up to 800 people with extensive Exhibition and Banqueting facilities.
Newcastle upon Tyne
Explore Newcastle Gateshead in style with an open top double decker bus tour, tickets start at £6 and are available from a wide network of bus stops.
The ODEON IMAX Cinema in Metrocentre Qube offers a choice of luxury, premier and standard seats across 12 screens as well as a VIP area, 3D screen and the first IMAX screen in the region.
Newcastle upon Tyne
Livello, in its chic and stylish setting, boasts a unique list of expertly crafted, exclusive cocktails alongside all the classics and a wine list of impressive vintage.
Parkland / Woodland Garden
Saltwell Park, based in the heart of Gateshead, is one of Britain's finest examples of a Victorian Park. The park has seen an amazing transformation and has been restored to its Victorian splendour.
Housed in a landmark industrial building on the south bank of the River Tyne in Gateshead, BALTIC is the biggest gallery of its kind in the world - presenting a dynamic, diverse and international programme of contemporary visual art.
The Gateshead Angel of the North is Britain's largest sculpture. Find travel information and directions to the Angel of the North.
Take a look inside a real Victorian railway station and visit the fascinating ticket office. Watch trains pass by and 'drive' a full-size bus cab. Explore 7 new interactive galleries which have been formed since the £1million redevelopment.
Gateshead Millennium Bridge - the world's first and only tilting bridge! Did you know the Gateshead Millennium Bridge has been on a postage stamp?
The picturesque village of Tynemouth stands at the mouth of the River Tyne with a history that dates back hundreds of years.
Adventure Sport Centre
Newcastle upon Tyne
Climb Newcastle is Newcastle's dedicated indoor climbing centre in Byker, close to the City Centre, offering climbing for kids and adults of all abilities with 3 floors of climbing facilities, a shop and cafe in a refurbished swimming pool
The Shipley is home to one of the largest collections of contemporary craft in northern England. Exhibits include jewellery, textiles, ceramics, furniture and glass.
Once the cradle of the industrial revolution on Tyneside, the area is once again becoming a vibrant place to live, work and play, thanks to imaginative, culture-led regeneration projects and the enthusiasm and commitment of the local community. Now...
Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre
Bring out your inner ape and enjoy up to three hours high up in the trees. Take on zip wires, Tarzan swings, rope ladders and a variety of obstacles and crossings. Bring all your tribe for a dose of fun, challenge and adventure.
NewcastleGateshead and the North East boasts some fantastic theatres and independent cinemas, showing local, national and international shows.
With a host of knowledgeable tour guides, as well sightseeing buses and cycle tours, there are many ways to find your perfect introduction to NewcastleGateshead.
We're a passionate bunch in the North East, and, when it comes to sport, we like to turn it up a notch. But it's not just about the football... we also have rugby, basketball, athletics and racing!
Get out and about with the family in NewcastleGateshead and experience a wide variety of events and exhibitions on offer across the city's attractions.
Get outdoors and closer to nature in the many green spaces and family attractions in and around NewcastleGateshead, including WWT Washington Wetland Centre and Blue Reef Aquarium.
NewcastleGateshead attracts some the biggest names in music, as well as having a fantastic underground scene of local musicians. Check out some of our amazing venues and enjoy live music almost every day of the week.
Here in NewcastleGateshead we're proud of our museums and art galleries, with venues like BALTIC and The Laing Art Gallery hosting some of the UK's biggest exhibitions.
With so much to see and do, where do you start? No need to panic, our list of must sees will ensure you experience the best NewcastleGateshead has to offer.
NewcastleGateshead has an array of fantastic visitor attractions, with everything from boutique bowling alleys to award-winning music halls, there really is something for everyone's tastes.
Follow our Hollywood-style Walk of Fame along the Quayside and meet some of NewcastleGateshead's most inspiring people from the past 60 years.
The vibrant capital of North East England is the place to come for dazzling culture and superb shopping, thrilling sport, great places to eat and - its not just us that say it - one of Europe's best nights out! And it's all served up with a hearty helping of our famous Geordie friendliness, from the moment our iconic Angel of the North welcomes you - literally - with open arms.
NewcastleGateshead offers everything from world-class culture, vibrant nightlife, award winning dining and much more! Minutes away from coast and countryside you can go from relaxing at the coast to soaking up world-class; from getting back in-touch with nature at a woodland retreat to shopping ‘till you drop at Europe’s largest indoor shopping and leisure complex, we guarantee that ‘boring’ - that awful little word - will slip quietly from your vocabulary while you’re far too busy to even notice.
It’s rare to find anywhere so diverse that amazes visitors at every turn with its dialogue between ultra-modern and ancient, urban and rural, tradition and innovation and the world-class and well-known with all that is local, unique, unspoiled and full of character. World-class culture, vibrant nightlife, award-winning dining, inspiring heritage, fantastic shopping and acclaimed architecture are linked here, as nowhere else, by the famous Northern spirit which unites our unique region.
With Newcastle’s Theatre Royal (regional home to the Royal Shakespeare Company) and the Sunderland Empire providing world-class theatre to suit all tastes from West End productions to esoteric drama. Live Theatre produces work as varied and diverse as its audiences and Northern Stage is a world-class venue for theatre making.
Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena and The Sage Gateshead attract big name performers and underground acts alike with their versatile performance spaces, whilst film-buffs are more than catered for with Metrocentre’s state-of-the-art ODEON IMAX screens as well as Newcastle’s smaller independent cinemas such as the Tyneside Cinema.
Gateshead’s BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art with its rolling programme of exhibitions is the biggest gallery of its kind in the world – an organisation whose ethos and mere existence captures NewcastleGateshead’s passion for culture which began, arguably, with Antony Gormley’s Angel of the North. It’s also worth checking out the huge variety of public art walks in the region’s towns, cities, coast and countryside as well as the wide range of smaller galleries across the area.
In the heart of Newcastle City Centre the Castle Keep, one of the country’s finest examples of a Northern Keep, hints at the region’s thousands of years of heritage in contrast to the neo-classical architecture of Grainger Town, with Grey Street winning Academy of Urbanism’s Great Street Award 2010. Attractions such as 2,000 year old Tynemouth Priory and Hadrian’s Wall confirm the region’s rich past and complement the offering of museums such as the newly refurbished and extended Great North Museum or take a tour through the fascinating Victoria Tunnel, which runs directly under the city.
Although we can’t promise there’ll always be sun, we guarantee you’ll be impressed by our stunning coastline which, studded with some of the country’s best beaches, provides the perfect setting for a summer day at the seaside or a refreshing autumnal stroll. In 2010, all of Tynemouth's Beaches were awarded prestigious Blue Flag status..
NewcastleGateshead is well-known for its excellent shopping provided by Eldon Square, the UK’s largest city centre shopping complex, and the Intu Metrocentre, Europe’s largest indoor shopping and leisure complex. Paired with the range of boutiques lining High-Bridge Street and scattered throughout fashionable suburbs like Jesmond, as well as the quaint and quirky markets of Tynemouth and Armstrong Bridge in Jesmond, NewcastleGateshead is a shopaholic’s dream!
Our brilliant nightlife is a point we needn’t labour, and you won’t be short of surprising places to eat, drink and be merry during the daytime too – whether it's dining out, calling into a cosy bar or being spotted in a cutting-edge club, NewcastleGateshead and its surroundings provide a feast of choice. For something a little different why not try Blackfriars restaurant which, housed in a historic friary in Newcastle City Centre, is believed to be the oldest restaurant in the country.
With Newcastle Falcons Rugby Club spawning the legendary Jonny Wilkinson and Gateshead International Stadium regularly hosting the best in international athletics talent plus climbing walls, the UK’s largest water park, a dry ski slope, surfing school,Beamish Wild High Ropes for the slightly more adventurous and much more, it’s not just football we’re passionate about... although if you fancy a kick around or want to watch a match in one of our two stadiums we promise we won’t say no.
NewcastleGateshead host all sorts of exciting events throughout the year. EAT! NewcastleGateshead is a food festival with a difference. Quirky, imaginative and of course delicious, EAT! proves that food festivals aren’t exclusively for connoisseurs. Sunderland Airshow, the biggest free event of its kind in Europe, never fails to amaze kids and grown-ups alike with jaw-dropping flying displays from the Red Arrows, Enchanted Parks sees Gateshead’s beautiful Saltwell Park transformed into an intriguing winter wonderland whilst Juice, NewcastleGateshead’s award-winning festival for children and young people, hosts all sorts of wild and wonderful events for babies, children and teenagers... and it keeps the parents entertained too!