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Newcastle upon Tyne
Founded in 2000, Wylam is a 30 Barrel Micro Brewery that resides at the Palace of Arts in Exhibition Park. Alongside the Brewery there is a Brewery Tap, which is open to the public Thursdays to Sundays inclusive. The Grand Hall plays host to Live...
Whatever the season, come rain or shine – the award-winning WWT Washington Wetland Centre is the perfect place to connect with nature.
Newcastle upon Tyne
World Head Quarters is an alternative, somewhat underground nightclub in Newcastle city centre. With a dedicated base of subculture representatives, the club prides itself on its diverse and unified approach to partying.
Workplace Gallery is a contemporary art gallery run by artists.
Based in Gateshead UK, Workplace Gallery represents a portfolio of emerging and established artists through the gallery programme, curatorial projects and international art fairs.
For a taste of Northumberland's history and mining heritage try a visit to Woodhorn - Museum and Northumberland Archives, near Ashington.
Whitley Bay & Tynemouth is a coastal area just 8 miles east of Newcastle and includes the famous seaside destinations of Whitley Bay, Tynemouth, and also Cullercoats, North Shields and Wallsend often referred to as Newcastle coast.
The seaside town of Whitley Bay has been popular with generations of visitors. The iconic St. Mary's Lighthouse; now a visitor centre, stands on its own island and features a nature reserve and wetland habitat.
Whinfield Coke Ovens were built in 1861 and are a rare example of intact beehive coke ovens that were still operating in 1958 and therefore in living memory. They are currently on the heritage at risk register as a result of repeated vandalism,...
Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre
Young or old come along and try one or more of our activities including archery, assault course, climbing wall, high ropes assault course, mountain biking, orienteering, skiing, sledging, and tubing!
Whickham Hermitage Community Garden is a walled garden on the outskirts of Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. After an extensive period of time and through the magnificent efforts of a dedicated team of volunteers and experts, Whickham Hermitage Community...
Leisure / Swimming Pool
Tyne and Wear
Wet ‘n’ Wild is the North East’s largest indoor water park, offering an experience like nothing else in the region. Wet ‘n’ Wild offers 18 attractions including 10 exciting thrill rides, a lazy river, a wave pool, a mini water park and more!
A former colliery site, Weetslade Country Park has been extensively landscaped to create a wildlife haven on the edge of the city with a hill, grassland, scrub, reed bed and woodland areas.
With state-of-the-art facilities, modern and spacious party rooms and top quality catering, Waves is the ideal place to party. Choose from soft play or hire out the entire pool for you and your friends. Admission prices vary.
Country / Royal Park
Reclaimed colliery site with large lake and multi user path. Newly planted woodland and additional streamside mature woodland.
Historic House / Palace
At the heart of historic Washington village this picturesque stone manor house and its gardens provide a tranquil oasis, reflecting gentry life following the turbulence of the English Civil War.
Castle / Fort
The Castle with its magnificent cross-shaped keep crowns a hilltop above the River Coquet.
I can offer guiding services in North East England on coaches or on foot, in English. This includes guiding of historic sites, churches, museums, art galleries and walking tours in all the main towns and cities of the area.
Historic House / Palace
Visit the magnificent estate where politics and play came together in the heart of Northumberland.
Newcastle upon Tyne
Vane represents the work of a number of artists, both from across the UK and internationally, as well as showing the work of invited artists in collaboration with other galleries.
Vallum is a community of food producers who have gathered together on our family farm out of their shared ethos and commitment to traditional, local produce.
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.
Follow our Hollywood-style Walk of Fame along the Quayside and meet some of NewcastleGateshead's most inspiring people from the past 60 years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 and the North East boasts some fantastic theatres and independent cinemas, showing local, national and international shows.
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!
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.
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!