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Hello & Welcome to NewcastleGateshead

Explore castles and coast

Explore castles and coast

Bamburgh, Alnwick and more

Visit Northern England

Map of the North East of England

Hello and welcome to the North of England

Head north and explore some of England’s most exciting cities, stunning countryside and outstanding coastline. Our historic castles, beautiful stately homes and UNESCO World Heritage Sites tell the story of 2,000 years of England’s historic and often turbulent past.

Once the powerhouse of the Industrial Revolution, today you can explore our vibrant cities’ industrial past alongside our exciting future, celebrated in some of the most iconic architecture and public art you will find in the UK.

We’ve put together some suggested itineraries to help you make the most of your visit to Northern England.

What's Happening...

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Beamish Museum

Beamish Museum

Experience a real sense of your past at Beamish and discover what life was like in North East...

Openings

29 Oct - 5 Apr 2019

29th October 2018-5th April 2019
Locomotion: The National Railway Museum

Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon

The museum, home to many vehicles from the National Railway Collection, regularly welcomes guest...

Openings

Locomotion

1st January 2018-31st December 2018
The Bowes Museum

The Bowes Museum

A magnificent French château created in the late 19th century by John and Joséphine Bowes, housing...

Openings

The Bowes Museum

1st January 2018-31st December 2018

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