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Industry

You may not be aware that Gateshead was once the greatest producer of ironware in Europe as well as being home to the railway.

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  1. Add Gibside to your Itinerary

    Gibside

    Rowlands Gill

    Escape to this tranquil 18th century landscaped garden created by one of the richest men in Georgian England, George Bowes.

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    Price £6.20 to £30.40 Per Ticket Type
  2. Add Bowes Railway to your Itinerary

    Bowes Railway

    Gateshead

    The Bowes Railway is the only operational and preserved standard gauge cable railway system in the world. Dating from 1826 and designed in part by George Stephenson, it was one of the world’s first modern railways.

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    Free
  3. Add Crowley’s Iron Works to your Itinerary

    Crowley’s Iron Works

    Winlaton

    Sir Ambrose Crowley established one of the very first factories using the water power of the river Derwent to drive huge machines to produce wrought iron. A weir across the Derwent and stone dam which has been reclaimed by nature near Clockburn Lake...

  4. Add Tanfield Railway to your Itinerary

    Tanfield Railway

    Marley Hill

    Laying claim to be ‘the world’s oldest railway’ this preserved steam railway is a great day out for families and history fans alike. The railway, or waggonway as it was known at the time, was built in 1725 and is considered to be a triumph of...

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    Price Free to £26.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add Path Head Water Mill to your Itinerary

    Path Head Water Mill

    Blaydon-on-Tyne

    Nestled away and just off the road out of Blaydon towards Ryton is Path Head Water Mill. The mill is an 18th century feat of engineering located in a tranquil valley, close to meadows and wooded walks with picnic facilities and a safe garden area. 

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    Price £2.00 to £3.50 Per Ticket Type

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