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Things to do in Ouseburn

There's plenty to do in Ouseburn, Newcastle, whatever your age or interest. Ouseburn has plenty for you to do from attractions, art galleries and an urban farm to micro-breweries, pubs, restaurants and cafes.

Families looking for a fun and educational day out should check out Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books. With seven floors of exhibitions, activities and events, its the perfect place to immerse yourself in the world of books and storytelling.

Animal-lovers will find plenty to do at Ouseburn Farm, home to a variety of farmyard animals. Depending on the time of year, you might even get to see some adorable baby animals, from chicks and lambs to piglets and calves, plus many more! This community-run urban farm in Ouseburn also runs a number of events throughout the year, while just across the road are Stepney Bank Stables, have a go at horse riding with a variety of lessons to suit all ages and levels.

Culture buff? There's no shortage of art, music and events happening in Ouseburn. Visit The Biscuit Factory, the UK's largest independent contemporary art, craft and design gallery. Based in a magnificently converted Victorian warehouse, The Biscuit Factory houses cutting-edge art exhibitions, a craft and jewellery shop and The Factory Kitchen cafe.

Budding interior designers visiting Ouseburn can browse reclaimed and antique furniture in one of the warehouses nestled under the arches of Byker Bridge, where you can discover your next treasure or up-cycling project.

Continue your cultural journey through the Ouseburn Valley with a visit to Hoult's Yard. This former pottery works has been transformed into a creative hub, with studios and offices filled with artists and creative businesses. With gigs, live theatre and art exhibitions a regular occurrence, there's something for everyone at this cultural hotspot.

Finish off your night with a drink at The Cluny, a bar, art gallery and music venue that is nationally renowned as one of the best gig venues in the region or walk along the Quayside to find many more fantastic bars and restaurants that NewcastleGateshead has to offer.

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  1. Add The Victoria Tunnel to your Itinerary

    The Victoria Tunnel

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    Museum

    Ouseburn

    Discover ‘Newcastle’s Hidden Heritage’ - experience the sounds of a wartime air raid and follow your guides underground to discover the Tunnel's role as a colliery waggonway. Listen out for the oncoming coal wagons!

  2. Add Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books to your Itinerary

    Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Ouseburn

    Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books is where our rich heritage of children’s books is collected, celebrated and brought to life. With exhibitions, dressing up, storytelling and crafts, Seven Stories spells the perfect day out for…

  3. Add Seven Stories Bookshop to your Itinerary

    Seven Stories Bookshop

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    Bookshop

    Ouseburn

    Seven Stories Bookshop is an independent children's bookshop in the heart of Ouseburn, Newcastle. Part of popular visitor attraction, Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books, the bookshop is a treasure trove of loved books for…

  4. Add The Cycle Hub to your Itinerary

    The Cycle Hub

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    Cycle

    Quayside Newcastle


    Co-owned by Newcastle Cycle Centre & holiday company Saddle Skedaddle this chilled out cafe and bike shop is smack bang on the C2C route.

    The C2C cycle route is one of the UK's key challenge rides, attracting tens of thousands of cyclists each…

  5. Add Back to the Future: Guided Walk in Ouseburn to your Itinerary

    Back to the Future: Guided Walk in Ouseburn

    Ouseburn

    Discover the history of the Ouseburn Valley with a weekly guided walk which looks at the more recent regeneration story and what the future holds for Ouseburn - all in 90 minutes!

    Join the Ouseburn Trust for a new guided walk which will take…

  6. Add Saddle Skedaddle to your Itinerary

    Saddle Skedaddle

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    Cycling Tour

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Whether you want to cycle through stunning countryside, along beautiful coastline, past amazing castles, or through quiet backwaters and historic towns, there is no better way to see the North East of England.

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    Northern Print

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    Arts Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Northern Print is the place for printmaking in the North East. Located in the heart of the Ouseburn, this welcoming venue houses both a gallery and studio dedicated to printmaking.

  8. Add The Tyne Bar to your Itinerary

    The Tyne Bar

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    Public House / Bar

    Ouseburn

    The Tyne Bar promises a 'civilized blend of wonderful beer, great music and innovative food'. Visit the pub's website for news of gigs coming up or just head down to sample the very best of locally brewed real ales or enjoy a coffee in a beer garden

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