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Attractions

Attractions worth shouting about! 

If you are looking for cultural activities and things to do then why not visit Newcastle and Gateshead and start exploring the many attractions the vibrant cities have to offer? There are a number of must-see attractions including award-winning, family friendly museums such as Beamish Museum, Seven Stories and Life Science Centre - the biggest and the best science centre in the North of England.

Uncover the history behind Newcastle's name at the oldest building in the city and popular visitor attraction, Newcastle Castle. Get hands on at one of the many free museums and art galleries in Newcastle and Gateshead including Great North Museum: Hancock and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.

Newcastle and Gateshead also have iconic landmarks which are must-see attractions on any visit to the region. Watch Gateshead Millennium Bridge tilt on the Newcastle Quayside or sit at the feet of the Angel of the North.

Explore historic Hadrian's Wall in the city at Wallsend, Newcastle or head out to Northumberland to discover the Roman wall in all its rugged glory.  Head further afield to explore the North East at popular attractions including Alnwick Garden and Alnwick Castle in Northumberland and WWT Washington Wetland Centre in South Tyneside.

Visitors to Newcastle and Gateshead will have no shortage of attractions and venues to keep you buys, inspired, informed and amazed.  

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  1. Add Newcastle Castle to your Itinerary

    Newcastle Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Located in the historic heart of the city, Newcastle Castle tells the story of this fascinating historic site by uniting the Black Gate and the Castle.

  2. Add Sport Central to your Itinerary

    Sport Central

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    Sports Ground

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Sport Central is home to the hopes and aspirations of thousands of Northumbria University students, staff and members of the North East community.

  3. English Heritage Properties North East

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    Historic House / Palace

    North Tyneside

    From the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site and stunning coastal castles to spiritual priories, grand gardens and intriguing hidden gems, English Heritage in North East England can offer so many great places to visit for a summer day out.

  4. Add Newcastle United Stadium Tours to your Itinerary

    Newcastle United Stadium Tours

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    Sports Ground

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    A tour of St James' Park will take you on an amazing journey through the history of Newcastle United. Your knowledgeable tour guide will show you many areas you will never have seen before.

  5. Add Angel of the North to your Itinerary

    Angel of the North

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    Sightseeing

    Gateshead

    The Gateshead Angel of the North is Britain's largest sculpture. Find travel information and directions to the Angel of the North.

  6. Add Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens to your Itinerary

    Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

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    Historic House / Palace

    Northumberland


    An architectural masterpiece, influenced heavily by the temples of ancient Greece, the Grand Grecian Hall is a true spectacle. Explore the Middleton family bedrooms with incredible views over rest of the estate. Whilst the hall itself is…

  7. Add Durham Cricket  to your Itinerary

    Durham Cricket

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    Sports Ground

    Chester-le-Street

    Nestled in the heart of County Durham is Emirates Riverside, one of the most unique international sports stadiums in the country. Not only the most northern international cricket stadium but the one-stop destination for concerts, conferencing and…

  8. Add Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Blaydon-on-Tyne

    The Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre at Winlaton Mill is the perfect place to plan your visit to this amazing area. Bursting with acres of beautiful natural woodland, rich in wildlife and with lots of industrial and cultural heritage to discover,…

  9. Add Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum to your Itinerary

    Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum

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    Historic Site

    South Tyneside

    Arbeia is the best reconstruction of a Roman fort in Britain and offers visitors a unique insight into the every day life of the Roman army, from the soldier in his barrack room to the commander in his luxurious house.

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