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 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.

  2. Add Corbridge Roman Town - Hadrian's Wall to your Itinerary

    Corbridge Roman Town - Hadrian's Wall

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    Castle / Fort

    Corbridge

    Corbridge Roman Town is the only place in Britain where you can walk along the original surface of a Roman ‘high street’, flanked by the excavated remains of granaries, a fountain, markets, workshops and temples.

  3. 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…

  4. 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.

  5. Add Winged Tales of the North: Street Art in Ouseburn to your Itinerary

    Winged Tales of the North: Street Art in Ouseburn

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    A playful and imaginative street art trail inspired by new flash fiction by David Almond – one of the North’s best-loved writers. Originally created as part of Great Exhibition of the North 2018 which took place across Newcastle and Gateshead during…

  6. Add Wylam Brewery to your Itinerary

    Wylam Brewery

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    Brewery

    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…

  7. Add Bamburgh Castle to your Itinerary

    Bamburgh Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    Bamburgh


  8. Add Ocean Beach Pleasure Park to your Itinerary

    Ocean Beach Pleasure Park

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    Funfair

    South Shields

    Situated on the stunning coastline of South Shields, Ocean Beach Pleasure Park is a great experience for a fun filled family day out. With over40 rides, attractions, arcades and more there is something for everyone to enjoy.

    As well as the usual…

  9. Add Beamish Museum: The Living Museum of the North to your Itinerary

    Beamish Museum: The Living Museum of the North

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    Museum

    Beamish

    Experience a real sense of your past at Beamish and discover what life was like in North East England in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian times.

  10. Add Daniel Farm to your Itinerary

    Daniel Farm

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    Farm

    Crawcrook

    Daniel Farm is both a working farm and visitor attraction, with a café, deli serving home-baked cakes and pastries, whilst the adjoining farm shop is well stocked with local artisan foods and deli-goods including fresh bread, cheese, eggs, quiches…

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