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 Stephenson Railway Museum to your Itinerary

    Stephenson Railway Museum

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    Museum

    North Shields


  2. Add Life Science Centre to your Itinerary

    Life Science Centre

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    Museum

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Life Science Centre in Newcastle is an award-winning visitor attraction a short walk from Newcastle Central Station. Families, science enthusiasts and visitors who are looking for things to do in Newcastle will be able to spend a packed day…

  3. Add Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project to your Itinerary

    Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project

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    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    Auckland Castle is one of the best-preserved bishops’ palaces in the whole of Europe and is at the centre of The Auckland Project which is a visitor destination located in the market town of Bishop Auckland, County Durham. Auckland Castle is…

  4. Add BBC Newcastle Children's Interactive Tour to your Itinerary

    BBC Newcastle Children's Interactive Tour

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    Walking Tour

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Our Children’s Interactive tour is designed especially for 6-12 year olds, it is not about the parents, teachers, or grandparents (as lovely as they always are!). Pre booking essential.

  5. Add Saltwell Park and Saltwell Towers to your Itinerary

    Saltwell Park and Saltwell Towers

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    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    Gateshead

    Saltwell Park, based in the heart of Gateshead, is one of Britain's finest examples of a Victorian Park. The park has seen an amazing transformation and has been restored to its Victorian splendour.

  6. 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.

  7. Add Gibside National Trust to your Itinerary

    Gibside National Trust

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    Historic House / Palace

    Rowlands Gill

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

  8. Add Bamburgh Castle to your Itinerary

    Bamburgh Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    Bamburgh


  9. Add Escape Key to your Itinerary

    Escape Key

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    Indoor Attraction

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    The Escape Key is the North East's newest escape room centre. It is located in an atmospheric warehouse in the historic Gallowgate area of the Newcastle.

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