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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 Gateshead Millennium Bridge to your Itinerary

    Gateshead Millennium Bridge

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    Sightseeing

    Gateshead

    Gateshead Millennium Bridge - the world's first and only tilting bridge! Did you know the Gateshead Millennium Bridge has been on a postage stamp?

  2. 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…

  3. Add Grey's Monument to your Itinerary

    Grey's Monument

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    Historic Site

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    A visit to Newcastle wouldn't be complete with a wander to the foot of Grey's Monument in the heart of Newcastle city centre. Situated at the head of Newcastle's finest streets - Grey Street and Grainger Street - the striking monument is one of…

  4. Add Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum to your Itinerary

    Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum

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    Museum

    Wallsend

    Segedunum Roman Fort is the gateway to Hadrian's Wall. Explore the excavated fort site, visit reconstructions of a Roman bath house, learn about the history of the area in the museum and enjoy the view from the 35 metre viewing tower.

  5. 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…

  6. Add River Escapes to your Itinerary

    River Escapes

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    Boat Trip

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Explore Newcastle and Gateshead from a different perspective with a cruise down the River Tyne with River Escapes. Take an informative and fun boat trip along the Quayside and find out all about Newcastle and Gateshead from one of River…

  7. Add Newcastle United Football Club to your Itinerary

    Newcastle United Football Club

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    Sports Ground

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Any visitor to NewcastleGateshead who surveys the city skyline, can be left in little doubt as to one of the overriding passions of the region. St James' Park is home to Newcastle United and the ground towers over the city.

  8. Add Gibside National Trust to your Itinerary

    Gibside National Trust

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    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    Rowlands Gill

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

  9. 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.

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