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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 Explore Lifelong Learning to your Itinerary

    Explore Lifelong Learning

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    Venue Provider

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    ‘Explore’ is a radical and revolutionary vision of what Lifelong Learning can be: accessible and flexible, democratic and participative, innovative and challenging.

  2. Add South Shore Road to your Itinerary

    South Shore Road

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    Landmark

    Gateshead

    South Shore Road runs along the Gateshead side of the River Tyne with stunning views across the river, world class Music at the Sage Gateshead and the iconic BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and accessed via the world’s only tilting bridge…

  3. Add The Lakes Distillery to your Itinerary

    The Lakes Distillery

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    Distillery

    Lakes Distillery is the story of a dream come true (not that it was an easy task!) with a vision to create one of the leading malt spirits in the world, alongside offering one of the most unique visitor experiences in the Lake District. From a…

  4. Add Chinese Arch to your Itinerary

    Chinese Arch

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    Enviromental Attraction

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    An ornate 11m-high arch marking the northern entrance to Newcastle's Chinatown, home to many of Newcastle's Chinese restaurants.

  5. Add Jesmond Dene to your Itinerary

    Jesmond Dene

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    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Jesmond Dene is a unique haven of peace and tranquility, just minutes from Newcastle City Centre. It is a narrow wooded valley that follows the river Ouseburn between South Gosforth and Jesmond Vale.

  6. Add Exit Newcastle to your Itinerary

    Exit Newcastle

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    Family Fun

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Exit Newcastle is a live exit game in which you are locked in with friends, family or colleagues and have to solve a series of puzzles and mysteries to escape.

  7. Tyne Bridge

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    Historic Site

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Linking Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead, the Tyne Bridge is the most celebrated and most iconic of the seven bridges crossing the River Tyne.

  8. Add Watergate Forest Park to your Itinerary

    Watergate Forest Park

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    Country / Royal Park

    Gateshead

    Reclaimed colliery site with large lake and multi user path. Newly planted woodland and additional streamside mature woodland.

  9. Add The CTRL Pad at The Gate to your Itinerary

    The CTRL Pad at The Gate

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    Indoor Attraction

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Newcastle's very own video gaming lounge is now open in the centre of the Toon at The Gate. The CTRL Pad is packed with retro and bang up to date games and setups.

    There is something for everyone whether casual gamer or hardcore enthusiast as…

  10. Add Cheshire to your Itinerary

    Cheshire

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    Northern Futures

    Only 35 minutes from Manchester Airport the historic and vibrant city of Chester has a complete Roman wall, the oldest English racecourse, a magnificent Cathedral, the black and white shopping “rows” and a gorgeous river walk. 10 minutes away is…

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