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 Lost World Mini Golf to your Itinerary

    Lost World Mini Golf

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    Golf Course

    Tynemouth

    Lost World Adventure Golf is the perfect place for a trip out with the family!

    In a land that time forgot you can enjoy a 9 or 18 hole round of adventure golf set in beautifully landscaped course.

  2. Add Thornley Woodlands Centre to your Itinerary

    Thornley Woodlands Centre

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Rowlands Gill

    Thornley Woodlands Centre is within the ancient woodlands of the Derwent Valley that are home to many birds including green and great spotted woodpecker, nuthatch, and sparrowhawks. A cosy cafe serves delicious locally produced and seasonal food,…

  3. Add Wet ‘n’ Wild to your Itinerary

    Wet ‘n’ Wild

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    Leisure / Swimming Pool

    Tyne and Wear

    Enjoy splashing family fun at Wet ‘n’ Wild UK - the North East’s largest indoor water park. Come and try 10 exciting flumes, including the Abyss and Black Hole. You could even tackle the Kamikaze - if you DARE! Float around the lazy river, and ride…

  4. Add Cobalt Studios to your Itinerary

    Cobalt Studios

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    Arts Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Cobalt Studios is an arts and live music venue, offering creative events, club nights and artists’ studios with more in development.

  5. Add Tynemouth Priory and Castle to your Itinerary

    Tynemouth Priory and Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    North Tyneside

    Tynemouth Castle and Priory was once one of the largest fortified areas in England. Overlooking the North Sea and the River Tyne, it dominates the headland.

  6. Add Milkwellburn Wood Nature Reserve  to your Itinerary

    Milkwellburn Wood Nature Reserve

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    Nature Reserve

    Chopwell

    Milkwellburn Wood, near Blackhall Mill features an excellent network of surfaced tracks within the woodland providing access for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Currently undergoing a restoration project that aims to gradually remove the conifers in…

  7. 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.

  8. Add Carlisle to your Itinerary

    Carlisle

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    Northern Futures

    Discover Carlisle’s Historic Quarter with its 900-year-old Cathedral and medieval Castle a great attraction for everyone, with dungeons and labyrinths to be explored. Get closer to history in Cumbria’s Military Museum located in the Castle with a…

  9. 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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