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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 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.

  2. Add Holy Island of Lindisfarne to your Itinerary

    Holy Island of Lindisfarne

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    Northern Futures

    Berwick-upon-Tweed


    Originally home to the Lindisfarne Gospels and the site of grisly Viking attacks, Lindisfarne Priory sits offshore on Holy Island and is reached by a causeway at low tide.  It was an important centre of early Christianity, and the home of St…

  3. Add The Lake District to your Itinerary

    The Lake District

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    Northern Futures

    The Lake District, Cumbria, is a region of incredible scenic beauty famous for its stunning landscapes of lakes and mountains, a strong cultural heritage and a wealth of opportunities to enjoy health outdoor activities. Cruise on England’s largest…

  4. Add Manchester - HOME to your Itinerary

    Manchester - HOME

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    Northern Futures

    This new purpose-built centre for international contemporary art, theatre, film and books opens its doors for the first time in the city of Manchester.
    From gallery to screen via café bar and bookshop, HOME is set to redefine the contemporary arts…

  5. 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…

  6. Add Blackpool to your Itinerary

    Blackpool

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    Northern Futures

    There’s exciting entertainment for everyone in Blackpool from miles of beaches to the world-famous Illuminations. Home to The Blackpool Tower, this great Northern landmark is also a mecca of entertainment including a circus, the Tower Eye Experience…

  7. Add High Force to your Itinerary

    High Force

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    Northern Futures

    Durham

    High Force suddenly and spectacularly drops 70 feet into a plunge pool below, making it England's highest uninterrupted drop of water.

    The woodland walk leads to this breathtaking sight. As you begin the descent down the gentle slope the…

  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…

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