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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 Newcastle Cathedral to your Itinerary

    Newcastle Cathedral

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    Cathedral / Minister

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    St Nicholas Cathedral has been the home of a caring and worshipping community for over 900 years, offering visitors beautiful architecture and a place of serenity.

  2. 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.

  3. Add The Fans Museum to your Itinerary

    The Fans Museum

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    Museum

    Sunderland

    Welcome to the Fans Museum in Sunderland. We are a unique museum with a huge collection of football memorabilia for fans from all around the world to attend. We support all aspects of disabilities young and old. We support Alzheimer’s and Dementia,…

  4. Add Bamburgh Castle to your Itinerary

    Bamburgh Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    Bamburgh


  5. Add National Glass Centre to your Itinerary

    National Glass Centre

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Sunderland

    The newly renovated National Glass Centre in Sunderland is a cultural attraction and venue with a difference. Experience their range of glass making workshops.

  6. Add Beamish Museum: The Living Museum of the North to your Itinerary

    Beamish Museum: The Living Museum of the North

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    Museum

    Beamish

    Experience a real sense of your past at Beamish and discover what life was like in North East England in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian times.

  7. Add Great North Museum: Hancock to your Itinerary

    Great North Museum: Hancock

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    Museum

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    See a large-scale, interactive model of Hadrian's Wall, major new displays showing the wonder of the animal and plant kingdoms, spectacular objects from the Ancient Greeks and mummies from Ancient Egypt, a planetarium and a life-size T-Rex.

  8. Add intu Metrocentre to your Itinerary

    intu Metrocentre

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    Shop / Shopping Centre

    Gateshead

    intu Metrocentre is Europe's largest indoor mall-style shopping centres, conveniently situated beside the A1 in Gateshead. Visitors to intu Metrocentre looking for world-class shopping, dining and entertainment are guaranteed a great day out at this…

  9. 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…

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