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 WWT Washington Wetland Centre to your Itinerary

    WWT Washington Wetland Centre

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    Animal Collection

    Washington

    Whatever the season, come rain or shine – the award-winning WWT Washington Wetland Centre is the perfect place to connect with nature.

  2. Add Durham Castle to your Itinerary

    Durham Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    Durham

    Explore Durham Castle's history with a guided tour. Learn about the fortress during the Norman period, and much more. Plan your visit with NewcastleGateshead.

  3. Add Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum to your Itinerary

    Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum

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    Historic Site

    South Tyneside

    Arbeia is the best reconstruction of a Roman fort in Britain and offers visitors a unique insight into the every day life of the Roman army, from the soldier in his barrack room to the commander in his luxurious house.

  4. Add Alnwick Castle to your Itinerary

    Alnwick Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    Alnwick

    Alnwick Castle is one of the largest inhabited castles in England.

  5. 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…

  6. Add Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books to your Itinerary

    Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Ouseburn

    Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books is where our rich heritage of children’s books is collected, celebrated and brought to life. With exhibitions, dressing up, storytelling and crafts, Seven Stories spells the perfect day out for…

  7. Add Vallum Farm to your Itinerary

    Vallum Farm

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    Farm

    Northeast

    Vallum is a community of food producers who have gathered together on our family farm out of their shared ethos and commitment to traditional, local produce.

  8. 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…

  9. 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.

  10. Add Tynemouth Aquarium to your Itinerary

    Tynemouth Aquarium

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    Aquarium

    Tynemouth

    Situated on the striking North East coast Tynemouth Aquarium is the perfect attraction for when the rain interferes with your trip to the beach! Enjoy close encounters with hundreds of incredible aquatic creatures! Come face to face with everything…

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