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United by seven iconic bridges across its popular Quayside, Newcastle and Gateshead form a single, vibrant visitor destination. Hop on the train and be charmed by the famous Geordie spirit in a city bursting with thriving nightlife, an award-winning restaurant scene, top-notch attractions,museums.

Tick off the cultural hotspots with all the great things to do in Newcastle, from the famous Tyne Bridge to Grey’s Monument, Newcastle Castle to the Angel of the North. Immerse yourself in the wonder of science and innovation at Life Science Centre, an award-winning family attraction a few minutes’ walk from Newcastle Central Station. Uncover the region’s history at Discovery Museum; the ideal starting point for visitors exploring NewcastleGateshead for the first time. St James’ Park – a prominent feature on Newcastle’s skyline – is the spiritual home for North East football and a majestic landmark to add to any must-see list.

Discover what makes NewcastleGateshead the go-to place for roaring nightlife. Experience a city bursting with fun, from the bouncing hub of Newcastle city centre overflowing with cocktail bars, restaurants, comedy and theatre to the chilled vibes of its ‘cultural quarter’ in Ouseburn where punters can sample the laid-back and friendly pubs, independent eateries and breweries, which ooze local charm.

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A trip to NewcastleGateshead is guaranteed to banish the boredom for good with a great range of family-friendly activities on offer and all within easy access. Keep the whole family entertained when you head into outer space at Life Science Centre which is situated within 5-minutes’ walk of Newcastle Central Station. The wonders of modern science are revealed through exhibitions, hands-on...

During the day, Ouseburn is bustling with families looking for things to do in the valley. From community-run urban farm, Ouseburn Farm to Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books which is a must-see attraction perfect for book lovers to explore original exhibitions dedicated to the art of literature. Lovers of art should drop into The Biscuit Factory, Northern Print or the hidden...

Newcastle has its very own castle which has been an important landmark in the city since the 12th Century. The castle which gave the city its name is located a short walk from Newcastle Central Station and the Quayside and is a must-visit attraction for families as well as visitors who want to uncover the region’s rich history. Visitors to Newcastle Castle can uncover the often-gruesome history...

Dominican friary which dates back to 1239 and has a long and turbulent history that included a spell as a hostel for King Henry III and as a former inner-city monastery. The restaurant, which now occupies the oldest dining room in the UK, serves guests traditional-British cooking with local seasonal produce often straight from the nearby farms and markets. Located next to the main restaurant,...

Sister venue, By The River Brew Co on Gateshead Quayside is a microbrewery with 20 taps ready to serve you the best in the newest beer and with riverside views, it is the perfect location for casual daytime beer supping or evening drinks with friends. Both Palace of Arts and By The River Brew Co are must-visit locations for excellent and innovative beer as well as providing the very best in...

Take a stroll along NewcastleGateshead Quayside and admire the spectacular views of seven of the region’s most famous bridges, including the iconic Tyne Bridge and ultra-modern Gateshead Millennium Bridge which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2021. You can also check out live music and performances at Sage Gateshead or discover the latest exhibitions at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art before...