Newcastle-Gateshead

Where urban cool meets Geordie warmth.

Gateshead Millenium Bridge, Newcastle-Gateshead, England

NEWCASTLE-GATESHEAD - AT A GLANCE

  • Newcastle and Gateshead face each other across the River Tyne, in north east England, coming together at the dazzling Quayside.
     
  • Awash with restaurants, bars, cafes, hotels and must-see tourist attractions including the award-winning Gateshead Millennium Bridge and the Angel of the North, a steel sculpture by Sir Antony Gormley.
     
  • Learn about the city's past at the Discovery Museum or head across the river to the BALTIC gallery, a hotspot for modern art lovers.
     
  • It’s a great starting point for exploring the Roman remains of Hadrian’s Wall, the ancient defensive barrier that in its entirety once ran 73 miles from coast to coast.
     
  • Newcastle-Gateshead is a handy gateway to Scotland. By train it’s just a 1 hour 30 minute journey north to Edinburgh.
     
  • You can reach Newcastle from London by train in under 3 hours

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