Gateshead Millenium Bridge, Newcastle-Gateshead, England
NEWCASTLE-GATESHEAD - AT A GLANCE
In the north east of England, Newcastle and Gateshead face each other across the River Tyne, 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 runs 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
Watching a boat race from the Gateshead Millennium Bridge