Top 10

If you've limited time with us make sure you get to see some of the best attractions

Angel of the North

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The symbol of the Mighty North!

Anthony Gormley's huge statue dominates the landscape and has become an iconic image of the region

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

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The UK’s largest dedicated contemporary art institution outside of London and with great views over the Quayside and cityscape.

Castle Keep

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Feel the power of the Norman invaders who built the first castle and which has seen lots of action in the centuries since

Grainger Market

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A traditional indoor market which oozes history but is also retro chic. Not to be missed as it's hidden away!

Grainger Town

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Walk around Grainger Town, the historic heart of the city, and keep looking up! Some magnificent classical architecture and don't miss the jewel in the crown - Grey Street.

Grey's Monument

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Earl Grey stands proud on top of a huge column in the heart of Newcastle - And yes they named the tea after him. On rare occasions you can actually climb to the top.

Millennium Bridge

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Tyneside's newest bridge known as the "Blinking Eye" because of its unusual movement when it opens.

There are regular "lifts" and at night it's all lit up.

Quayside

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The Quayside is an attraction in itself with walks along the Newcastle and Gateshead banks of the river Tyne. With restaurants, bars, theatre, music and arts venues it's a must-see on any visit to Tyneside.

Tyne Bridge

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The Tyne Bridge is the symbol of Tyneside. 

It brings a lump to the throat of any Geordie returning home. No wonder! Just look at it towering above the river

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