If you've limited time with us make sure you get to see some of the best attractions
The symbol of the Mighty North!
Anthony Gormley's huge statue dominates the landscape and has become an iconic image of the region
The UK’s largest dedicated contemporary art institution outside of London and with great views over the Quayside and cityscape.
Feel the power of the Norman invaders who built the first castle and which has seen lots of action in the centuries since
A traditional indoor market which oozes history but is also retro chic. Not to be missed as it's hidden away!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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