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Take a look at our must-see attractions and top things to do in NewcastleGateshead!

It can be hard to know where to start when you visit a new city, so we have created a guide to our must-see attractions and landmarks to help you when you visit NewcastleGateshead.

A trip to NewcastleGateshead wouldn’t be complete without a wander along the Quayside to take in the seven iconic bridges that cross the River Tyne. Take in the striking sweep of Sage Gateshead – a distinctive music venue of local, national and international appeal. Pop into BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art which is also on the Gateshead banks of the River Tyne. The free art gallery is located inside a repurposed flour mill and has a rolling programme of exhibitions and arty events for all ages.

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There are lots of great must-see family-friendly attractions in NewcastleGateshead too. Life Science Centre  is an award-winning family attraction a few minutes’ walk from Newcastle Central Station and a brilliant day out. Uncover the history of Newcastle and Gateshead with a visit to Discovery Museum which is the ideal starting point for visitors visiting the region for the first time. Further afield in County Durham, experience a slice of North East history at award-winning outdoor attraction Beamish Museum.

If you’re visiting Newcastle and Gateshead, you really must-see the Angel of the North! Standing watch over Tyneside for over 20 years, the iconic sculpture is synonymous with Newcastle and Gateshead.

Explore hidden history with a guided visit to Victoria Tunnel  which runs beneath Ouseburn from the River Tyne to the heart of Newcastle or journey back in time to discover the origins of the city with a visit to Newcastle Castle.

Metrocentre in Gateshead is haven for visitors to NewcastleGateshead who travel for great shopping. While St James’ Park which is unmissable on the Newcastle skyline is the spiritual home of North East football fans and a majestic landmark to add to your Newcastle must-see list.

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