Let us inspire you! Uncover the unexpected and explore what NewcastleGateshead has to offer by venturing outside the city centre and discovering what is further afield in our local neighbourhoods, surrounding coast and countryside.
...discover the diverse landscape of history, culture, coast and countryside beyond the city centre. A city break in NewcastleGateshead offers so much more with easy access to a great expanse of rugged countryside as well as the stunning North East coastline which stretches for miles into Northumberland in the North, and down towards the famous River Tyne and beyond. Whether you are ready for a city break packed with culture, history and heritage or you simply want to find out where to find the best must-see attractions and landmarks in the North East, we can help you to explore our region.
Once you’ve explored the top-class restaurants, attractions and nightlife in NewcastleGateshead, travel beyond the city centre to uncover Gateshead's Great Outdoors – a haven for nature and rolling hillside or the trendy Ouseburn Valley packed with independent artists, breweries and even an urban farm. Venture out for the afternoon towards leafy suburb Jesmond with its stylish cafes, boutiques and famous bars which can be reached in no time by the metro. Discover cafes, restaurants and bars as well as great cultural hotspots across the suburbs and wider North East which can all be part of a fun-filled day out when you visit NewcastleGateshead.
The beautiful Northumberland countryside is a short drive from Newcastle and makes for a great day trip. Get into the fresh air and absorb thousands of years of history as you walk beside Hadrian’s Wall, discover castles or explore the remains of ancient Roman Forts.
We are a city of many high streets and exciting, vibrant neighbourhoods, every one with a big Geordie Heart and together We Are Newcastle. Download the FREE Geordie Street app and start exploring other neighbourhoods and high streets. Discover more.
The We Are Newcastle campaign is being delivered by NewcastleGateshead Initiative on behalf of Newcastle City council. The project has received funding from the Government’s Welcome Back Fund via the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
Post date: 21st July 2022
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