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Newcastle Travel Information

A warm welcome awaits you in Newcastle. United by seven bridges across a spectacular riverscape, Newcastle and Gateshead form a diverse and extremely vibrant place to visit.

With so many different areas each offering new sights, sounds and experiences, you’ll be amazed at how much is on offer whatever your tastes. World-class culture, lively nightlife, inspiring heritage and acclaimed architecture are linked here, as nowhere else, by the famous Geordie spirit. On a bank holiday weekend, this city becomes a true place of fun where everyone heading out on the town, dresses to impress – day and night.

Take plenty of time to explore the area around The River Tyne and visit the uniquely designed Sage, a landmark venue for live music and concerts along with the almost adjacent Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art which features an ever changing programme of events. Both are sure to delight.

The city is a shopper’s dream, every kind of retail therapy around centres Northumberland Street and the Eldon Square shopping centre. Award winning dining has been part of the city scene for years and a large number of eclectic venues await you to enjoy. Newcastle offers a perfect balance of interest and fun to make an ideal short break to remember.