20 Best Things to Do in Newcastle-upon-Tyne

20 Best Things to Do in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Newcastle upon tyne, England (B)

The best things to do in Newcastle-upon-Tyne are centred around its industrial heritage and a rich cultural scene. It’s all interwoven with a celebrated nightlife, urban sophistication and a hefty helping of exceptional food.

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, usually known simply as Newcastle, is considered the unofficial capital of North East England. This lively city makes for a fabulous weekend break packed with loads of activities and sightseeing. Newcastle and Gateshead promises to keep you entertained, captivated and incredibly well-fed.

Newcastle and Gateshead sit across from one another on the River Tyne linked by some iconic bridges. The Quayside is where much of the city’s regeneration has taken place.

The NewcastleGateshead Initiative has been created to bridge the gap between the two locations and link two vibrant areas that celebrate their industrial past while embracing culture and the arts.

Here are my top twenty Newcastle activities that’ll make your visit unforgettable and have you heading back for more. You might like to make your visit a two-centre trip with a visit to County Durham which is just down the road. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 20 Best Things to Do in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Guide Location: England » Newcastle upon tyne
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Suzanne Jones
Read it on Author's Website: https://thetravelbunny.com/things-to-do-in-newcastle-activities/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • the Quayside
  • Melia Innside
  • Tyne Bridge
  • Newcastle’s castle
  • Angel of the North
  • Sage Gateshead
  • Newcastle City Baths
  • Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
  • Gateshead Millennium Bridge
  • Quayside Sunday Market
  • Grey’s Monument
  • Theatre Royal
  • Grainger Street
  • Clayton Street
  • Grey Street
  • Grainger Market
  • Central Arcade
  • Swing Bridge
  • Fenwick’s Food Hall
  • Newcastle Central Station