Activities and Attractions
Tourist Information Tel:0191 277 8000
Angel of the North Tel:0191 433 8400
The sculpture, one of the largest and most viewed in the world stands 20 metres high with a wing span of 54 metres.
Great North Museum Tel:0191 222 6765
This new £26m museum features a large-scale interactive model of Hadrian’s Wall, spectacular objects from the Ancient Greeks and mummies from Ancient Egypt and a life-size T-Rex dinosaur skeleton amongst its collections.
Gateshead Millennium Bridge
As the name suggests, opened in 2000 this iconic structure links Gateshead with Newcastle and is the only bridge of its kind in the world.
The Black Gate Tel:0191 232 7938
One of the major heritage attractions in the North East.
Newcastle Theatre Royal Tel:0844 811 2121
Situated in the heart of Newcastle’s Grainger Town, this Grade I listed building remains one of the most historic cultural landmarks in the country.
Baltic Centre of Contemporary Art Tel:0191 478 1810
The Baltic is the biggest gallery of its kind in the world.
Segedunum Roman Fort Tel:0191 236 9347
The most excavated fort along Hadrian’s Wall with a large interactive museum and a 35m viewing tower.
Stephenson Railway Museum Tel:0191 200 7146
Located in North Shields, just outside Newcastle, the museum is home to George Stephenson’s ‘Billy’, a forerunner of the world famous Rocket. Entrance to the museum is free.
Newcastle Race Course Tel:0191 236 2020
The North East’s premier racecourse holds meetings throughout the year.