Newcastle is a mix of the modern and historic, renowned for its excellent shopping and amazing nightlife. Enjoy the stunning quayside with its waterfront bars and galleries, and don’t miss the fantastic public art such as the Angel of the North.
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Things to do in Newcastle
- Tynemouth Priory and Castle
Stroll through the ruins of this dramatic 13th-century priory church and admire the beauty of the stained glass windows in the chapel.
- Explore Grainger Town
The historic heart of Newcastle upon Tyne and home to classical architecture, listed buildings and a range of restaurants, bars and cafes, galleries and independent shops. Take time to explore Grainger Market, home to the original Marks and Spencer's Penny Bazaar and Central Arcade.
- Visit the Great North Museum
Highlights of the new museum include a large-scale interactive model of Hadrian's Wall, animal and plant kingdom displays, spectacular objects from the Ancient Greeks and mummies from Ancient Egypt, a planetarium, a life-size T-Rex dinosaur skeleton and much more.
- Take a tour of St. James’ Park
St. James' Park is home to Newcastle United Football Club, take a tour of the ground that towers over the city.
- Go shopping
Eldon Square and Gateshead’s Metrocentre offer shoppers bags of choice in high-street and designer fashions. Market Street, High Bridge and Hood Street in Newcastle city centre or the many boutiques of the fashion-conscious suburb Jesmond are also worth visiting.