Edging the banks of the River Tyne in North East England, Newcastle-Gateshead is an exciting cultural destination where you can experience a vibrant urban scene with wonderful restaurants, cafes, bars, pubs and shops. Alive with contemporary art, music and fashion, Newcastle-Gatehead houses exciting attractions, entertainment venues, art galleries, and historic landmarks - from the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art to the Theatre Royal. From fashion shopping at the Metrocentre to music discovery at The Sage, you'll find endless things to do in Newcastle-Gateshead.
Visit exciting Newcastle and Gateshead attractions!
Newcastle & Gateshead Attractions
BALTIC Center for Contemporary Art -
Housed in a landmark building on River Tyne in Gateshead, BALTIC is an innovative centre for contemporary art. BALTIC features ever-changing and provocative art exhibitions in four beautiful galleries where you can relax and discover contemporary visual art and new ideas. BALTIC also offers engaging exhibits, artist-led sessions and programmes for schools and colleges. For exhibitions at BALTIC, visit www.balticmill.com.
The Sage Gateshead -
An architectural masterpiece on the River Tyne, The Sage Gateshead is a vibrant center for music and art. The Sage Gateshead presents exciting concerts, events, and performances in outstanding performance spaces and halls with acoustic perfection. An iconic landmark in Gateshead Quays, The Sage also features wonderful restaurants and bars, and innovative spaces for meetings, events and celebrations. The Sage offers exciting programmes for creating and discovering music. For events and tickets, visit www.thesagegateshead.org.
Newcastle Quayside -
One of the most exciting and modern destinations in England, Newcastle Quayside is a beautiful and vibrant waterfront on the north bank of River Tyne in Newcastle upon Tyne, just across the Millennium Bridge from the hotel. A lively scene of culture, art and music, Newcastle Quayside is known for its fabulous restaurants, cafes, pubs, bars, and nightclubs. Discover exciting attractions and entertainment venues in Newcastle-Gateshead Quayside, including the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, The Sage Gateshead and Millennium Bridge. Visit www.newcastlequayside.co.uk.
St James' Park -
Is a world-class football and entertainment stadium in Newcastle. One of the largest football stadiums in the UK, the stadium is home to Newcastle United Football Club and the football matches for the 2012 Olympic Games. The stadium also hosts charity football events and rock concerts, and is the venue for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. St. James' Park has been the historic grounds of football since 1880 and home of Newcastle United since 1892.
Millennium Bridge -
Spanning the River Tyne, the Gateshead Millennium Bridge is an architecturally stunning pedestrian and cyclist bridge connecting our hotel and Gateshead's Quays arts quarter on the south bank and Newcastle upon Tyne on the north bank. Nicknamed the Blinking Eye Bridge, the award-winning tilt bridge rotates and opens to allow boats and ships to pass, and for boating events such as Northumbrian Water University Boat Race.
Discovery Museum -
Discover the history and heritage of Newcastle upon Tyne at the Discovery Museum. From the area's maritime history to world-changing technology to fashions, you will make breathtaking discoveries about life in Tyneside. The Discovery Museum is bursting with interactive displays and changing exhibitions that teach you about life in Newcastle in a fun environment. See the exhibit Turbinia, the first ship powered by a steam turbine and once the fastest ship in the world. Explore permanent collections and galleries, including Play Tyne, Newcastle Story, Tyneside Challenge and Fashion Works, Visit http://www.twmuseums.org.uk/discovery.
The Metrocentre is the region's largest and destination for fashion, food and fun. Metrocentre features over 340 stores and boutiques including Apple, Bench, Gap, Grid, H &M, Levi's, Paris, Rebel Rebel, Republic and Swarovsky. Enjoy dining and pubbing at 50 restaurants, cafés, and bars, including Est, Yo! Sushi, Escobars and Ambar. Check out the ODEON IMAX Cinema. Visit www.metrocentre.uk.com.
Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre -
Dating to the Victorian period, the Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre is a beautiful and historic landmark in Newcastle City Centre that presents a variety of theatre shows and performances, from concerts to comedy. The world's oldest working Victorian theatre offers exciting live theatre and entertainment, including concerts, comedy shows, musicals, ballet, opera, family shows and films. Originally opened as the Tyne Theatre and Opera House in 1867, the theatre is a national treasure, including a lavish auditorium and wooden stage machinery. For events, visit www.millvolvotynetheatre.co.uk.
Theatre Royal -
Experience the finest dramas, brightest West End musicals, hilarious comedies, award-winning ballet and opera and the plays of Shakespeare at the Theatre Royal in Newcastle. Theatre Royal is the prestigious home of the Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre, Opera North and Rambert Dance - the best Pantomime in the country. One of the finest and most historic theatres in the UK, built in 1837, Theatre Royal is a landmark for inspiration and entertainment. For upcoming performances, visit www.theatreroyal.co.uk.
Metro Radio Arena Newcastle -
One of the largest concert, sports and exhibition venues in England's North East, the Metro Radio Arena presents the most exciting entertainment and events in the region. Located along the Tyne Bridge in Newcastle Quayside, the 11,000+ seat arena features blockbuster concerts, internationally acclaimed shows, and the hottest entertainers in the world - from Cold Play to Elton John. Metro Radio Arena is home to Premier League Basketball games, ice skating and family shows and events. The arena's 40,000 sq. ft. of exhibition and conference space is the largest under one roof in the North East.