From Exhibition Park head to St. James’ Park before reaching the Grey’s Monument. From the Discovery Museum head to the Science Centre. Explore the Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas before arriving at Newcastle Castle. Take in the Tyne Bridge en route to the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art and up finish up at Gateshead Millennium Bridge.
Enjoy the fun of Exhibition Park – take a stroll in the peaceful park or choose from tennis courts, croquet lawns, crazy golf, rowing boats, skate park or visit the military vehicle museum.
St. James' Park
Choose from a range of stadium tours at St. James’ Park - home of Newcastle United Football Club – see the changing rooms, go behind the scenes in the media centre and experience the history of the Magpies.
In the city, at the end of Grey Street, you can discover the imposing Grey’s Monument – a tribute to the second Earl Grey upon the passing of the Great Reform Act of 1832 which extended male suffrage – visitors can climb the 164 steps to get some great views.
A blend of science and local history can be found at the Discovery Museum on Blandford Square where you can explore the artefacts and exhibits including the ship Turbinia – the first steam turbine powered ship.
Life Science Centre
Be inspired at the Life Science Centre – take in live theatre shows, the planetarium, visit the Brain Zone and Young Explorers’ Zone in a fun packed day out for all the family.
Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas
Spend some time at the impressive Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas – take in the monuments, intricate carvings and stained glass windows and discover the largest collection of ledger stones in Western Europe.
Visit the Black Gate and Castle Keep of the medieval fortress that is Newcastle Castle – the building that gave the city its name. Take in the great views over the city and the River Tyne.
The iconic landmark straddles the Tyne River and links Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead. Standing 59m high the Tyne Bridge is part of a series of seven bridges and was the world’s longest single span bridge when it was opened.
The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts
The converted mill building is the UK’s largest dedicated contemporary art institution – take some time to experience the exhibitions and performances in this wonderful facility.
Gateshead Millennium Bridge
The world’s first tilting bridge spans the River Tyne linking Gateshead’s Quays art quarter and the quayside of Newcastle upon Tyne and has quickly become an icon of the city. The quayside is known across the north-east for its bustling nightlife and outstanding choice of restaurants.