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  • Gateshead Visitor Centre

    by jayhawk2000 Written Sep 5, 2005

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    I don't often go ga-ga over a Tourist Info Centre and this is probably the first tip I've dedicated to a TIC.

    Gateshead's brilliant TIC is in the old St Mary's Church next to the Sage Centre. The decommissioned church has arefacts from its long and eventful history on view, including stones flung across the river by an explosion in 1854.

    A magnificent job has been done in restoring the church after a fire in 1979. A shop, a selection of quality local crafts and interpretive panels now sit amid the remaining original features. These include memorials, a Saxon cross and masonry which may have been plundered from the Roman bridge. You can pick up your tourist leaflets, do some shopping and see some historical bits all in one entertaining visit.

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    City Centre

    by solopes Updated Dec 12, 2013

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    In an old fashioned city, the contrast is made by a neoclassical city centre, with Grey street in evidence.

    It really differs from all the remaining city, that, I must confess, didn't please me much.

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  • Geordie Life and Play

    by plumber05 Written Jun 7, 2005

    See the historic castles and monestries, visit Newcastle at night great fun and entertainment. Travel down the river Tyne See the history past and presant. Enjoy the local food e,.g. stottie cakes, yorkshir e pudding. mince and dumplings. Try the local beers not fogetting Newcastle brown ale. (nicknamed journey into space) take a trip to Seahouses on the Northumberland coast with its wonder full white sands, and many small coastal fishing villages. go to the Holy Island on a day trip, enjoy the friendship of the locals, with their unique accents,
    The people are honest friendly and you wont be ripped off.

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    Swimming @ Jesmond Pool

    by dansc0tt Written Mar 17, 2003

    You have to support Jesmond pool - its run mainly by volunteers after it was closed down by the council. It has recently been refurbed after fund raising - say hi from me!

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