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Historical Walking Tour of Newcastle
"The tour begins at Earl Grey's Monument in Newcastle city centre and proceeds down Grey street to discuss the heritage of the Grainger Town. From there you stop on  Dean Street to look at the influence of Milburn House.Your next destina down onto Dean Street and up Dog Leap Stairs you focus on the 1960's and changes in physical geography. This leads to the Castle Keep - the location that gave Newcastle its name. From the Castle the you go up St. Nicholas's Street then to the Groat and the Bigg Market - both infamous and vital to the city. From here you continue onto Newgate Street. You pass The Gate go onto Low Friars Lane and then Dispensary Lane to Blackfriars - a medieval monastery.From Blackfriars you go to the Town Walls on Stowel Street looking at various battles in Newcastle's history. Following this onto Westgate Road and along to th"""The Historical Walking tour of Newcastle takes you through Newcastle's past from its roots in the Celtic age to the modern day. The tour shows you what has made Newcastle a world changing location! From the centre of town at Earl Grey's Monument this tour takes you on a journey in Newcastle's Past where Romes Soldiers
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Cultural Walking Tour of Newcastle
"The Cultural Walking Tour starts at the Earl Grey's Monument in the centre of Newcastle. Accompanied with your guide you walk along Blackett Street and onto New Bridge Street West where you discuss the Charles Avison Building and The Laing Art Gallery.You then proceed down John Dobson Street after which you turn west onto Market Street and head down Deen Street for a short distance to the Theater Royal before proceeding onto High Bridge Street.After leaving High Bridge Street you will head south down the Bigg Market to St Nicholas Square and the Cathedral itself. You will then proceed to the Castle Keep and the High Level Bridge which was built by Robert Stephenson where you will be shown some of the famous riverside sig"""The Cultural Tour of Newcastle shows you Newcastle's creations sons and daughters of note! It will show you the locations where Newcastle has been developed or influenced the world. From sports and music to products and theater
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Gory Walking Tour of Newcastle
"The tour begins at Earl Grey's Monument in Newcastle city centre and you will first head down Grey Street where you will look at medicine at the past. On  Dean street you will stop at the site of the old Turf Hotel.Your next stop will be the home of many notorious  and sympathetic characters. You will join Dog Bank after going along one of the old Chares looking at the life for the citizens of Newcastle in the past.The Tour then rejoins Dean street and goes along the Si"""The Gory walking tour of Newcastle takes you though the darker elements of Newcastle. From Necromancers Criminals Doctors and Surgeons of low moral quality and Resurrectionists the Gory tour will expose you to the life of many people in the past! This tour will help you understand how people survived in harsh conditions in any way they could the effect of small decisions have on many and how our attitudes to law and order have changed. This tour is not a ghost tour and will not involve paranormal activities during the course of the tour."
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More Things to Do in Gateshead-on-Tyne

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Angel of the North

Whether you arrive in Newcastle or Gateshead by road or by rail, you'll be greeted as you approach the city by this amazing figure of an angel with outstretched arms, who appears to be watching over...
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Sage Gateshead

Sage Gateshead, or simply “The Sage” as locals refer to it, is a striking building on the Gatehead Quays, in the shadow of the Tyne Bridge. It is a concert venue with two main auditoria, a rehearsal...
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Gateshead Millennium Bridge

This is the most recent addition to the iconic set of bridges that span the Tyne in the centre of the city, and possibly my favourite. But please don’t offend the Gateshead folk on the other side of...
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Baltic

This amazing gallery is housed in an old flour mill which was gutted to create a fantastic space that provides the perfect setting for the modern art on display. There are no permanent exhibitions -...
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Angel of the North

The Angel of the North was designed by Andrew Gromley, an international renowned sculptor, and was constructed in 1998 on the site of former Gateshead colliery pitheads baths. The sculpture dominates...
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The Angel of the North

As a fan of Newcastle and the surrounding countryside, we have driven past the Angel of the North many, many times. Each time we went past someone in the car would always say "We'll have to go and see...
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The Baltic Mill Gallery

An landmark old flour mill on the southern bank of the River Tyne is now home to a modern art gallery known as the Baltic. The gallery doesn't seem to have a permanent collection of it's own but...
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Gateshead Millenium Bridge

Gateshead's Millenium Bridge was built following a competition run by the local council in 1996 to choose a new cycle and footbridge that would link Newcastle and Gateshead across the Tyne whilst...
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The Sage

The Sage is Gateshead's ultra modern, futuristic, purpose built arts, music and conference venue. It's used for a wide variety of purposes from concerts to political rallies so what you'll get will...
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BALTIC - Explore, View, Participate, Experience

BALTIC is a Contemporary Art Centre which opened in 2002 and is housed in former flour mill on the River Tyne in Gateshead. BALTIC hosts regulars exhibition from artists all over the world and locally...
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Gateshead Millennium Bridge

The world's first tilting bridge was opened in November 2000. Consisting of two steel arches, the bridge changes into a single arch like the opening and closing of a giant eye. This is the River...
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BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

Opened in July 2002, BALTIC is the biggest gallery of its kind in the world. The building is a former flour mill and inside there are exhibits of contemporary visual art. As well as the displays, the...
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Visit an Angel

Variously described as "inspiring" and a potential death-trap for passing motorists, the 150-tonne body and wings stands on the site of the pithead baths of the former Team Valley colliery on...
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The Baltic

The Baltic is an modern art centre which is worth a visit even just to see the amazing building.Formerly a flour mill, the building was converted to house modern art exhibitions.The view of the...
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8 Station Road, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 6DR, United Kingdom
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Banesley Lane, Ravensworth, Gateshead, NE11 0HS, United Kingdom
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Northside, Gateshead, DH3 1RF, United Kingdom
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Derwent Haugh Road, (formerly Premier Inn Gateshead), Swalwell, Gateshead, NE16 3BL, United Kingdom
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Lamesley, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, Gateshead, NE11 0ER, United Kingdom
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Low Eighton, Gateshead, NE9 7UB, United Kingdom
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Top 5 Gateshead-on-Tyne Writers

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toonsarah

"The south side of the river"
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Lynsey-Jane

"My Home town"
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stevezero

"Must be talking to an angel (of the north)"
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spidermiss

"Home of the Angel of the North!"
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Benson35

"Gateshead"
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