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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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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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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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Chinatown restaurants

Newcastle has its own small China town with supermarkets and several restaurants. There looked some great buffet restauants - eat as much as you can/dare type - that looked very tasty . In particular...
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This pub at the northern edge of Whitley Bay offers a large if somewhat unexciting space, but its several distinct areas make it feel less impersonal and provide a separate area for families. The...
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Pitcher and Piano

With an unbeatable location on the quayside, this is our favourite spot for lunch on a sunny day. If the weather is warm enough you can sit outside in the sunshine enjoying the river views, while on...
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Uno's Trattoria

Reviewed 21 August 2011 went down the quayside yesterday, nice sunny day derby match was on, visited UNO,s first, sat outside enjoyed the sun, 2 pizza,s lager and wine total £18 done the job, pizzas...
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Lau's Chinese Buffet

All you can eat £6.45 in a restaurant that, so typical of many of this sort across England, is OK for food but has all the glamour of a works canteen. Cheapish tables and chairs and bare walls with...
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The Godfather CLOSED

This is a typical italian with pizza, pasta and meat/fish dishes. Seems to be run by genuine italians. I first went to this restaurant a few years ago and found it basic but tasty. I returned a few...
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Oak

Some years ago we had a good meal in the previous restaurant to occupy this spot, Oldfields, so recently decided to try its successor. We have been told by a relative who lives locally and knows the...
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The Union Rooms (Weatherspoons)

The Union Rooms is a Wetherspoons pub/restaurant in Newcastle. Opened as a Wetherspoons in 1999, this beautiful building was once gentlemens club. It is situated opposite the Central train station....
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No.1 Oriental Buffet

A huge selection even over lunch time. Friendly helpful staff. Very clean and well presented. Food very tasty. As much as you can eat for a fiver. (lunch time price). There was so much choice I...
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Rupali

Rupali is a most definetely a Newcastle institution. The location on Bigg market makes it very central, and the food is spicy, cheap and cheerful. This in itself would make it worth visiting, but the...
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Bob Trollop CLOSED

It was raining when we returned from Durham to Newcastle so that evening we didn't venture too far from the hotel. We had dinner in Bob Trollops, a pub on Cornhill, beside Bessie Surtees House. The...
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City Tavern (formerly Huxters)

When an aunt told us that the City Tavern had been refurbished and was reopened, Chris got all nostalgic, having drunk here many times in his (under-age!) youth. So of course we had to try it. We...
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Pan Haggerty

There has been a high-quality restaurant at this address for some time, but we had never got round to visiting. Staying nearby recently, we spotted that it had changed hands, and that there was an...
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Pasha CLOSED

Pasha restaurant quayside newcastle upontyne i had lovely meal in turkish restaurant it is nicely decorated and well presented staff, delicias food if you go there they have extensive menu all sorts...
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Top Hotels in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Jesmond Dene Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2 2EY, United Kingdom
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15-25 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1EW
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97-103 Osborne Road, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2 2TJ, United Kingdom
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Newcastle Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 3DX, United Kingdom
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St James Gate, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7JH, United Kingdom
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Clasper Way, Swalwell, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE16 3BE, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Newcastle Castle

If you’re anything like me, one of the first things you’ll want to see in Newcastle is the building that gives the city its name - so what can you expect? Well firstly, don’t expect a Bamburgh or...
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Quayside

The River Tyne has always been at the heart of Newcastle’s prosperity and a walk along The Quayside is a must for any visitor to the city. The Romans built the first bridge of any consequence across...
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Chinatown and Stowell Street

UPDATE May 2016: extra photo added Newcastle’s small Chinatown is centred on Stowell Street, home to many Chinese restaurants and a few supermarkets. While small compared to those in other cities it...
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Angel of the North, Gateshead

In my opinion, this was created by a very keen but mediocre amateur who was fortunate in having an extremely gifted professional agent working for him. The side view works but any other view reveals...
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BALTIC, Gateshead

The Baltic isn't technically in Newcastle but in Gateshead; however it is just across the river and easily visited on foot (crossing the Millennium Bridge) or by public transport (Quaylink bus #1),...
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Millennium Bridge

I’ve already described the Millennium Bridge in another tip, so this will be one of my shortest reviews ever. http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/p/m/245b66/ All I need to say is that if the...
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Top 5 Newcastle upon Tyne Writers

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toonsarah

"A city and its river"
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stevezero

"Many Bridges To Cross"
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sourbugger

"It's a different land"
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sandysmith

"Newcastle"
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dazherg

"The Toon"
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