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The Angel of the North

Durham Road | Low Eighton, Gateshead NE9 6AA, England
44-191-477-3478
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Ranked #6 of 23 Attractions in Gateshead
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
17 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Have passed this many, many times but took my granddaughter to see it when she visited recently. It really is very impressive, easy to get to by car and parking close by. They could make so much more of the location, perhaps a small visitor centre and indoor café. Nonetheless an enjoyable hour or so taking pictures and admiring an... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I've wanted to visit the angel for a while and it didn't disappoint. A quick stop off from the A1 and a short hill climb up, the statue stands making a great photo opportunity

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Edinburgh
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6 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Just seeing this from the motorway is fantastic but id recommend coming off and actually going to stand at its feet. Such a grand object standing watching over Newcastle. You feel humble standing at its feet.

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Aberdeen
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I can't believe I've never visited The Angel before. It's impressive to see from the A1 but I loved it up close. Free car park right next to it. And no distance to walk at all. Amazing!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Liked free parking right next to this modern icon. Breath-taking beauty. Amazing views. 2 minutes from motorway, well worth a detour. Disliked nothing

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We visited the angel of the north when we were staying with relatives. Our children were thrilled at seeing this huge structure and were happy to pose for photos even though the weather wasn't that great on the day.

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Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Lovely statue, great views and a wonderful photo opp. Definitely pick a sunny, clear day to go though...

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Haacht, Belgium
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108 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The Angel of the North is an impressive and beautiful sculpture. But I’m a bit disappointed by my visit. We took the bus from Newcastle to Durham, with a stop at the Angel. The bus stop is rather far, you have to walk about 250 meters along a busy road to get to the Angel. And somehow it looked less... More

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Hawkwell
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I was travelling from the Marriott Hotel to the Gateshead Parkrun and had time to stop and take a look at the Angel of the North. I was glad I did as it is set in a wonderful location and is an amazing structure when you see it up close. Well worth a quick visit if you are passing.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We decided to go and visit the Angel while on a trip to the Metro Centre. It's easy to find, free parking and you can get some fabulous pics. There's is a board giving you all the details of the sculpture. Worth a visit in my opinion.

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