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Victoria Tunnel (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Ranked #1 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Newcastle's Hidden Heritage,winner of 2013 NE Tourism Gold Award as Best Small Visitor Attraction. A fully preserved... more » Owner description: Newcastle's Hidden Heritage,winner of 2013 NE Tourism Gold Award as Best Small Visitor Attraction. A fully preserved nineteenth century waggonway dug under the city from The Town Moor 2.5 miles to the Tyne. Built to transport coal from Spital Tongues (Leazes Main) Colliery to the river. At outbreak of WW2 was converted into an air raid shelter to protect up to 9 thousand Newcastle citizens during deadly bombing raids. Follow your guides underground to discover the tunnel's fascinating history. Advance booking is essential - please contact the Ouseburn Trust or visit the website for more information. « less
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Tyneside Cinema (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Ranked #2 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Movie Theaters
Owner description: At the Tyneside Cinema, we give a trip to the pictures the sense of occasion it deserves.We show the best films in stylish... more » Owner description: At the Tyneside Cinema, we give a trip to the pictures the sense of occasion it deserves.We show the best films in stylish and beautiful surroundings, and our varied programme ranges from brilliant films from all over the world to the best Hollywood has to offer. As the last surviving Newsreel theatre still operating as a cinema full-time in the UK, our Grade II-listed building is an important, must-see piece of heritage, not just regionally, but nationally too and it has been lovingly restored to preserve and celebrate the grandeur of its original 1937 art deco design. « less
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Ranked #3 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Bridges
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Jam Jar Cinema (Whitley Bay)
Ranked #4 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
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The Suggestibles (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Ranked #5 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Owner description: You supply the suggestions. They supply the laughs! The Suggestibles is a well known and hugely popular improv comedy group... more » Owner description: You supply the suggestions. They supply the laughs! The Suggestibles is a well known and hugely popular improv comedy group in Newcastle. The hilarious team plays the second Monday of each month at The Stand Comedy Club, and many more Newcastle venues besides. "One of the hottest comedy tickets in the Northeast' The Guardian. As seen in The Times Top 5 Comedy Nights Out Nationwide. « less
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Grey Street (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Ranked #6 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Karting North East (Sunderland)
Ranked #7 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Owner description: Karting North East has been providing activity experiences and corporate entertainment for many years and can boast a highly... more » Owner description: Karting North East has been providing activity experiences and corporate entertainment for many years and can boast a highly experienced team. Not only do we provide you with the best go karting experience, but we also provide you with other fun packed activities.We have off road driving experiences that are suitable for the whole family, a brand new paintball arena, competitive archery and tomahawk games and the fastest corporate rage rally buggies in the business. Whether you are a full time adrenaline junkie, arranging an unforgettable stag do or simply looking for a fun-packed day that will provide you with memories to last a life time, we have it covered. « less
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Longsands Beach (Tynemouth)
Ranked #8 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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The Suggestibles (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Ranked #9 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Owner description: You supply the suggestions. They supply the laughs! The Suggestibles is a well known and hugely popular improv comedy group... more » Owner description: You supply the suggestions. They supply the laughs! The Suggestibles is a well known and hugely popular improv comedy group in Newcastle. The hilarious team plays the last Friday of each month at The Cumberland Arms, and many more Newcastle venues besides. "One of the hottest comedy tickets in the Northeast' The Guardian. As seen in The Times Top 5 Comedy Nights Out Nationwide. « less
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Theatre Royal (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Ranked #10 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Theaters
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Jesmond Dene Park (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Ranked #11 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Parks
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The Quayside (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Ranked #12 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Neighborhoods; Historic Sites
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Sage Gateshead (Gateshead)
Ranked #13 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Theaters; Educational Sites
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Millenium Bridge (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Ranked #14 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
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Saltwell Park (Gateshead)
Ranked #15 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: National Parks; Reservations
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The Tyne Bridge (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Ranked #16 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Bridges
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Ranked #17 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Parks
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St James' Park (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Ranked #18 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: Join us for a tour of St James' Park, the home of Newcastle United! A tour of St James' Park will take you on an amazing... more » Owner description: Join us for a tour of St James' Park, the home of Newcastle United! A tour of St James' Park will take you on an amazing journey through the history of Newcastle United. Your knowledgeable tour guide will show you many areas you will never have seen before - as well as some very famous ones! Tours are now available every day including Match days. Stadium Tour Ticket Prices are 10.00 Adults & 7.00 Concessions. « less
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The Discovery Museum (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Ranked #19 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: History Museums; Science Museums
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Live Theatre Newcastle (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Ranked #20 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Theaters
Owner description: From its base on Newcastle’s quayside, Live Theatre produces work as varied and diverse as the audiences it engages with. To... more » Owner description: From its base on Newcastle’s quayside, Live Theatre produces work as varied and diverse as the audiences it engages with. To do this it:• Creates and performs new plays of world class quality• Finds and develops creative talent• Unlocks the potential of young people through theatre.Founded in 1973, the theatre was transformed in 2007 via a £5.5million redevelopment. The result is a beautifully restored and refurbished complex of five Grade II listed buildings with state-of-the-art facilities in a unique historical setting, including a 160 seat cabaret style theatre, a studio theatre, renovated rehearsal rooms, a series of dedicated writer’s rooms as well as a thriving café and bar. In 2013 Live Theatre celebrates 40 years of making plays. A special year-long relationship with Port of Tyne to support its 40th anniversary programme recognises Live Theatre’s own strong connections to the river, the Port and the trading heritage of the region.Live Theatre is grateful for the support of Arts Council England and Newcastle City Council. « less
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Ranked #21 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Lighthouses
Owner description: Reached between the tides via a short causeway, St. Mary's has all the fascination of a miniature, part-time island. The... more » Owner description: Reached between the tides via a short causeway, St. Mary's has all the fascination of a miniature, part-time island. The Lighthouse, completed in 1898 on a hazardous coast for shipping, remained operational until 1984 when it was superseded by modern navigational techniques. Since then the Lighthouse and former keepers' cottages have been operated as a visitor centre by North Tyneside Council. The surrounding Nature Reserve contains an area of rockpools, clifftop grassland, a beach and newly created wetland habitats.Wherever possible we are open seven days a week between May and September, and during weekends and school holidays in the winter. However, it is not possible for us to open on some days because of tidal conditions. The stated opening times can also be subject to variations on occasion due to weather affecting the times of the tide. « less
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Ranked #22 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Castles; Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites
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St. Nicholas Cathedral (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Ranked #23 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #24 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Whatever the season, come rain or shine, WWT Washington Wetland Centre is the perfect place to connect with nature.Open 364... more » Owner description: Whatever the season, come rain or shine, WWT Washington Wetland Centre is the perfect place to connect with nature.Open 364 days a year, our award-winning, family-friendly site offers visitors of all ages a host of unforgettable wildlife encounters and beautiful scenery all year round.Explore an exciting mix of wetland, woodland, nature reserve and meadows; home to rare wildfowl, flocks of waders, Chilean flamingos, Asian short-clawed otters, Eurasian cranes and more.Enjoy daily animal feeds; regular walks, talks and activities and other special events.Excellent access (free electric scooter hire), café with views of spectacular wildlife, gift shop and play area. WWT members go Free. « less
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PLAYHOUSE (Whitley Bay)
Ranked #25 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Theaters
Owner description: The beautifully refurbished PLAYHOUSE is the flagship of a major regeneration project in Whitley Bay, breathing new life into... more » Owner description: The beautifully refurbished PLAYHOUSE is the flagship of a major regeneration project in Whitley Bay, breathing new life into this famous coastal resort.The venue boasts 630 luxury auditorium seats, a 10 seater corporate viewing suite and a contemporary look and feel to it's bars and first floor lounge area which features a superb sea view.The PLAYHOUSE has hosted stage shows such as professional touring 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' and from the West End 'The Rat Pack - Live from Las Vegas', Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black's 'Tell Me on a Sunday' as well as live music from Kate Rusby, Seth Lakeman and Tom Paxton, comedy from Rich Hall, as well as entertainment from Moscow Ballet la Classique and Bob the Builder. « less
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Belsay Hall and Gardens (Newcastle upon Tyne)
Ranked #26 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Gardens; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Two historic buildings, a well-preserved late-14th century tower house and a neo-classical house, are linked by a charming... more » Owner description: Two historic buildings, a well-preserved late-14th century tower house and a neo-classical house, are linked by a charming sunken garden spreading over more than 30 acres of landscaped grounds. « less
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Ranked #27 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Parks
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Sunderland Empire (Sunderland)
Ranked #28 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #29 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Lighthouses
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Tanfield Railway (Gateshead)
Ranked #30 of 172 attractions in Tyne and Wear
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Working steam railway museum with extensive engineering shops open to the public. Recreates defunct colliery lines of NE... more » Owner description: Working steam railway museum with extensive engineering shops open to the public. Recreates defunct colliery lines of NE England. Steam train rides every Sunday. « less
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