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This was my 2nd time up north, I was determined to see what all the fuss was about. It is so worth... read more

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So ive seen it on the tele.... On our way from Durham to Newcastle we saw this magnificent... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

This was my 2nd time up north, I was determined to see what all the fuss was about. It is so worth it, easy to reach from the A1, a small car park is provided. There is a board with facts about the angel, paths...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So ive seen it on the tele.... On our way from Durham to Newcastle we saw this magnificent structure on the way ... Worth a pull off tge main A1 i thought It is very dominating across the skyline of Gateshead its absolutely huge but...More

Date of experience: September 2019
20  Thank Dave558899
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s truly epic the size of the statue you don’t realise it when you drive passed on A1. It was very peaceful and great for photographs

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are in the area you must go and see it, an amazing piece of architecture and in the right conditions you can get some stunning photos, we arrived here as part of a 350 mile cycle ride to then run the Great North...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped to get a close up of this most iconic of statues on our way to Newcastle. It is an impressive monument and, when you get close, you can’t but be amazed how they actually managed to move and erect it.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Mary E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easily accessible off the A1, The Angel of the North is a great place to stop and stretch the legs especially if you're on a driving holiday. This structure blew us away by its enormity!! Having only seen it whilst researching holiday do's and don'ts,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank WStravel11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having driven past this monument several times we took the opportunity to stop and size it up. It’s massive. By any standard. The statistic that impressed me the most was that it can stand 100 mile an hour winds...you wonder how, when you look at...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank machinmad
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a couple of hours out to explore our new area, and had to visit this iconic piece of art. She stands tall and proud for all to see, absolutely stunning. It was really interesting to read the history behind the build and erection...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank rachelmarieprecious
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

People drive past this all the time and it is really worth the short detour off the road to see this amazing feat of art and engineering combined up close.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MrsBaum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by on way to Newcastle, very impressive statue and interesting information about statue election, plenty room for parking to get some good pictures,

Date of experience: August 2019
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Ann C
May 4, 2019|
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Response from 407larrye | Reviewed this property |
Yes It’s the no 21 Angel service from Gateshead Interchange.
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jgcolli
March 31, 2019|
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Response from Mel21 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t visit with a wheelechair user but I would say, yes it is. There is a smooth path right up to the statue from the car parking area.
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jgcolli
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Yes. I would say so.
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