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A place you should never miss!

I recommend visiting the Angel of the North to anyone visiting the local area. There's lots of... read more

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Dickinson04
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York, United Kingdom
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A thing of beauty

What an amazing structure, the way it's rusted over the years adds to it's beauty. Close to the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nick N
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Tamborine Mountain, Australia
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Durham Road | Low Eighton, Gateshead NE9 6AA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I recommend visiting the Angel of the North to anyone visiting the local area. There's lots of parking and the statue is only a minute or two away from where you can park your car. Great place to take your dog as well, it can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What an amazing structure, the way it's rusted over the years adds to it's beauty. Close to the road so it's an easy stroll from the parking lot. If you are on holidays and have the time, stay for the night at the Angel View...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Nick N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Impressive structure very accessible from the road, with good parking and a short walk. Worth a short stop when in the area

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank small_fish_big_ocean
Reviewed 4 days ago

Waited ages to go and see this structure, not what I expected. ( not sure what I expected though) . This very large structure was rusty obviously due to the weather. Taking photos of family standing below it made them look very small, quite comical....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The angel of the north is a good place because it has a massive football pitch with big goals and has a pub close to it

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank georgewwood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit just to experience the sheer size of her, a giant structure visible from miles away. Walk up to her, take lots of photos with no charge to see her. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kathryng775
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so excited to see this from the train a bit before we got to Newcastle, (approaching from the south), had no idea it would be possible! Try to look out for it if you can, it is really impressive.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank AlexSwallow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit to see this beautiful lady upclose. Well impressed there was no cover charge. Great photo opportunities.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very cold windy day however the Angel was awesome..a feat of engineering. The information provided was great. Everyone must visit if they can.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sweetprince
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view and good to see the angel close up rather from the nearby motorway. Especially nice to see it wearing it's Christmas hat!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alison S
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lizdocs
September 6, 2018|
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Response from andreaerdna2018 | Reviewed this property |
no charge
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Steve J
December 31, 2017|
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Response from lauraashleyh | Reviewed this property |
Nope! Have to hide in a bush I’m afraid
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MAtravellerSussex
November 4, 2016|
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Response from Dr_Waugh | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the Angel is on the A167 Durham Road just before it joins the A1. There are loads of buses that use this road as a southern route out of the Newcastle/Gateshead conurbation. I don't use that many buses so can't... More
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Belfast_Belle
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Angel of the North (6 Replies)
How far would the Angel of the north be from the centre of Newcastle and whats the easiest way to get to there? Buses? etc Many thanks Belfast Girl
September 20, 2005|
Response fromLeeB.|
It's not particularly far from Newcastle center by bus, I'd say 10-15 minutes from what I remember. The #21 bus leaves from Pilgrim St. Timetables at http://www.gonortheast.co.uk./ Also, you can get driving directions at the Angel of the North website.
donnanoble
Copenhagen, Denmark
Large and secure luggage storage in Newcastle? (8 Replies)
I'm leaving the UK for good and will most likely leave by ferry to Amsterdam. I'll come by train from Scotland. There are two things I'd love to do nearby, go to a pit brow lass exhibition in Bishop Auckland and/or visit the Angel of the North. I'll be travelling with a backpack, big suitcase and a musical instrument in a 110cm long casing. Is there a secure possibility to leave the suitcase and instrument so I can explore the north for a few hours before taking the metro to the ferry...More
October 18, 2018|
Response fromcrisonholiday|
There is no left luggage at the train station. But opposite the train station front door is Central News,36 Neville Street, with luggage storage. You can book at leftit.co uk
Alekito
Dublin
Bus to the Angel of the North (12 Replies)
Hi Does anyone know what bus you get to the Angel of the North and how much? Thank you
January 03, 2011|
Response fromDrumlog|
Turn right at @Newry?