Let us inspire you! Uncover the unexpected and explore what NewcastleGateshead has to offer by venturing outside the city centre and discovering what is further afield in our local neighbourhoods, surrounding coast and countryside.
...discover the diverse landscape of history, culture, coast and countryside beyond the city centre. A city break in NewcastleGateshead offers so much more with easy access to a great expanse of rugged countryside as well as the stunning North East coastline which stretches for miles into Northumberland in the North, and down towards the famous River Tyne and beyond. Whether you are ready for a city break packed with culture, history and heritage or you simply want to find out where to find the best must-see attractions and landmarks in the North East, we can help you to explore our region.
Once you’ve explored the top-class restaurants, attractions and nightlife in NewcastleGateshead, travel beyond the city centre to uncover Gateshead's Great Outdoors – a haven for nature and rolling hillside or the trendy Ouseburn Valley packed with independent artists, breweries and even an urban farm. Venture out for the afternoon towards leafy suburb Jesmond with its stylish cafes, boutiques and famous bars which can be reached in no time by the metro. Discover cafes, restaurants and bars as well as great cultural hotspots across the suburbs and wider North East which can all be part of a fun-filled day out when you visit NewcastleGateshead.
The beautiful Northumberland countryside is a short drive from Newcastle and makes for a great day trip. Get into the fresh air and absorb thousands of years of history as you walk beside Hadrian’s Wall, discover castles or explore the remains of ancient Roman Forts. To discover bookable experiences across Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland, please visit the New Adventures website.
Post date: 6th November 2023
Christmas in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne would not be the same without a visit to Fenwick’s Christmas Window which is a much-loved part of a long-standing Geordie Christmas tradition. But what will be the theme of this year's Fenwick Christmas Window?
Santa Claus is coming to Toon! Click here to find out where to meet Father Christmas in Newcastle and Gateshead.
Explore Christmas events in NewcastleGateshead - from festive markets to light shows. Discover the joy of the season with our curated list of must-attend activities.
Newcastle is a great, Christmassy day out - and with a chance to explore the city as well as the local neighbourhoods, choose from a range of bustling Christmas markets and artisan fairs popping up in Jesmond, Ouseburn and along the Quayside.
We have pulled together Christmas experiences and events that you can currently book tickets for in NewcastleGateshead including two fabulous light trails, a Christmas film must-see and some hot tickets to enjoy a bite to eat with Santa himself. Tickets are booking up so fast this year so be quick!
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