Newcastle Sights and Landmarks Guide, United Kingdom
Sightseeing in Newcastle, UK is quite a treat for those who love historic sights and for those who enjoy modern culture. Newcastle sights vary from Roman Era landmarks to a medieval castle to a modern museum.
Newcastle Sights – Historic Landmarks
The Castle Keep offers a look at a Medieval English castle. There are many reasons to visit this historic landmark. One is that the rooms have not been redecorated since medieval times. Another is the beautiful view of the River Tyne which can be seen from the turrets in the back of the castle. Also be sure to catch a glimpse of The Black Gate which once served as a fortification for the castle.
Address: Castle Garth, St. Nicholas St, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK NE1 1RQ
Belsay Hall and Gardens is a 14th century manor house with beautiful and extensive gardens spanning 30 acres.
Address: Belsay Village, Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK NE20 0DX
The Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas was built in the late 1400’s. Visitors enjoying Newcastle sights love the 193 foot spire outside and the beautiful decorum inside. Address: St. Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK NE1 1PF
Bessie Surtee’s House has a variety of appeals to sightseers. Not only is the house an excellent example of period architecture, but it also tells the romantic story of one of its inhabitants.
Address: 41-44 Sandhill, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK NE1 3JF
Newcastle Sights – Museums
Blackfriars began as a friary in the 13th century; however, today the building is a favorite among Newcastle sights and is used as a craft mall and local history museum.
Address: North East Civic Trust, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK NE1 4XN
Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum is the place to visit if you would like to witness real on-going archaeological digs, see Roman Era artifacts, and experience interactive exhibits.
Address: Baring St, Tyne and Wear, South Shields NE33 2BB
Newcastle Sights – Modern Attractions
The Tyne Bridge was built in 1925 and is one of the most memorable sights in Newcastle.
Location: (King George V Bridge), Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
The Discovery Museum features exhibits on robots, the fashion world, and more. Once a week there are special activities held for families.
Address: Blanford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK NE1 4JA
Quayside is one of the most popular Newcastle sights. It is a modern and trendy shopping center with boutiques, restaurants, and cafes.
Location: Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
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