Things to do in Gateshead

As the North East’s very own vibrant and dynamic arts and culture hub, you can rest assured that you’ll never run out of things to see and do in the buzzing town of Gateshead.

Brimming with art, culture and countryside you can expect a packed and exiting itinerary from day to night. Located on the opposite bank of the river Tyne, Gateshead connects to Newcastle with a number of iconic bridges including the Gateshead Millennium Bridge. There along the buzzing Quayside you’ll discover stunning architecture such as The Glasshouse International Centre for Music, as well as the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, one of the UK’s finest art centres.

Gateshead also offers some incredibly picturesque countryside locations perfect for relaxing strolls with sprawling Georgian gardens at Gibside and the award winning Saltwell Park. So let’s start planning. The Angel of the North is waiting to welcome you to the region with open arms.


Things to Do for Families ·

Boasting Europe’s biggest shopping mall, and one of the most popular parks in the UK, Gateshead is a fantastic choice for an action packed stay with the family. With convenient and speedy travel links you can benefit from the action at the heart of the city whist also experiencing the calm and beauty of the countryside for a stay that offers the best of both worlds.

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Things to Do for Couples ·

Prepare for a truly unforgettable, action packed stay in the vibrant city of Gateshead. The buzz of the Quayside with stunning architecture, restaurants, bars and landmarks will keep you entertained by day and by night. You’ll discover some unique and exciting activities on offer in the area, ideal for couples to create memories that will last a life time. Here’s some of our favourites…

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Things to Do for Kids ·

If you’re looking for entertainment for the kids, Gateshead offers a fantastic variety of activities and attractions which are guaranteed to keep them amused for hours. Covering a range of age groups you’ll find a range of activities which allow children to burn off energy, develop new skills and learn about nature and wildlife. Who knew learning could be this much fun?

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