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Here is some information about places of interest in the North East, tourism literature and links to websites containing local information that you might find useful whilst visiting or planning to visit us in Tyne & Wear.

What's Nearby...

A&P Tyne, Hebburn

Advanced Industrial Solutions aka AIS Training

Alnmouth

Alnwick

Alnwick Castle and Alnwick Gardens

The Angel of The North

Beamish Museum

Best Western Sea Hotel

Boldon Business Park

Doxford International Business Park

Expedient Training Services, Jarrow

Gateshead

Great North Run

Haven Point, South Shields

Hebburn, South Tyneside

Jarrow, South Tyneside
Life Science Centre aka Centre For Life

Little Haven Hotel

Maersk Training Newcastle

Marine Safety Training Centre

Metrocentre Gateshead

Newcastle International Airport (NCL)

Newcastle upon Tyne

Nissan Motor Manufacturing, Sunderland

North East Tiling Training

Northumberland

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead

Sage Gateshead

Seaburn Centre, Sunderland

South Shields

South Tyneside

South Tyneside College
South Tyneside District Hospital

South Tyneside International Magic Festival

South Tyneside Register Office

St James' Park, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

Sunderland Aquatic Centre

Sunderland Empire Theatre

Temple Park Leisure Centre

The Customs House, South Shields

Tyne Dock / Port of Tyne

Tyne Tunnel Trading Estate

UK Trades Training, Shaftesbury Avenue

University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne

University of Sunderland

Washington, Tyne and Wear

Whitburn, Sunderland

Visiting the North East? The Following Might Be Of Interest When Planning What To See And Do During Your Stay...

1001 Great Things About North East England
Family Days Out In Tyne & Wear
Great Days Out in Tyne & Wear
Guide to Rural England - Tyne & Wear
Newcastle Gateshead Sightseeing Bus Tour
Newcastle Gateshead Pocket Guide
Newcastle Gateshead Pocket Guide (pdf)
Newcastle Gateshead Pocket Guide (pdf)
Newcastle upon Tyne City Tours (pdf)
North Tyneside Heritage Open Days (pdf)
Northumberland National Park Visitor Map (pdf)
South Tyneside Visitors Guide
Whitley Bay Guide (pdf)
Whitley Bay & Tynemouth Guide (pdf)
Whitley Bay & Tynemouth Visitor Guide (pdf)
Whitley Bay & Tynemouth Visitor Guide (pdf)

Further reading...

North East Life Magazine

Be sure to check out our blog for a range of free to download pdf guide books for attractions in North East England here: leaflets and guidebooks.

Be sure to check out our blog for the latest discount, deals and special offers around North East England here: discounts, deals and special offers.

Traveling to Tyne and Wear

BBC News (Tyne)
Cross Country Trains
Grand Central (trains)
National Rail Enquiries
National Express (rail and coach)
North East England
North East Tourism
North Tyneside
Northern Rail
TransPennine Express (trains)
Visit Tyne and Wear

Traveling Around Tyne and Wear

#20 Bus Service To/From Sunderland and South Shields
#35 Bus Service To/From Sunderland and South Shields
Newcastle Gateshead Map (pdf)
Complete bus timetables list
East Gateshead Bus Routes Map (pdf)
Gateshead car parking map (pdf document that opens in a new window)
Hadrian's Wall Bus Timetable (The AD122 bus service follows the route across Hadrian's Wall)
Holy Island aka Lindisfarne Safe Tide Crossings 2014 (pdf)
How To Get Around (pdf pocket guide)
Newcastle upon Tyne to Northumberland Bus Information
Newcastle Gateshead Sunderland The Coast Map (pdf)
South Tyneside Bus Routes Map (pdf)
Sunderland Bus Routes Map (pdf)
The Shields Ferry
Tyne and Wear Metro (local light rail service)
Tyne and Wear Metro Map (pdf)
Tyne and Wear Metro timetables (complete timetables for all 59 stations)

South Shields and South Tyneside

About Britain's Guide to South Shields
Active South Tyneside (local leisure centre portal)
Arbeia Roman Fort
Bede's World
Boldon cinema (11 screen multiplex)
Dunes Bowl (10 pin bowling alley)
Glitterball (Nightclub)
New Tyne Crossing
Ocean Beach Pleasure Park (amusement arcade and fun fair rides)
Shields Ferry
Shields Gazette (local evening newspaper)
Souter Lighthouse
South Shields Daily Photo
South Shields Sailing Club
South Shields "Sanddancers" (local message board/forum)
South Tyneside College
South Tyneside District Hospital
South Tyneside public transport map (pdf)
SouthTyneside.info (for local leisure facilities, parks and event information)
St. Paul's Monastery, Jarrow
The Customs House (local gallery, cinema and theatre)
Tyne & Wear Museums (including South Shields Museum & Art Gallery)
Tyne Tunnel
Visit South Tyneside
Weather for South Shields
Westovian Theatre
Wikipedia's page for South Shields

Newcastle upon Tyne / NewcastleGateshead / North Shields and Tynemouth

BALTIC (contemporary art gallery)
Blue Reef Aquarium (online special offer vouchers available to print)
Centre For Life
Discovery Museum (free admission)
East Gateshead public transport map (pdf)
Gateshead Millennium Bridge (the world's first and only tilting bridge)
Laing Art Gallery (free admission)
Land of Green Ginger (shopping arcade) (pdf)
MetroCentre (Europe's largest shopping and leisure centre)
MetroCentre Shop Finder (nearly 330 shops)
Newcastle and Gateshead visitors guide
Newcastle Eagles (basketball team)
Newcastle public transport map (pdf)
Newcastle United (football team)
Newcastle University
Newcastle Vipers (hockey team)
North Tyneside public transport map (pdf)
Northumbria University
Royal Quays Outlet Shopping Centre
Segedunum Roman Fort
Seven Stories (centre for children's books)
Stephenson Railway Museum
The Angel of the North (the most famous piece of public art in Britain? - with 360-degree virtual tour)
The Biscuit Factory (largest commercial art gallery in Europe)
The Chronicle (Newcastle evening newspaper)
The Journal (Newcastle morning newspaper)
The Sage (music and concert venue)
Tynemouth Priory and Castle
Tyneside Cinema
Western Gateshead public transport map (pdf)
Wikipedia's page for Newcastle upon Tyne

Further afield...

Alnwick Castle
Alnwick Garden
Beamish Museum
Durham Cathedral
Durham County Cricket Club
Hadrian's Wall
Holy Island of Lindisfarne (pdf)
Northumberland National Park
Otterburn Mill
Romantic Escape Ideas (pdf)
Visit Northumberland (online magazine)
Visit Northumbria
Woodhorn

Cycling and Walking

Beacon Hill and Hawthorn Village Walk (pdf)
Copper Snout, Cheviot Hills Walk (pdf)
Craster Coast Walk (pdf)
Cycle Guide to North East England 2011 (pdf)
Cycle Guide to North East England 2012 (pdf)
Cycle Routes Near Annie's Guest House
Descend Hamsterley (Cycling)
Durham Dales, Tunstall Valley, Wolsingham in Weardale Walk (pdf)
Guisborough Forest and Walkway (pdf)
Hamsterly Cycle Trail (pdf)
Hadrian's Wall Circular Walk (pdf)
High Force and Upper Teesdale Walk (pdf)
Holy Island aka Lindisfarne Discovery Walk (pdf)
Newcastle Central Station Walk (pdf)
Newcastle Gateshead Walking Guide (pdf)
Red Kite Trail Derwent Walk (pdf)
Roseberry Topping Walk (pdf)
Roseberry Topping Walk (pdf)
Walking Guide to North East England (pdf)