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Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020
You may want to consider the welcoming destination of Gateshead if you've been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The sporting events and restaurants are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is located 30 mi (48.2 km) from the city centre. Gateshead offers 15 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where you'd like to stay.
Families on holiday have positive things to say about these types of accommodation:
Ramada Encore Newcastle-Gateshead: Offers a restaurant, free WiFi and free cots. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3-star hotel.
The Angel View Inn – Offers a restaurant, free parking and cot rentals. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3-star hotel.
While you are visiting Gateshead, you and the family may want to explore some interesting spots such as BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead International Stadium and metrocentre. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Tyne Bridge, Gateshead Millennium Bridge and Castle Keep.Gateshead is also well-known for the:
Gateshead has public transport options that will make it easy for you and the family to get around. Head to Pelaw Station to catch the metro. If you'd like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Heworth Station, Dunston Station or MetroCentre Station.