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Families will find kid-friendly activities in Gateshead, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, riverfront and top-notch restaurants. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its bars and sporting events. Top sights in the city include Tyne Bridge, Gateshead Millennium Bridge and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.
The city is notable for landmarks like Tyne Bridge, Gateshead Millennium Bridge and Angel of the North. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the rivers and Saltwell Park. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Intu is a favourite for retail therapy.
Other top sights in Gateshead include BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and Sage Gateshead. Outside the city, popular places to see include Castle Keep, 2.4 mi/3.9 km from the heart of the city, and Quayside, which is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) away.
With so many transport options, seeing all of Gateshead is simple. 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.