Gateshead Vacation Packages
While you are in the area, be sure to spend a little time taking in surrounding neighborhoods like Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Lamesly and Bigg Market.
Gateshead has plenty of museums and theaters within easy reach that make great places to visit. Visit some of the noteworthy artistic and historic collections including Seven Stories and the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Discovery Museum. To experience Newcastle-upon-Tyne’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the popular live performance venues such as the Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Arts Centre and the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Theatre Royal. Visit the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and the Laing Art Gallery Materials, to get your fix of art.
There are a number of natural gifts here as well, so don’t miss the chance to get outdoors. Read a book or newspaper in one of the parks and gardens, which include Saltwell Park.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne offers a range of unique sights such as Blue Carpet, Grey's Monument and the Newcastle-upon-Tyne St. Mary's Cathedral. Newcastle-upon-Tyne features some evocative reminders of the past; begin your local history tour at Castle Keep.
Spend a few hours at Central Arcade and the Eldon Square Shopping Centre for a satisfying dose of retail therapy.
Discover the local heroes in Newcastle-upon-Tyne by catching a game at Gateshead International Stadium, the home turf of the Gateshead Thunder and the Gateshead F.C.. Even if there is no game on, you can still enjoy the impressive interior of the stadium at one of the many pop or rock concerts held here.
After spending the day enjoying the charms of Gateshead, stay the night in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. For a good night’s sleep check out the Jurys Inn Newcastle, the Royal Station Hotel, and the Sandman Signature Newcastle Hotel.