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Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020
Families will find kid-friendly activities in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and visitors give high marks for the theatre, top-notch restaurants and fun sporting events. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its entertainment, shopping and bars. Top sights in the city include Castle Keep, Tyne Bridge and Quayside.
The city is well known for its theatres and museums, and cultural venues include BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens and O2 Academy Newcastle. Families come for attractions such as Blue Reef Aquarium, The Gate and Wet 'n' Wild Water Park. The city is notable for landmarks like Castle Keep, Tyne Bridge and Gateshead Millennium Bridge.
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Other favourite sights in Newcastle-upon-Tyne include Quayside, St. James' Park and Washington Old Hall. Top places to see outside the city include Durham Castle, located 13.6 mi (21.9 km) from the city centre, and Durham Cathedral, which is 13.7 mi (22 km) away.
With so many ways to get around, exploring all of Newcastle-upon-Tyne is simple. Nearby metro stations include South Gosforth Station, Pelaw Station and Fellgate Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Manors Station, Newcastle Central Station or Dunston Station.