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Whickham

Known for Friendly People, Bars and Dining

Check out St. James' Park and Quayside—just two of the top sights around Whickham, a city also known for its bars.

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Check out St. James' Park and Quayside—just two of the top sights around Whickham, a city also known for its bars.

Things to do near Whickham

You can spend time browsing the exhibits at Bowes Museum in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Make time to visit the area's shops or simply enjoy its top-notch restaurants.

Enjoy artisanal ice cream between acts at a show in the stylish setting of one of England’s most glamorous and acclaimed theaters.

The gleaming silver campus in central Newcastle is one of the U.K.’s newest universities. Its students have voted the city the country’s best for students.

Marvel at the impressive architectural feat of the tilting of this curved bridge and its tall arch allowing boats to pass.

Appreciate the views of the river and its bridges from this international art complex that holds ever-changing exhibits of visual works.

Look up at one of England’s most iconic sculptures welcoming you to the northern part of the country with a warm embrace.

Walk amid an enchanting garden, admire Grecian architecture, gaze over Northumberland’s green countryside from a defensive tower and dine in a Victorian tearoom.

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Immerse yourself in Newcastle’s rich past and handsome architecture on a 2-hour walking tour around its historical highlights. As you stroll, learn about the city’s Roman, Norman and mercantile history; and admire Grey’s Monument, Grey Street, the Castle Keep and more.

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Dare to discover the dark secrets of Newcastle on this spine-chilling 90-minute walking tour. Hear tales of Newcastle’s ghosts, criminals and gangsters as you walk along Dean Street, Quayside and High Bridge Street, and see sights like Earl Grey's Monument, Castle Keep and Bigg Market.

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Hadrian’s Wall, the UNESCO world heritage site is the frontier or the Roman Empire. The frontier extended for 80 roman miles and covers many landscapes. On this half-day tour, we will focus on two of the forts at the east end of the wall - Segedunum and Arbeia.

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Newcastle Upon Tyne is the regional capital of the North East of England. A city of world-changing inventions, fantastic people and rich history. This tour will show you Newcastle from its earliest times through to the modern day and will include entry to Newcastle's castle and the Cathedral Church of St.

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Can you survive the zombie apocalypse… Zombie Scavengers leads you into the city to collect supplies to survive during this interactive scavenger game. With the whole world in chaos and zombies outnumbering the living 10 to 1, small colonies of the living are doing all they can to survive.

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Spend a day discovering the wonders of the Scottish Borders, Roman Britain, and Hadrian’s Wall. Uncover 2,000 years of Scottish and English history as you travel through charming townships, iconic ruins, and the remains of a UNESCO-listed fortification in Northumberland National Park.

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