St James' Park - Home to Newcastle United
The sixth largest football stadium in the United Kingdom. Located in the centre of Newcastle, its white cantilever roof, the largest in Europe, is visible across the city. Besides Premier League football, St. James' Park has also been used for international football, as a football venue for the 2012 Olympics. The stadium was also used as a rugby venue for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. In addition to professional football, the stadium has hosted charity football events and rock concerts, and been used as a set for film and reality television. nufc.co.uk
Gateshead Millenium Bridge
Designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects and engineered by Gifford, the bridge takes its place at the end of a line of distinguished bridges across the River Tyne, including the Tyne Bridge and Robert Stephenson's High Level Bridge. Read more
Stadium of Light (Sunderland)Home to Sunderland A.F.C . With space for 49,000 spectators, largest capacity of any English football stadium and the fourth- largest Premier league According to Sir Bob Murray then chairman of Sunderland F.C. the name Stadium of Light "was chosen for 2 main reasons; as an ever-lasting tribute to the region’s mine-workers and proud industrial heritage and in the expectation that the stadium would be a guiding light in the future".
Angel of the NorthA contemporary sculpture designed by Antony Gormley, which is located in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England. It is a steel sculpture of an angel, 20 metres tall, with wings measuring 54 metres across.
The University can trace its origins to a School of Medicine and Surgery (later the College of Medicine), established in 1834, and to Armstrong College, founded in 1871 for the teaching of physical sciences. These two colleges formed one division of the federal University of Durham, the Durham Colleges forming the other division. The Newcastle Colleges merged to form King's College in 1937. In 1963, when the federal University was dissolved, King's College became the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, and latterly, Newcastle University. Read more
The Quayside An area along the banks of the River Tyne in Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead. One of its main features is the pedestrian Gateshead Millennium Bridge. Restaurants, bars, and nightclubs can be found along the Newcastle side while the Gateshead site hosts the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and The Sage Gateshead performing arts and conference centre.
A 19th century wagonway under the city from the Town Moor to the Tyne to transport coal from Spital Tongues (Leazes Main) Colliery to the river (1842 to the 1860s). It was converted into an air raid shelter to protect Newcastle citizens during World War 2. Now repaired, it is opened for guided tours under the Ouseburn Trust. Read more
A defining symbol of Tyneside, the Tyne bridge links Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead over River Tyne. It is ranked as the tenth tallest structure in the city. Read more
Located in Gateshead on the bank of River Tyne, Sage Gateshead is a concert venue and centre for musical education. Mumford & Sons, Sting, Blondie, and many other famous artists have performed here. It is also home to the chamber orchestra Royal Northern Sinfonia that hosts visiting orchestras from around the world. Read more
Newcastle International Airport is the largest airport in the North East and located nearby. Read more
Newcastle Central Train StationLocated just a short walk from Tune Hotel Newcastle Newcastle Central Station is the principal mainline railway station. It is both a terminus and through station serving the East Coast Main line between London & Edinburgh the Durham Coast Line to Middlesborough and the Tyne Valley Line to Carlisle.