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Grainger Town, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Stroll the streets of Grainger Town, the historical heart of the city, to see classical Newcastle architecture at its best. Richard Grainger designed and built the buildings here between 1824 and 1841. Now designated a conservation area, it contains over 200 listed buildings. Check out Grey Street, Grainger Street, and Clayton Street, as well as the iconic Theatre Royal. Stop by the covered Grainger Market for a bite to eat or to buy some local produce, meats, and other goods. Be sure to look up while walking to notice the unique features atop the buildings, such as domes, turrets, and spikes. To visit Grainger Town and other attractions in Newcastle upon Tyne, use our Newcastle upon Tyne holiday planner.
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  • Just like Grey St, loads of choices and varieties of shops, a really good indoor market, (like they used to be), if you like a drink, The Black Garter is the one to mix with local people, it isn't a f...  more »
  • This place is in heart Newcastle.I used to visit it everyday to buy fresh vegetable ,fruit and fish.The interior design like mall and one of the great thing for me it is look like Al-mubarkya old Souk...  more »
  • Loads of proper market stalls. Try the fresh made dumplings at the Chinese food stall. Hand made there. Very tasty and good value. Nan Bei in Alley 2.