The Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne

Explore the city’s dynamic The Quayside, which offers a wide range of entertainment options for visitors from around the globe. Once a busy industrial zone, this part of the city has been heavily redeveloped and now serves as the center of art and culture. Featuring dozens of popular restaurants, bars, and nightclubs, this bustling district also includes the BALTIC Center for Contemporary Art and the Sage Gateshead conference center. Two of the area’s most iconic features are the pedestrian Gateshead Millennium Bridge, opened in 2001, and the Tyne Bridge, ranked as the tenth tallest structure in the city. Use the convenient QuayLink bus service, operating 7 days a week, to discover the neighborhood’s main attractions and some of its finest pubs. Put The Quayside and other Newcastle upon Tyne attractions into our Newcastle upon Tyne road trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Lovely spot for meeting people for a drink and a meal sitting by the river just great. Maybe see the bridge go up like I did.  more »
  • Enjoyable Sunday stroll through the quayside market. A good mix of local and international goodies..  more »
  • A regular market which has been running on a Sunday morning for as long as I can remember. Very popular especially with tourists from the cruise ships. Has changed over the years as when I was young t...  more »

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Where to stay in Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne hosts a variety of hotels, ranging from ultramodern to traditional. To experience the city's world-class culture and vibrant nightlife, stay close to the compact town center, famous for fine dining and shopping. Booking your rooms in the picturesque city center will keep you close to all the urban action, while allowing you easy access to the surrounding coastline. For a more affordable and much quieter experience of the area, consider staying at a B&B or a boutique hotel in the surrounding countryside.
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