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The Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne

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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. Arrange to visit The Quayside and other attractions in Newcastle upon Tyne using our Newcastle upon Tyne itinerary builder.
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  • Great to enjoy the weather along the quayside. Great atmosphere bars and restaurants. Definitely return  more »
  • Anyone visiting Newcastle must visit the quayside as it's a huge part of the city's heritage! The market on a Sunday is cool but any time having a walk over the millennium bridge, along the banks and ...  more »
  • Quayside is consistently good. Food hot and plentiful, with a grwat choice, and cheerful staff. Big busy pub, and a great place for a casual meal. Nice outside areas too for those hot days.  more »

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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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