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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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  • We got the bus to and from the quayside as there is a very steep hill to climb on the way back. We did want to go on a river cruise, but their were no trips from the quay on a wednesday.  more »
  • A pretty scruffy area with a lot of low grade street food stands. Not worth making a special trip to the quayside.  more »
  • Excellent walk along the tyne taking in the views over the river. Stopped off in the bars and coffee houses along the way. When you visit Newcastle don't forget to have a wander down to the quayside a...  more »