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The Tyne Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Officially opened in 1928, The Tyne Bridge is the most celebrated of the seven bridges that link Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead across the River Tyne. The bridge has become such an icon of Newcastle that it's displayed on the logo of the popular Newcastle Brown Ale. Be sure to bring your camera along, as the bridge makes an ideal photo opportunity. A keen eye might spot some similarities between the Tyne Bridge and the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia, as they were designed by the same engineering firm, with Sydney Harbour Bridge built just three years later. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to The Tyne Bridge by using our Newcastle upon Tyne trip generator.
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  • the city is a good mixture of old and new architecture, the bridge gives you that retro vibes , its actually quite high from the ground which give it a unique look 
  • This bridge connects Newcastle to Gateshead and Sunderland. I would say if you're in Newcastle then you're bound to visit this place. The bridge looks great from the riverside and if you want the comp...  more »
  • Probably Newcastles most recognised landmark, it would be a shame to come here and not stroll across the bridge. Takes a leisurley 20 minutes or so to walk across and back. Goods views of the town and...  more »