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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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  • One of the most iconic bridges in the United Kingdom, never the same colour and light twice...... I will add Photographs to the review when published  more »
  • Newcastle is a buzzing city for all ages. The bridge is special. Walk it ! Links to the Sydney Harbout Bridge. Not quite the same but worth a trip!  more »
  • The mechanics of this bridge are mezmerizing. It swung out to allow big ships through. The walkway along the Tyne is very pretty.  more »