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Things to do in Tyne and Wear

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
School
“Not far from Newcastle Central station and well worth a visit. It’s patron is the co-discoverer of DNA, Dr James Watson.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Discover all about life in Newcastle and Tyneside, from the area's renowned maritime history and world-changing science and technology right through to fashion through the eras and military history. The museum is bursting with interactive displays, which makes it the perfect place to learn and have fun. Free - Donations welcome.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Stadium
“Newcastle is synonymous with football and St James' Park is home of the local Premier league team. Take a tour of the ground and changing rooms or better still go to a game for an unforgettable experience.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Park
“Leazes Park is a beautiful place to spend a sunny day. It is rather small but has lots of birds spending their time on the lake, so you're in for quite a view.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Metro Arena is around 10 minutes drive if that where there are many concerts held.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“ A nice Inner city bowling alley with a bar. I would advise booking in advance as It gets busy”
  • 10 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“a wide range of restaurants and cafes, pubs, bars and clubs as well as the North East’s .”
  • 8 locals recommend
Field
“It's a huge open space full of runners and dog walkers (and sometimes cows) very close to Exhibition Park and the Wylam Brewery”
  • 6 locals recommend
Night Club
“Chilled out bar in an old terraced house with regular live music of different kinds and a good menu including a couple of vegan options. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Authentic Indian Cuisine. AMAZING food, fantastic atmosphere. Recommended +++”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“The food is tasty and it's really good value! Oh, and it's just 15 mins walk up the road.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Corner Shop
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends
Store
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Authentic Indian Cuisine. AMAZING food, fantastic atmosphere. Recommended +++”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“The food is tasty and it's really good value! Oh, and it's just 15 mins walk up the road.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends
Café
Middle Eastern Restaurant
“The best Lebanese in town! A great little place, tasty fresh food, and one of our favourites!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
Restaurant
Meal Takeaway

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