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The Best Landmark in Gateshead

Hand-picked top 3 landmarks in Gateshead, UK. 50-Point Inspection includes local reviews, history, trading standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their general excellence. Only the bee's knees!

SALTWELL TOWERS

3 East Park Road, Gateshead NE9 5AX

Since 1862

Visitor Centre, Towers, Historical Places, Architectural Building, Parkland, Meetings, Corporate Functions and Drinks Receptions, Tea Room, Art Exhibits, Celebration, Special Events, Wedding Ceremonies, Reception, Gardens & Shop

It is a Grade II listed building - This superb Gothic mansion is surrounded by ornamental gardens and has been sympathetically restored to its former Victorian glory to provide a well-equipped visitor centre and tea room

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Summer Hours (April - October):
Mon - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Winter Hours (November - March):
Mon - Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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ANGEL OF THE NORTH

Durham Road, Low Eighton, Gateshead NE9 6AA

Since 1998

Sculpture, Monument, Statues, Historical Place, Tourist Attraction, Artwork, Garden & Programs

Its 54 metre (175 foot) wingspan is bigger than a Boeing 757 or 767 jet and almost the same as a Jumbo jet - It is 20 metres (65 feet) high - The height of a five storey building or four double decker buses - It weighs 200 tonnes, the body 100 tonnes and the wings 50 tonnes each - It will withstand winds of more than 100 miles per hour

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GATESHEAD MILLENNIUM BRIDGE

Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 3AE

Since 1998

Bridge, Tourist Place, Pedestrian and Cyclist Tilt Bridge, Architecture Design, Blinking Eye Bridge, Winking Eye Bridge & Events

It was built by Volker Stevin - The 10,560-ton barge is over 250 ft long and over 100 ft wide - It stands as the sixteenth tallest structure in the city - Total length 126 m (413 ft), Width 8 m (26 ft) & Longest span 105 m (344 ft)

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