The Best Places To Visit in Gateshead

Hand-picked top 3 places to visit 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!


Old Marley Hill, Gateshead NE16 5ET

Since 1839

Tourist Attraction, Heritage Railway, Special Occasions, Walking Routes, Events, Preservation, Locomotives, Ghost Train, Birthday Parties, Filming, House, Historic Site, Causey Arch, Picnic Area, Educational Visits & Shops

It is a 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge heritage railway ● The railway claims to be "the world's oldest railway" ● The current preserved line passes near to Causey Arch, the oldest surviving railway bridge in the world ● Provides carriage hire for up to 24 people in one of their vintage carriages on all operating days throughout the year

Registration 01223727


Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Springwell Road, Gateshead NE9 7QJ

Since 1826

Museums, Historical Places, Exhibitions, Collections, Displays, Train Rides, Events, Workshop, Tearoom, Guided Tours, Bowes Tearoom, Cafe, Guided Site Tours, Mining Displays, Blacksmith Demonstrations & Shops

Free Admission ● It was built by George Stephenson ● Each end was locomotive worked and the six-mile middle section consisting of rope worked inclines with very steep gradients ● The 1½ mile section between Black Fell and Springwell was saved by Tyne and Wear County Council as well as the Springwell workshops and 40 wagons from the railways fleet were saved for the nation

Registration 256554


Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun - Wed Closed

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Neilson Road, Gateshead NE10 0EF

Since 1955

Stadium, Arena, Sports Venue, Activities, Events, Athletics, Playground, Football Club, Throwing and Jumping Facilities, Weights Room and Gymnasium, Ice Rink, Indoor Golf Course, Restaurants & Shops

Capacity of the Stadium: 11,800 ● Field Size: 24.4 hectares ● It's facilities occupy 24.4 hectares (60 acres) of land ● A bespoke design by Fabric Architecture, the roof is a 30 metres (98 ft) structure incorporating five barrel vault forms ● There is also a 4 lane 91m training & warm-up straight with field-event facilities and an indoor straight

Registration 731584

Price: Adult £3.50
Adult with Active Card £2.60
Junior £3.50
Junior with Active Card £1.25

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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Sat & Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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