About the Port
An unban city with an unexpected mix of culture, sophistication and heritage, Newcatle-upon-Tyne offers a range of great new galleries, restaurants and bars. With more theatres per person than anywhere else in the UK, Newcastle has a wide range of arts and cultural attractions for visitors to enjoy, from the Theatre Royal – regional home to the Royal Shakespeare Company – to the famous Angel of the North.
Heritage is at the centre of Newcastle, with sites such as Castle Keep in the city centre – one of the country’s finest examples of a Northern Keep – and Hadrian’s Wall.
Destinations within Driving Distance
Visit one of the easily accessible destinations within an hour of Newcastle-upon-Tyne by rail, coach or car. Nearby Gateshead regularly hosts international
athletics talent at Gateshead International Stadium. Home to the UK’s largest
water park, visitors who love action will find climbing walls, a dry ski slope
and surfing school here as well.
- Gateshead (7–15 minutes by car or train)
- 0191 257 1373
- Albert Edward Dock Coble Dene North Shields Tyne and Wear NE29 6DU