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Attractions in Tyne & Wear

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Angel of the North

Britain's largest sculpture, The Angel of the North weighs in at 208 tonnes and stands 20 metres high. It was based on artist.....

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Baltic Centre

The Baltic Centre is a new £46m art gallery on the banks of the Tyne and is the latest evidence of the area's growing cultural.....

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Gibside is famous for the sedate historic estate set at the heart of the outstandingly beautiful Derwent Valley. The estate was.....

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Marsden Bay

Sadly, the great triumphal arch, that had for so long dominated this beautiful bay, crumbled and collapsed in 1996. The arch was.....

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Penshaw Monument

The Penshaw Monument is a 70 ft high folly built on Penshaw Hill in 1844 in honour John Lambton (1792–1840), 1st Earl of Durham.....

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St Nicholas Cathedral

The magnificent cathedral church of St. Nicholas has stood at the heart of Newcastle for many centuries. Its superb lantern.....

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The Castle

On returning from a raid into Scotland, Robert Curthose, eldest son of William the Conqueror built a castle calling it his `New.....

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Tynemouth Castle

The haunting, intermingaled ruins of Tynemouth Castle and Priory stand on a headland above the River Tyne. Between them they.....

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Washington Old Hall

Manor house associated with the family of George Washington..

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