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in the town of Gateshead, in the county of Tyne & Wear


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Britain's largest sculpture, The Angel of the North weighs in at 208 tonnes and stands 20 metres high. It was based on artist Antony Gormley's own body and has wings spanning 54 metres.
This huge sculpture overlooks the A1 at Gateshead and at least 90,000 motorists a day will pass it by. It can also be seen on the train journey from London to Edinburgh.

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(2.3 miles, 3.7 km, direction N)

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Maxwell Apartment in Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, England

Maxwell Apartment

Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, England (0.8 miles, 1.3 km)
Maxwell Apartment offers accommodation in Gateshead. The unit is 3.1 km from Newcastle upon Tyne. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. There is a seating area, a dining area and a kitchen ...
More info and book online..  Price from £89.00

Macadam Apartment in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England

Macadam Apartment

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England (0.9 miles, 1.5 km)
Situated in Newcastle upon Tyne, this apartment features free WiFi. The unit is 1.9 km from Metro Radio Arena. The kitchen features an oven, a microwave and a toaster and there is a private bathroom....
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Docker's Digs in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England

Docker's Digs

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England (1.2 miles, 1.9 km, direction N)
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Coalminer's Cottage in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England

Coalminer's Cottage

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England (1.2 miles, 1.9 km, direction N)
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Park Farm Hotel in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England4 stars

Park Farm Hotel

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England (1.4 miles, 2.3 km, direction SW)
Located just south of the town of Gateshead, Park Farm Hotel an 18th century farmhouse just a 4-minute drive from the famous Angel of the North. A family-run bed and breakfast in a rural setting, it ...
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