Tyne and Wear Hotels
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Book a hotel in Tyne and Wear to visit one of the most beautiful, untouched and northernmost counties in England. Visit this burgeoning region for a wealth of diverse attractions, from animated city living and cultural activities to breath-taking countryside and coastline views.
Town and city breaks in Tyne and Wear
From your Tyne and Wear hotel in Newcastle, walk along the River Tyne and you can't miss the architectural wonder that is the Gateshead Millennium Bridge. Enjoy all there is to see on the Quayside day or night, with its enchanting atmosphere and wide range of restaurants, cafes, galleries, and stalls. Be sure to sample the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art and, across the river, the Theatre Royale on Grey Street, famous for its elegant Georgian architecture. Visitors to Sunderland should head for local landmark Hylton Castle, dating back to the 1400s. The free Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens is full of exhibitions about Sunderland's past, some interactive, while speciality museum National Glass Centre has plenty of enchanting displays on offer - as well as a reinforced glass roof, which braver visitors can walk along and take in the view.
Holidays in the Tyne and Wear countryside
Sunderland's Penshaw Monument provides a beautiful panorama of the Tyne and Wear countryside and lies just opposite Herrington Country Park. Minutes from the centre of the city in Newcastle, is Jesmond Dene, a beautiful 3km long stretch of woodland, wildflowers and waterfalls. Semi-rural village Ryton in Gateshead is home to the vast Ryton Willows Local Nature Reserve, particularly noteworthy for its rare flora and fauna.
Beach holidays in Tyne and Wear
The picturesque Whitley Bay, well-known for its golden beaches and once a Victorian holiday resort, extends down the coast to Cullercoats, a quaint little fishing village in North Tyneside. To the north St Mary's Lighthouse sits on a small tidal island of the same name, easy to visit at low tide. At Roker Beach, Sunderland, you can find the Adventure Sunderland Waterports Centre, perfect for lovers of windsurfing, kayaking and surfing.
Attractions in Tyne and Wear
Antony Gormley's Angel of The North, celebrated colossus of British contemporary art, cuts an imposing figure over the hilltops to Gateshead's south. The remains of Roman fort Segedunum, once a part of Hadrian's Wall, can be seen in North Tyneside, alongside a museum and reconstructed Roman baths. Renowned historical buildings throughout the county make Tyne and Wear ideal for cultural UK breaks; St Nicholas's Cathedral lies close to Newcastle centre, while Tynemouth Castle and Priory, an early sacred site dating back to the 7th century AD, boasts stunning views across Tynemouth Pier. Book a hotel in Tyne and Wear to properly explore the area. The region promises a truly memorable short UK break.
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