Gateshead tourist and travel information

Gateshead tourist and travel information

Gateshead Travel Information

Travel Information Gateshead Quays is the historic heart of Gateshead, south of Newcastle on the river Tyne.

TRAVELLINE at www.traveline.info

bus and coach travel

Coaches Gateshead - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

www.stagecoachbus.com

A1 Motorway

Roads Gateshead - Travel by road - Gateshead is about 3 miles north of Junction 65 of the A1(M). The A1bypasses Gateshead on its way north. The A1 and the Motorway known as the A1(M) runs from London to Edinburgh. Gateshead is about 125 miles from Edinburgh and 285 miles from London.

A1 Motorway

Travel by train

Hire - Newcastle Gateshead nearby station - Travel by train - Newcastle Station, Neville Street, Newcastle, NE1 5DL. Newcastle is a key stop on the East Coast Main Line. GNER, Virgin Trains, Northern Rail, First Transpennine Express, First ScotRail between them run services through Newcastle to many UK destinations.

Great North Eastern Railway (GNER). Main Regions: Central Scotland, Northern Scotland, North East England,
East Midlands, South East England. Most trains run between London King's Cross and either Edinburgh Waverley or Leeds. Tel: 08457 225 333. www.gner.co.uk

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

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Airport Newcastle International Airport, Woolsington, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE13 8BZ. Tel: 0870 122 1488. The A1 by-passes the city centre and leads directly to the airport via the dual carriageway A696. Restaurants, cafes and bars available within Newcastle International Airport. Newcastle airport is about 9 miles from Gateshead.

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Gateshead Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Gateshead - Sport - Ten Pin Bowling. Gateshead (Metro Centre) Megabowl, Metro Centre, 1 Garden Walk, Gateshead, NE11 9XY. Tel: 0871 550 1010.

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Shopping

Stores Gateshead - Shopping - Marks & Spencer, 93-97 Cameron Walk, Metro Centre, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE11 9YD. Tel: 0191 493 2222. Burton Menswear Gateshead - Tel: 01914914090. c/o Dorothy Perkins, Unit 5 Team Valley Retail World, Gateshead, Tyne And Wear, NE11 0BD. Woolworths - 33/37 Garden Walk (unit 122), Metrocentre, Gateshead, NE11 9XY.Tel: 0191 461 1943.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Gateshead - Entertainment and attractions - Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum, Buddle Street, Wallsend. Gateshead Angel of the North, Durham Road, Low Eighton, Gateshead Tel: 0191 477 3478

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Other information Gateshead - Other information - Gateshead Quays is being converted into a unique arts and cultural space, with Gateshead Millennium Bridge - the world's first and only tilting bridge- linking Gateshead with Newcastle. The bridge is the River Tyne’s only foot and cycle bridge, and its grace and engineering attract people from all over the world. Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum, Co. Durham Tel: 01207 231811

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Tyne and Wear Map and Attractions

Newcastle on Tyne is 280 miles from London. It is 23 miles from Durham to Whitley Bay and 18 miles from Tynemouth to Stanley.

Ferries Ferry indicated is North Shields.

Airports Airport indicated is Newcastle International.

Roads Gateshead is about 3 miles north of Junction 65 of the A1(M).

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is no station in Gateshead.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Woodhorn, Northumberland Museum and Archives, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington, Northumberland NE63 9YF.
Attraction 2 - Gateshead Angel of the North, Durham Road, Low Eighton, Gateshead Tel: 0191 477 3478
Attraction 3 - Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE1 4JA. (0191) 232 6789.
Attraction 4 - Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum, Buddle Street, Wallsend, NE28 6HR. Tel: 0191 236 9347.
Attraction 5 - Newcastle Racecourse, High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5HP. Tel: 0191 236 2020. newcastle-racecourse.co.uk.
Attraction 6 - Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum, Co. Durham, DH9 0RG. Tel: 01207 231811. beamish.org.uk.

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