About the Area

  • Newcastle Millennium Bridge
  • Angle of the North
  • The Sage
  • Baltic Museum

Welcome to Newcastle and Gateshead

The Beach Huts are located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the UK and the area has a justified reputation of hosting some of the friendliest people in the country, so you can be sure of a warm welcome when you come to experience a short break here!

You can also enjoy the adjoining coastal city of Sunderland and seaside towns such as South Shields, Tynemouth and Whitley Bay of which the Beach Huts reside. This whole area is linked by a superb and efficient public transport network which includes the Metro, buses and even boats.

Getting around the area

Metro

The Tyne and Wear Metro is a light rail system with 60 stations serving Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland, North Tyneside and South Tyneside

Stations are located at the heart of both Newcastle and Sunderland city centres, railway stations and at the airport - so getting around couldn't be easier.

And what's more, the stations are also easy to find - look out for the cubes which are situated next to all stations.

In Newcastle and Gateshead

Millennium Bridge

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Millennium Bridge

The Gateshead Millennium Bridge is a pedestrian bridge spanning the River Tyne between Gateshead's Quays arts quarter on the south bank and Newcastle's Quayside.

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Baltic Art Gallery

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Baltic Art Centre

On the south bank of the River Tyne in Gateshead, the Baltic gallery showcases a dynamic, diverse and international programme of contemporary visual art.

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St. James Park Newcastle United

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St. James Park

Home to the famous Newcastle United and 'Toon Army', St. James Park is once-again home to the very best of English Premiership football.

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Metro Radio Arena

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Metro Radio Arena

The largest arena of its kind in the area, the Metro Radio Arena has recently been hosted to Girls Aloud, Pink and many of the area's basketball team matches.

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Gateshead Metrocentre

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Gateshead Metrocentre

Based in Gateshead the Metrocentre has over 330 stores, has many leisure activities (including a cinema) and is the largest shopping centre in the UK and Europe.

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Hadrian's Wall Northumberland

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Hadrian's Wall

Built by the Roman Emperor Hadrian in AD 122, Hadrian's Wall is an old military fortification which is visited by hundreds of people every day.

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