The stronghold that put both the 'new' and 'castle' into Newcastle has been largely swallowed up by the train station, leaving only a...
Bessie Surtees House
The Tyne's northern bank was the hub of commercial Newcastle in the 16th century and on Sandhill a row of leaning merchant houses has...
St Nicholas Cathedral
Newcastle's cathedral was founded in 1091 but the Norman structure was destroyed by fire in 1216; its replacement was completed in 1350....
Covered in retro chimp montages but actually named for the wood that's wedged behind ale casks to tip them, this tiny, two-level...
House of Tides
A 16th-century merchant's house is now the home of Newcastle's most celebrated restaurant. Michelin-starred chef Kenny Atkinson (a past...
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Bridge Hotel information
Dating from 1901, this jewel of a traditional pub retains original features including Victorian snugs, carved woodwork, stained-glass windows and mosaic tiles. At least 11 hand-pulled ales are on tap; mellow live music (folk; singer-songwriters) plays almost every night. Its panoramic beer garden overlooking the High Level and Tyne bridges incorporates part of Newcastle's medieval city walls.