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Ruins in Tynemouth

Tynemouth Priory

Built by Benedictine monks on a strategic bluff above the mouth of the Tyne in the 11th-century ruins, Tynemouth Priory was ransacked during the Dissolution in 1539. The military took over for four centuries, only l…
Cafe in Tynemouth

Barca Art Cafe

This funky hybrid restaurant, bar and art gallery (the works by local artists are all for sale) has an ambitious, contemporary menu, although vegetarian options, aside from some of its tapas dishes, are few. DJs spi…
Pub in Tynemouth

Turks Head

Encased in ivory-coloured tiles, this salt-of-the-earth 1850-built traditional pub is great for a pint of real ale while watching a Newcastle United match.