Great Britain - Newcastle & Northeast England (Chapter)
This is the Newcastle & Northeast England chapter from Lonely Planet’s Great Britain guidebook.
Get past the northeast's forbidding industrial wastelands and impenetrable accents to experience untamed landscapes, Newcastle's cultural renaissance, the wealth of Roman sites and the no-nonsense likeability of the locals.
- exploring a coal wagon tunnel and WWII air-raid shelter beneath Newcastle’s streets on a Victoria Tunnel Tour
- stargazing from Kielder Observatory in the newly minted Northumberland International Dark Sky Park
- negotiating the tidal causeway to reach otherworldly Holy Island (Lindisfarne)
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Newcastle-upon-Tyne & around, Angel of the North, Tynemouth, Segedunum, Hartlepool, County Durham, Durham, Barnard Castle, North Pennines, Hadrian’s Wall, Corbridge, Hexham, Chesters Roman Fort & Museum, Haltwhistle & Around, Northumberland National Park, Northumberland Coast, Alnwick, Craster, Embleton Bay, Farne Islands, Bamburgh, Holy Island (Lindisfarne), Berwick-upon-Tweed.
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