Great Britain - Newcastle & Northeast England (PDF Chapter)

Great Britain - Newcastle & Northeast England (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Newcastle & Northeast England chapter from Lonely Planet’s Great Brit-ain guidebook.

The irrepressible city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne anchors England’s northeast. Set on the mighty River Tyne, this former industrial powerhouse’s steep hills are lined with handsome Victo-rian buildings, and many of its one-time factories and warehouses have been transformed into galleries, museums, bars and entertainment venues.

  • negotiate the tidal causeway to reach the other-worldly pilgrimage site of Holy Island, Lin-disfarne
  • maps
  • explore Victoria Tunnel, a coal-wagon tunnel and WWII air-raid shelter beneath Newcas-tle’s streets
  • transport
  • stargaze from the Kielder Observatory in the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park.
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tynemouth, Durham, Barnard Castle, Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland National Park, Northumberland Coast.

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