This 3.4km (2 mile) walk takes you around some of the key sights in Newcastle City Centre including Grey’s Monument, Grainger Market, Grey Street, the Castle, Central Station, the West Walls, Chinatown, St James Park, St Nicholas Cathedral and even a small vampire rabbit! Just take your time, enjoy the beautiful buildings, stop for a coffee and cake, leisurely lunch or pint of ale in an old Newcastle pub! Continue reading “Newcastle City Centre Circular Walk”
This 3.2 km (2 mile) walk takes you along the Quaysides of the River Tyne on both the Newcastle and Gateshead sides of the river, crossing over the iconic Gateshead Millennium Bridge as well as the High Level Bridge, and passing sights such as the BALTIC Art Gallery, the Sage Gateshead, Newcastle Castle and plenty of lovely food and drink stops too. So just take your time, soak in the beautiful views, stop for a coffee and cake, leisurely lunch or pint of ale in an old Newcastle pub and enjoy! Continue reading “Quayside Circular Walk”
This 3.7 km (2.3 mile) walk takes you from Newcastle’s Quayside up the path of the River Ouseburn into the new creative quarter of Ouseburn Valley. The past twenty years have transformed Ouseburn to become one of the most vibrant creative communities in the North East with plenty of things to do. Home to artists, musicians, designers and much more, of the major thoroughfares in Ouseburn, Lime Street, is home to several creative hotspots. Just take your time, enjoy the history of the area, stop for a coffee and cake, leisurely lunch or pint of ale in an old Newcastle pub! Continue reading “Ouseburn Valley Circular Walk”
This 3.5 km (2.1 mile) walk takes you through the beautiful Jesmond Dene.
Jesmond Dene is a unique haven of peace and tranquility for the people of Newcastle. It is a narrow wooded valley that follows the river Ouseburn between South Gosforth and Jesmond Vale. This provides an important wildlife corridor right into the centre of Newcastle. There is a spectacular mix of native and exotic trees, and the Dene is home to a lot of wildlife, notably the Kingfisher, the Red Squirrel and many woodland birds. The Dene stretches for over three kilometres and has many areas of tranquillity, as well as ‘honey pots’ of activity. Continue reading “Jesmond Dene Valley Circular Walk”
This 4.4km (2.7 mile) walk takes you around the lovely area of Jesmond and the beautiful Jesmond Dene valley. Jesmond is one of Newcastle’s oldest and finest suburbs, which has grown increasingly popular among foodies, socialites, students and young professionals over the years. The famous Jesmond Dene, located in the heart of Jesmond, is especially known for its outstanding beauty, and is a great spot to visit during the summer months for picnics and strolls through the luscious green scenery.
So just take your time, enjoy the beautiful buildings, stop for a coffee and cake, leisurely lunch or pint of ale in an old Newcastle pub! Continue reading “Jesmond Dene Nature and Shops Walk”