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North Shields

The town of North Shields is only eight miles from the city of Newcastle upon Tyne. Due to its association with railways it is home to the Stephenson Railway Museum. The area is also synonymous with fishing and other trades asociated with deafaring. A variety of shops, eating places and accommodation options are available.
20 Results In Or Near North Shields
0.8 miles from centre of North Shields
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Arbeia Roman Fort was the supply base for the troops on Hadrian's Wall. Its strategic position at the mouth of the Tyne gave advance notice of any invading troops. It is an UNESCO Heritage site.
1 miles from centre of North Shields
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South Shields Museum is housed in a listed building which used to be the Library. It specialises in local history and has an art gallery and small animal collection. There are both permanent and regularly-changing exhibitions.
2 miles from centre of North Shields
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Stephenson Railway Museum is a small heritage railway that occupies the test track for the Tyne & Wear Metro. Its heritage railway is run by dedicated local volunteers, with trains running in season on Sundays and Bank Holidays and on Thursday during North Tyneside school holidays. During December weekends, the railway runs Santa Specials.
3.5 miles from centre of North Shields
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Segedunum Roman Fort is the most excavated Roman site in the UK. It marks the beginning (or end) of the Roman Wall and the Museum was opened in June 2000.
5.6 miles from centre of North Shields
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Discover Seaton Delaval Hall, A place of great theatre and drama Built in the early 18th century and the best example in the country of English Baroque, Seaton Delaval Hall and Gardens was created by Sir John Van Brugh who was also responsible for Castle Howard and Blenheim Palace. The house has survived terrible fires and military occupation over its 900 year history but still stands defiant, from the glorious breathtakingly beautiful Central Hall to the dark cellar network of servant...
5.6 miles from centre of North Shields
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Discover Seaton Delaval Hall, A place of great theatre and drama Admiral Delaval commissioned Sir John Vanbrugh to build the hall in 1718. The house was the home of the Delaval family who were famous for the notoriously extravagant parties they threw in the Georgian period. The Hall was damaged by fire in 1822, but successive generations of the family, particularly the late Lord Hastings, undertook extensive repairs to ensure the Hall's survival.
6.2 miles from centre of North Shields
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Whether you're booked into the standard double or the swanky Mouton Rothchild suite of the Hotel du Vin Newcastle, the group's inimitable style, sort of clubby leather against exposed brick with a sprinkling of luxury thrown in, is evident. The north east branch of this upmarket, wine-loving chain is housed within the former Tyne Tees Steam Shipping Company in Ouseburn, once a decaying reminder of post-industrial Newcastle now a re-energised thriving, super trendy arty part of the city. A...
6.7 miles from centre of North Shields
St Vincent is a small cosy wine bar, inspired by places found while traveling in France and Italy. It's the sort of place for friends to hang out and enjoy great food and great drinks.
6.7 miles from centre of North Shields
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The Broad Chare has won accolades and awards from a whole heap of judges, including the Good Food Guide 2018, Hardens Best UK Restaurants 2018 and the AA Pub Guide 2017. Taking the best of a traditional pub and blending it with modern touches, The Broad Chare offers a simple, warm gastropub experience that keeps people coming back for more.
6.8 miles from centre of North Shields
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This small but important gallery on Newcastle's New Bridge Street is home to a very impressive collection of sculpture and art and is well known for attracting some of the big hitters in historic, modern and contemporary art to the north east. The permanent collection has some fabulous 18th and 19th century paintings and world class watercolours. The pre-Raphaelite paintings are worth the trip alone. But there is contemporary work here too with Moore's Seated Woman: Thin Neck, Gaugin's The Br...
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