The hustle and bustle of Tynemouth market sets up any weekend as a good one. With all sorts of stalls from food, books, goods and raffles you could easily get lost in a buyers heaven. The added luxury of being inside a metro station means you can flock to it without having to take the car. It’s even dog friendly, so after a good hunt through the bargains you can take the little rascal for a run along the beach.
The array of pubs and bars in Tynemouth makes it one of the most attractive nights out for people of all ages. Make sure to visit ‘Lola Jeans’ for their imaginative cocktails, award winning food and quirky décor.
There’s definitely plenty to do and see in one of the Country’s oldest market towns. From clay pigeon shooting, quad biking and archery with the team at ‘Fury Events’ you’re never going to be let down. An ideal day out for the family or even a weekend stag or hen event.
At the top of the city you really can’t miss Durham Cathedral, one of the UK’s finest Norman buildings. Used in the Harry Potter film series as part of the Hogwarts school of Witchcraft and Wizardry it’s a must for the kids to gain some memorable photos.
Nightlife in Durham ranges from old school pubs to hip new trendy bars. Down by the riverside you’ll find the bar ‘Whiskey River’. If you’re into your cocktails then this is the place for you. Durham hasn’t been left behind when it comes to designer gin bars, ‘Tin of Sardines’ is known as one of the cities best gin bars. With their amazing selection of gins and knowledgeable bar staff, a hand crafted, hand mixed drink will freshen up anyone’s pallet.
Now there’s no introduction needed to the nightlife of Newcastle’s Quayside. Boasting some of the UK’s best nights out, the bars and restaurants down here are simply amazing. However, if you’re after a more contemporary or relaxing time down on the riverside then there’s plenty of choice. Depending on what you’re celebrating, you can jump on the river cruise and enjoy a glass of bubbly or you can take a short walk along to the ‘Live Theatre’. This place has the most incredible auditorium and stages imaginable. With a variety of performances such as comedy, music, dancing and drama you’re bound to find something to entertain.
If contemporary art is more your kind of thing, then ‘The Baltic Flour Mill’ is always worth a visit. Found on the opposite side to Newcastle’s Quayside, a short walk along the breath taking ‘Millennium Bridge’ and you’ll be there in no time. This modern house for contemporary art is the biggest gallery of its kind. They present exhibitions from all over the world which are ever changing, innovative and inspiring. Be sure not to miss out!