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85 Places to Visit in Tyne and Wear | Directory

Positioned in the North East of England, Tyne and Wear is dominated by the great cities of Newcastle and Sunderland and has plenty of opportunities for great day trips. The area has attractions that are ancient and modern, small and grand with a particular emphasis on Britains Industrial heritage. Notable places to visit include Washington Old Hall, The Biscuit Factory and the Blue Reef Aquarium at Tynemouth

Belsay | Blaydon On Tyne | Burnopfield | Gateshead | Houghton Le Spring | Jarrow | Newcastle upon Tyne | Newcastle Upon Tyne | Newcastle upon Tyne | Newcastle Upon Tyne | Newcastle upon Tyne | North Shields | Rowlands Gill | Ryton | South Shields | Sunderland | Tynemouth | Wallsend | Washington | Whitley Bay

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Belsay

Blaydon On Tyne

Burnopfield

Gateshead

Houghton Le Spring

Jarrow

Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne

North Shields

Rowlands Gill

Ryton

South Shields

Sunderland

Tynemouth

Wallsend

Washington

Whitley Bay

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