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Tel code: 0191 | code search
Postcode: NE15 | code search
Population: 6500
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Benwell is an interesting village in Tyne and Wear, Newcastle, reaching far back into the history books. During the Roman occupation it held strategic importance being so close to Hadrian's Wall, today sees visitors eager to explore the many delights on offer. For all things Roman there are the ruins of Benwell Roman Temple which was dedicated to Antenociticus, or why not take a look at Arbeia Roman Fort which housed a Garrison. For splendid architecture Newcastle Cathedral has it all, from a mesmerising spire, to Medieval glass, or possibly the white washed home of Stephenson will uncover a glimpse into 18th Century living, step outside and wander along the riverside path and the old Wylam Colliery Wagon Way. Museum lovers will enjoy the exhibits on offer at at The North East Museum, and The Discovery Museum, or for a poignant and thought provoking experience The Royal Hussars has much to share. If shopping is a must then the fabulous Metro Centre with over three hundred shops maybe one temptation too many, and for smaller visitors there's the wonder of Beamish Open Air Museum which covers three hundred acres of County Durham countryside, where shops, houses and buildings are crammed with treasures waiting to be seen. Costumed staff reverse time to 1825 and 1913...


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Roselodge House (0.20 miles)

Roselodge House
Initially built as a church, now an impressive bed and breakfast boasting 50 luxuriously furnished rooms, both large and small. Sympathetically restored to keep in line with modern requirements yet retaining much of the stunning ... More | visit website
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Bluebird Hotel (0.20 miles)

Bluebird Hotel

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Bluebird Hotel offers rooms suitable to your needs at the cheapest rates in town. Our objective is to provide a comfortable stay to you at budget prices so that you ... More

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The Lynnwood (0.88 miles)

The Lynnwood is a centrally located guest house just minutes away from Newcastle City Centre on a very good bus route. Taxi costs for late nights are less then 10. We take pride in ... More | visit website
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The Brighton (1.01 miles)

The Brighton
The Brighton is a centrally located guest house minutes from Newcastle City Centre. We are within walking distance of the city centre with good transport links to all nearby attractions. ... More | visit website
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The Brighton Guest House (1.01 miles)

The Brighton Guest House

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Outstanding value Bed & Breakfast accommodation only a 15 minute walk from the City Centre's vibrant nightlife. Ideal for party groups visiting Newcastle's bars & clubs. PLEASE NOTE: This property ... More

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Rowers Hotel (1.08 miles)

Rowers Hotel

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The Rowers' decor is nautical and oak panelling throughout the hotel adds a warm touch. A cosy cocktail lounge is the perfect venue for or a quiet drink. Recent refurbishment's have ... More

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Royal Hotel (1.21 miles)

Royal Hotel

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Situated between the Newcastle/Gateshead Quayside and the Metrocentre and just off the A1. The Royal Hotel is a convenient and amicable place to stay. With friendly staff and excellent food ... More

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Express by Holiday Inn - Newcastle Metro Centre (1.29 miles)

Express by Holiday Inn - Newcastle Metro Centre

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Conveniently located off the A1 at the Metro Centre, this hotel is 10 minutes from Newcastle city centre. It is walking distance from 3 restaurants and public transport. The Express by Holiday ... More

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Rooms Inn (1.31 miles)

Rooms Inn

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The Rooms Inn provides good facilities and service at budget prices. It is located close to Newcastle Central Railway station, opposite the Newcastle College and in walking distance of Newcastle ... More

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Castle Court Halls (1.53 miles)

Castle Court Halls

Castle Court is a purpose-built modern block on the Castle Leazes site and within a short walk of the University campus, Sports Centre and city centre.

Situated adjacent to the main Castle Leazes Halls, guests at ... More | visit website

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