Gateshead Travel Guide

Articles about Gateshead

By Jennifer Bain
See our slideshow of 10 Amazing Bridges. They are a marvel of engineering. Their function is purposeful yet poetic. And they’ve inspired musicians, painters, and writers for centuries. Beyond the sheer practicality of crossing ravines and water, ...
By Jennifer Bain
By Alice Rawsthorn
There was a time when, if you had told your friends that you were taking a trip to Bilbao, they would have wondered why you were going to a shabby, terrorism-scarred Spanish city. Nowadays, they'd envy you for visiting the world's most talked-abou...

Things to do in Gateshead

Where: On the South Bank of England’s River Tyne, between Gateshead and Newcastle.


Stats: 413 feet wide; 164 tall when open.