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Stroll along the Tyne and savour the view.
The Quayside has always been at the heart of our city, from its heritage as an important dockside to its modern-day reputation for café and bar culture. There are also some amazing walks taking you on both sides of the Quayside and over many of our iconic river crossings, including the Tyne Bridge and the Swing Bridge. If you’re just after a wander followed by a bite to eat and a pint then the Quayside is where you need to head. With its many bars and cafes with wow-factor waterside views you can sit back and relax and feel like you’re on holiday in your own city. If you are in the mood for an adventure, then how about kayaking or paddle boarding along the River Tyne with CBK Adventure. You’ll be able to experience the Quayside from an entirely different perspective with tours taking between the river’s iconic bridge crossings.
Discover fine dining and world class theatre.
Try out the newly opened Hard Rock Café Newcastle where you can dine in one of our city’s oldest buildings The Guildhall. Enjoy one of the signature Hard Rock Café steak burgers before grabbing yourself some special Newcastle merch! The Quayside is also home to the Live Theatre, which is recognised internationally as a new writing theatre. As well as producing and presenting new plays, it seeks out and nurtures creative talent. It offers everything from world class theatre, stand-up comedy and live music in its quirky historic spaces made from five Grade II listed buildings joined together to create a unique atmosphere with an intimate feel. Tie in your trip with the Sunday Market which has everything you need whether you're a foodie or fashion conscious, a browser or a buyer. Jump on one of the regular Quaylink buses taking you from across Newcastle direct to the Quayside or make the short walk from the city centre and find yourself in an oasis where heritage and modern culture sit hand in hand on the banks of our river.
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