Ponteland attractions

Ponteland attractions

Ponteland NorthumberlandPonteland is in Northumberland, a county that borders Cumbria to the west, County Durham to the south, Tyne and Wear to the southeast, the Scottish Borders to the north and has nearly 80 miles of North Sea coastline. It is an area of uncrowded golden sandy beaches, stunning countryside set amongst two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the rugged Northumberland National Park. There are more castles in Northumberland than anywhere else in England and the Holy Island of Lindisfarne is the birthplace of English Christianity.

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Attractions The most famous view of Newcastle is that of its bridges, spanning the River Tyne. The newest bridge is the Gateshead Millenium Bridge, which is a spectacular modern design. It is a footbridge in the shape of an eyelid which opens up in order to let boats through if they are too tall to fit underneath. About 7 miles southeast of Ponteland.

Gateshead Millenium Bridge

Attractions Newcastle Racecourse, High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5HP. Tel: 0191 236 2020. Set in the 812 acre High Gosforth Park Estate and home to 26 race meetings Newcastle Racecourse is easily accessible by road, rail and air. www.newcastle-racecourse.co.uk. About 7 miles east of Ponteland.

Newcastle Racecourse

Attractions Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE1 4JA. (0191) 232 6789. Discover the chequered history of Newcastle upon Tyne, from Romans and Knights to ship-builders and pitmen. Some fun and fascinating scientific exhibitions; important collections of maritime, social history, fashion and regimental life are on display. About 7 miles southeast of Ponteland.

Discovery Museum

Attractions MetroCentre, Newcastle upon Tyne is Europe's largest shopping and leisure centre. With almost 330 shops including major department stores such as Debenhams, House of Fraser and Marks & Spencer, MetroCentre has something for everyone. About 8 miles south of Ponteland.

MetroCentre

BELSAY HALL

AttractionsBELSAY HALL, CASTLE AND GARDENS, Belsay Tel: 01661 881636. A 14th century castle, home to the Middleton family, with a 17th century manor house and 19th century country house (Belsay Hall), set in 30 acres of landscaped gardens and grounds. English Heritage charges apply. About 5 miles northwest of Ponteland.

BELSAY HALL

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