Tyne and Wear consists of the exciting city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the town of Gateshead. It also includes the coastal boroughs of North Tyneside and South Tyneside. People choose to visit this area for luxury breaks on account of the wonderful beaches, hundreds of theatres, fantastic history and excellent shopping experience.
Discover Europe’s largest indoor shopping complex and indulge yourself in the fantastic array of shops. There is also a diverse variety of places to enjoy an evening meal or lunch out, whether you prefer a cutting-edge bar or a cosy pub there is something to suit everyone. When it comes to family fun you will be spoilt for choice with attractions such as the Tynemouth Blue Reef Aquarium, The Life Science Centre, Ocean Beach Pleasure Park and the National Glass Centre.
You could even take a brisk stroll or cycle ride through the wonderful landscape or take a trip north into Northumberland National Park or Kielder Forest Park. In terms of exciting activities for you outdoors types there is plenty on offer, have a skiing lesson at the Silksworth Dry ski slope, join a surfing school in North shields or simply have a game of golf at one of the 92 courses within an hours drive of Newcastle. Wherever you choose to visit, enjoy browsing through the available luxury self-catering accommodation options here.