Many of Newcastle-upon-Tyne’s highlights are located close to Sunniside, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two sights that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Beamish Adventure Park and the iconic Gibside. Two other popular spots close by Sunniside are Beamish Museum and the Beamish Open Air Museum.
There are some interesting cultural attractions in and around Sunniside. In particular, you should make sure you check out Seven Stories and the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Discovery Museum. Experience local and touring talent live on stage at the Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Arts Centre and the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Theatre Royal. There are plenty of popular galleries to visit near here. In particular, don’t miss the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead and the Laing Art Gallery Materials.
If the weather is good get into the great outdoors and enjoy the nearby parks and reserves. If you’re looking for a natural setting be sure to check out Saltwell Park in Gateshead.
Those with some time to spare in the Sunniside area should go and see the Angel of the North in Gateshead, Blue Carpet and Grey's Monument. Start your tour of nearby historic attractions by visiting Castle Keep.
Browse the boutiques and do some people-watching in a few of the nearby malls and markets such as metrocentre in Gateshead, Central Arcade and the Eldon Square Shopping Centre.
When it’s time to rest your weary head after a busy day discovering the many charms of Sunniside, check in to one of the area’s convenient accommodation options. For a good night’s sleep it’s hard to go past the Jurys Inn Newcastle, the Royal Station Hotel, and the Sandman Signature Newcastle Hotel.