Newbiggin-by-the-Sea is near a diverse collection of Northumberland’s attractions. The Blue Reef Aquarium and Warkworth Castle are just two of the popular places to discover here. Also worth checking out are Tynemouth Castle and the Arbeia Roman Fort.
Visitors to Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, should make tracks to the cultural attractions nearby. Wander through the exhibits and savor the atmosphere of Seven Stories in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, the Segedunum Roman Fort in Wallsend and Bede's World. Culture vultures can enjoy a night of great entertainment at venues such as Alnwick Playhouse in Alnwick, the Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Arts Centre. Head to the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead and the Laing Art Gallery Materials in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, to get your fix of art.
To surround yourself with nature, plan a trip to the nearby green spaces. These are great places to breathe deeply and relax. Take some time out to spend some quality time outdoors in tranquil places such as Alnwick Garden in Alnwick and Saltwell Park in Gateshead. Hike around the grounds of the Marsden Rock Bird Reserve in South Shields.
Northumberland has many unique sights including Alnwick Castle in Alnwick, Blue Carpet in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Cragside in Morpeth. Learn more about Northumberland’s past by exploring some historic sites, such as Castle Keep in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
If you love food and shopping, you’ll love the boutiques, stores and stalls that are part of Barter Books in Alnwick, metrocentre in Gateshead and Central Arcade in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea is a place of proud sporting traditions. Visit nearby Kingston Park Stadium, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, home to the Newcastle Falcons rugby union team in winter and the Newcastle United Reserves soccer team. Enjoy a few post-match beers with friendly locals after the final whistle blows in one of the nearby pubs, clubs or bars.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, consider staying at one of the area’s many accommodation options. Take your pick from the Jurys Inn Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, the Royal Station Hotel, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, or the Novotel Newcastle Airport, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.