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12. Bessie Surtees House

Bessie Surtees House is the name given to two beautiful, five storey houses built in the 16th and 17th centuries in the Jacobean architectural style. They are situated just along from Neil’s favourite eating place in Newcastle (Redhouse – pies and mash – smashing!) meaning I’d seen them loads of times, but had never really given them a second thought. 740 more words

Coffees and Vinyl?

So, finally, my first blog entry! And (hopefully) it’s a winner!

I’d debated aboutĀ uploading one of my many planned posts from the last couple of months, which contain some absolute gems. 418 more words


10. Watch the Millennium Bridge tilt

This, along with the Local Hero Trail I mentioned in my last blog post, is a fairly short activity (and when I say fairly short, I mean 4.5 minutes..). 328 more words

9. Walk the Local Hero Trail

The Local Hero Trail is Newcastle’s version of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Opened in 2014 by Lady Elsie Robson, wife of the late Sir Bobby Robson, it initially consisted of 20 bronze plaques featuring the names of local people from a variety of backgrounds including: academia, entertainment, business, sport, science and the arts. 751 more words

Seaside cuisine on Quayside sand: Riley's Fish Shack

The Quayside Seaside is one of the best parts of Newcastle in the summer. At the slightest sign of sun, it is a fab spot to get a taste of the seaside without having to face the motorway. 377 more words