The principal city of the industrial northeast, 285 mi/460 km north of London, Newcastle-upon-Tyne has enjoyed something of a cultural revival. A dramatic succession of ancient and modern bridges spans the Tyne River and overlooks the quayside nightlife quarter. Take a cruise down the Tyne or stroll down elegant Grey Street for a hint of Newcastle's prosperous past.
For a more up-to-date perspective, visit the Baltic Gallery on the Quays. Located in a former riverside flour mill, the gallery ... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2013 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.