Newcastle Upon Tyne, U.K. Part 1

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Some of the sights in and around the Toon.

My "new" second hand bike. A no-name brand, but it is perfectly adequate for my needs!

Rainbow over St. James' Park. This photo was taken after the rain had stopped, from my Castle Leazes room window.

Flowers in Newcastle city

War Memorial

St. Thomas' church. Located just outside the main entrance to the University.

Quiet time down Northumberland street. Usually this pedestrian-only street, which is the main shopping street of Newcastle, is packed! (Katha posing)

Gray's Monument

Theatre Royal

The Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas

Statue of Queen Victoria, outside St. Nicholas

The organ inside St. Nicholas

One of the windows inside the cathedral church of St. Nicholas

Altar of St. Nicholas

19th Century Uttoexeter stone pulpit - Inside the Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas

Amen Corner - alongside the church of St. Nicholas.

Some of the older buildings near Quayside

This bridge runs directly over these buildings!


The Sage Gateshead Music Centre. Apparently has various exhibitions throughout the year. Alongside the River Tyne.

The Millennium Bridge over the River Tyne. Next to it the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art.

Millennium bridge.

Millennium bridge with Baltic Centre in background.

View from the Baltic Centre

View from the Baltic Centre

Old village wall tower. This village was incorporated into the city when the city grew. The wall is the only thing remaining of the original village.

Angel of The North

Angel Of The North - The largest statue of an angel in the world

Tynemouth Priory and Castle. Taken on the afternoon after Stuart and my first visit to our Patient, when we walked along the Tynemouth coast.

Town Moor. 3pm on a Wednesday afternoon, its bitingly cold and I cycled over the Town Moor on my way back from Gosforth.

Town Moor. Large expanse of open fields in the middle of the city - cows usually graze here, but today are all on the other side of the field.

Town Moor. The trees show the border of the moor, behind which runs the A189.