Tag: Newcastle upon Tyne

  • BBC Studio Tour

    BBC Studio Tour Newcastle

    Wow the Easter holidays have really gone in a flash. But it’s not all doom and gloom. Two lovely Bank Holidays in May to enjoy just around the corner!   Over Easter we enjoyed lots of London fun, but we also managed to do some pretty cool stuff closer to home. The BBC Studio Tour Newcastle […]

  • Oli's and Joe Gosforth High Street

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    Oli’s and Joe Gosforth

    Oli’s and Joe on Gosforth High Street opened towards the end of 2016. Yet another restaurant we wanted to try out. The branding on the outside looks amazing. The design is eye catching and we were hoping the interior would live up to our expectations! Gosforth High Street is quite a popular location for restaurants […]

  • Newcastle Castle

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    Newcastle Castle : The Gateway to Old Newcastle

    Hard to believe that for my 34 years on this planet I’ve never visited Newcastle Castle.  Must have walked or passed it on the Metro, heading into town hundred of times. Located high above the Quayside sandwiched between the High Level Bridge and main Railway line going into Central Station. The Newcastle Castle is very hard to miss! […]

  • New New Bengal Gosforth

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    New New Bengal – Gosforth High Street

    The New New Bengal Indian Restaurant in Gosforth is the refurbished result from the New Bengal Restaurant. The New Bengal Gosforth The Indian restaurant had been established in Gosforth for over 40 years. We’d visited a couple of times when on our dating years. During the late summer of 2014, the business was set on fire […]

  • Geocaching for Beginners

    Geocaching for Beginners

    We’ve been asked for a Geocaching for Beginners guide. As there are so many elements to the hobby (not sure if I can call it a sport) we decided to break it up into the absolute basics. Then may add a follow-up guide in the future. Geocaching is a game of hide and seek that […]

  • Cal's Own Jesmond

    Cal’s Own, Jesmond

    In a previous incarnation, we’d been to Cal’s Own, but so far we’d not tried Cal’s Own, Jesmond. When in Heaton it was simply a great pizza place. Simple pizzas and a bring your own booze setup. I remember this for three reasons. Firstly it was Abigail’s Birthday and we had two giant pizzas, served to […]

  • Life Science Centre

    Life Science Centre

    On a cold Sunday morning we took a visit to the Life Science Centre in Newcastle city centre.  Arriving for the opening time of 11am we joined a short queue and handed over the £25 entrance fee. Maps, timetables and tickets in hand we were all set to get our inner science geek on! It had been over […]

  • North East Lego Landmarks at the Centre for Life

    This weekend saw the North East Lego Landmarks and Brick History exhibitions open at the Centre for Life. The pair of exhibitions run from January 14th – 23rd April 2017. Although they share the same exhibition space they are by two different Lego Modellers. North East Lego Landmarks North East Lego Landmarks is created by […]

  • Late Night Xmas Market

    Grainger Market Late Night Shopping

    It’s been years since I’ve properly looked around the Grainger Market. Working up near the Civic Centre, it’s just too far to pop there and back in my 30 minute lunch break and weekends are usually so busy taxiing the girls to their various social engagements. So when the blogging opportunity arose to pop down as […]