Destination guide

Explore the riverfront setting in Gateshead

The riverfront and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Gateshead. This city is welcoming and romantic, recognised for its shopping, restaurants and bars. Tyne Bridge and Gateshead Millennium Bridge are just a couple of the must-see attractions. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Gateshead

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Gateshead a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Reef Aquarium (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • The Gate (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Birtley Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Pelaw Grange Greyhound Stadium (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Beamish Adventure Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • City of Newcastle Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gateshead

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Gateshead. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Saltwell Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Exhibition Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • WWT Washington Wetland Centre (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Herrington Country Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Gateshead

The nearest airport is in Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), located 8.4 mi (13.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 30 mi (48.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Heworth Station, Dunston Station and MetroCentre Station are the main stations that serve the city. Catch a ride on the metro at Pelaw Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gateshead?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 457 holiday lettings around Gateshead. From 275 flats & apartments to 91 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gateshead? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gateshead. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Gateshead Millennium Bridge: 624 holiday lettings
  • Angel of the North: 675 holiday lettings
  • Intu: 699 holiday lettings
  • Sage Gateshead: 620 holiday lettings
  • Tyne Bridge: 633 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gateshead listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Gateshead?

Yes, of course. offers 275 Flats in Gateshead. Our other popular types of Gateshead holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 91 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 81 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 91 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gateshead?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Gateshead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.