Get close to rare and exotic birds, mammals and different wetland habitats. Walk with a warden, bug hunt or tour the duckery. You’ll also see colourful flamingos and the rarest goose in the world!
The world's oldest Railway
The Art Gallery features paintings by L S Lowry, as the museum has the largest collections of works by Lowry outside of Salford, together with Victorian masterpieces and artefacts from the four corners of the world. The stunning Winter Gardens stimulate the senses with over 2,000 flowers and plants brought together in a spectacular showcase of the world's natural beauty. The museum holds an exciting programme of temporary exhibitions which are accompanied by activities and events for all ages.
Climbing is a unique and dynamic sport and delivers exciting rewards both physically and mentally, if you are just starting out or already committed the Newcastle Climbing Centre will offer the ultimate experience.
Afternoon tea, great food in the Black Knight restaurant or a medieval banquet in historic surroundings.
Discover fine Derwent Valley views, winding paths and refreshing open spaces while exploring our elegant buildings and ruins.