Premier Inn Newcastle South
“The UK's largest budget accommodation provider – ideal for business, leisure and family stays” - AA Inspector
GATESHEAD, TYNE & WEAR
The Premier Inn Newcastle South puts you in the perfect spot for visiting Newcastle, Sunderland and Durham. And if you're here to work it's only minutes away from key business destinations such as the Team Valley Trading Estate. Gaze up at the iconic Angel of the North, cheer on your team at St James' Park, spend a day at Riverside Cricket Ground in Durham or explore the history of the north east at the Beamish Open Air Museum. Then head back, relax and recharge in the restaurant and extra-comfy beds.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 42
- Family rooms: 0
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Open all year
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About The area
Discover Tyne & Wear
The metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear encompasses Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Gateshead, South Shields and Sunderland, as well as part of Hadrian’s Wall. The county is cut through by the two rivers after which it is named. The area grew prosperous on coal and shipbuilding, and buildings of Victorian grandeur reflect its heyday. George Stephenson established an ironworks here in 1826, and the first engine on the Stockton and Darlington railway was made in Newcastle.
Newcastle’s ‘new castle’ is believed to date from the 11th century, though the present keep dates from the 12th. Other ancient buildings include the cathedral and Guildhall, while contemporary constructions include the Metro, which links Newcastle to Gateshead (along with several bridges), and the Metro Centre in Gateshead, Europe’s largest indoor shopping and leisure complex.
Jarrow, five miles east of Newcastle, is remembered for the Jarrow Crusade of 1936, when 200 men marched to London to bring attention to the plight of unemployed shipbuilders. The town was also the home of monk-scholar, the Venerable Bede, whose 8th-century work, Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum, was the first important history written about the English.
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