This sought after area of Newcastle is home to Jesmond Dene, a public park on the banks of the Ouse Burn. This slice of tranquillity is popular with locals and tourists alike and the Jesmond Dene House is definitely worth a visit if you are exploring this park. From Jesmond, you can wander towards the city centre to enjoy a variety of shops, eateries and entertainment. Just around the corner from the Central Train Station, visitors can explore the Castle Keep which was built around 1178 and offers spectacular views of the city skyline. From there, stroll down to the river bank to discover the Quayside. Famous for its views of both Tyne Bridge and Gateshead Millennium Bridge, this area is frequented by people looking for a special dining experience. The bars are a great place to start your night and the Pitcher and Piano boasts a lovely riverside terrace, ideal for summer evenings.
Jesmond Metro Station is just a few minutes away and has a connection to Newcastle Central, Gateshead and South Shields. From the central station, you can easily reach other cities, such as Edinburgh, London and Liverpool.