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Newcastle Information Centre - CLOSED

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Even though I am a native of Newcastle, I visit this centre on a regular basis. It’s a great... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2015
Trish36
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Great location at heart of city

Being a local, I don't have to visit much but great for when you need to get an idea of different... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2012
JoNessa1
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Central Exchange Buildings 128 Grainger Street | 132 Grainger St., Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF, England
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Reviewed June 20, 2016

I had not intended writing a review as the Tourist Information Centre is closed due to Newcastle City Council budget cuts. It beggars belief that a tourist can arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne and is unable to obtain information on local city attractions. We had...More

Date of experience: May 2016
13  Thank Dan L
Reviewed June 6, 2016

We looked for the Information Centre on Grainger Street , never found it , ask for people about it and nobody knew and then a policeman told us to try our luck at the library ! We walked there (20 minutes) and the third person...More

Date of experience: April 2016
6  Thank belleretraite
Reviewed August 18, 2015

Before our trip to Newcastle I had noted down the location of this Information Office and another one in Gateshead, and obviously because of the location in the center we chose to go to this one. Only when we got there we found out that...More

Date of experience: August 2015
5  Thank Berta B
Reviewed August 15, 2015

After following signs for the tourist information centre we found an empty shop with a sign saying it was now in the library. Great. Where's the library? The sign doesn't say and since we're not locals we had no idea. There was a map nearby...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank Matt H
Reviewed June 14, 2015

What is the point of an information centre for tourist that is not open on a Sunday. Don't tourist visit on a Sunday?

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank 382albert
Reviewed January 21, 2015

Even though I am a native of Newcastle, I visit this centre on a regular basis. It’s a great little shop stocked full of authentic Geordie souvenirs, birthday cards, postcards, tea towels, etc. It’s well worth a visit here especially if you are a visitor...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Trish36
Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

Great Newcastle themed gifts. Staff very knowledgeable and friendly loads of up to date information and free maps. Not far from monument.

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Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

The information centre is nicely located 1 min away from the monument! I find it really useful as every time i have a friend from Newcastle University leaving the toon i go there and buy a geordie souvenir to present my buddies. Also they have...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Minas_Ecoturismo
Reviewed August 7, 2013

We have had a few contact with the people how work there. They give us good informtion about buldings and visits outside Newcastle.

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank JCB3225
Reviewed March 27, 2012

Being a local, I don't have to visit much but great for when you need to get an idea of different places to visit when you have friends and family visiting

Date of experience: December 2011
Thank JoNessa1
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