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Newcastle Information Centre - CLOSED

Central Exchange Buildings 128 Grainger Street | 132 Grainger St., Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF, England
+44 191 440 5726
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Shame!! No Tourist Centre

I had not intended writing a review as the Tourist Information Centre is closed due to Newcastle... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2016
Dan L
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Bunbury, Australia
Where is it ?

We looked for the Information Centre on Grainger Street , never found it , ask for people about it... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2016
belleretraite
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Montreal, Canada
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20 Jun 2016
“Shame!! No Tourist Centre”
6 Jun 2016
“Where is it ?”
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Central Exchange Buildings 128 Grainger Street | 132 Grainger St., Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF, England
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Reviewed 20 June 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

7  Thank Dan L
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Reviewed 6 June 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

4  Thank belleretraite
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Reviewed 18 August 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

4  Thank Berta B
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Reviewed 15 August 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

2  Thank Matt H
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Reviewed 14 June 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?

1  Thank 382albert
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Reviewed 21 January 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

Thank Trish36
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Reviewed 26 January 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.

Thank RuthieSunshine
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Reviewed 14 August 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

1  Thank Minas_Ecoturismo
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Reviewed 7 August 2013

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

1  Thank JCB3225
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Reviewed 27 March 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

Thank JoNessa1
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