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The Angel of the North

Durham Road | Low Eighton, Gateshead NE9 6AA, England
+44 191 478 4222
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Public art

Just give it a quick visit while passing, easy access from the A1 (and easy back on) With the wing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jody V
Stunning scenery

Beautiful day to visit the Angel and quiet too as this was a Monday term time. We used the bus... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lesley Y
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“car park” (132 reviews)
“closer look” (37 reviews)
“wings” (49 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Durham Road | Low Eighton, Gateshead NE9 6AA, England
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+44 191 478 4222
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"car park"
in 132 reviews
"closer look"
in 37 reviews
"wings"
in 49 reviews
"antony gormley"
in 28 reviews
"driving past"
in 17 reviews
"an ice cream van"
in 46 reviews
"public art"
in 17 reviews
"iconic landmark"
in 31 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 25 reviews
"sheer size"
in 19 reviews
"walk up"
in 23 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 21 reviews
"photo opportunity"
in 22 reviews
"plenty of parking"
in 27 reviews
"impressive structure"
in 21 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 75 reviews
"take photos"
in 19 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Just give it a quick visit while passing, easy access from the A1 (and easy back on) With the wing span of a 747, it''s definitely worth getting a selfie with 😁

Thank Jody V
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful day to visit the Angel and quiet too as this was a Monday term time. We used the bus service from Newcastle, about 20 minutes and reasonably priced at £4.50 per adult. When you get off the bus, walk back up the road you...More

Thank Lesley Y
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Deffo worth a visit! Such a beautiful statue, easy to get to, car parking available, great photo opportunity

Thank y0ung_c0uple21
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So we have driven by so many times by this is the first time of stopping. Iconic metal angel which looks out over the A1. It is quite impressive up close and if you are desperate for an ice cream or coffee you can bag...More

Thank Jen Med's B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit, this structure is beautiful and huge! Perfect place to go for a picnic, very spacious to take your pets with you.

Thank Sammy-Jo1993
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Iconic rusty copy of Anthony gormleys weird body..don't know why they go on about it so much. Essentially a carpark and a metal statue over the A1...#crud

Thank 449bkd
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing structure she really is huge! Nice picnic area and information boards .Only a car park nothing else. But worth a stop x

Thank Paula L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The No 1 must do thing in Newcastle apparently so obviously we did it. Ample free parking on site, a nice area for a picnic or stop-off. Access to the site is free and set in open park land. The Angel doesn't look so big...More

Thank shropshiregal17
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Park up by the Angel and supprise yourself how big it rearly is. Stroll about in the space below it have a photo from the bottom of the path and then from the base of the sculpture. Great experience.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gotta be done and impressive close up, don't miss as iconic. parking but no visitor centre or facilities.

Thank Paul M
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Steve J
1 January 2018|
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Response from Laura-Ashley H | Reviewed this property |
Nope! Have to hide in a bush I’m afraid
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Response from Dr_Waugh | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the Angel is on the A167 Durham Road just before it joins the A1. There are loads of buses that use this road as a southern route out of the Newcastle/Gateshead conurbation. I don't use that many buses so can't... More
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Keith L
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Being politically correct: gender neutral.
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