Shopping at the coast and in town
With an abundance of quaint little shops, boutiques, café’s and restaurants Tynemouth Village is a magnificent place to visit. It’s steeped in history, has some fabulous attractions, a vast array of shops and a vibrant nightlife. It’s a perfect destination for a day trip, the charming village has something to offer everyone. Only a 2 minute walk from Tynemouth metro station or 5 minutes by car.
Located right in the heart of historic Tynemouth, a stone’s throw away from the world-famous Tynemouth Priory and surrounded by restaurants and shops situated at 78 Front Street, sits a 200 year old church which was converted over 30 years ago and is now know as The Land of Green Ginger. A wonderful shopping arcade with pretty little boutiques, quirky gift shops, cafe’s and even a barber & hairdressers! Within a 2 minute walk from Tynemouth metro station or 5 minutes by car.
Situated in the Grade II listed Tynemouth Metro Station, the Tynemouth Market takes place almost every weekend. Such a vibrant market with dozens of market stalls, bric-a-brac, arts & crafts, street food and artisan produce, it’s definitely worth a visit. Only 5 minutes by metro or 5 mins by car.
Established in 1985 by textile graduate and artist Linda Rana, Razzberry Bazaar is a celebration of originality and individuality and a ‘razzberry’ to conventional style and shopping. This bohemian/ecclectic mix is unlike any you’ll have ever seen! Filled with an vast array of clothing, nic nacs, jewellery and ornaments – there’s something for everyone is this beautiful little shop. Only a 2 minute walk from Tynemouth metro station or 5 mins by car.
The Royal Quays Outlet Centre in North Shields has over 50 of your favourite stores and hundreds of your favourite brands at irresistible outlet prices all year round, seven days a week plus regular entertainment and live events all set within a unique environment. Only 15 minutes by car.
Intu Eldon Square is the heart of shopping in Newcastle featuring an impressive list of over 150 high street names and specialist shops including Debenhams, Fenwick, John Lewis and Marks & Spencer, world famous brands including Apple, Adidas and Hollister and flagship stores for New Look, River Island and Topshop. You’ll also be spoilt for choice when deciding where to eat, drink and relax during your visit with an exciting choice of cafés and restaurants including Costa Coffee, Nando’s, Pizza Express, Starbucks Coffee, Strada, Wagamama and more. Only 25 minutes by metro to Haymarket Metro Station in Newcastle or 30 mins by car, with ample city centre parking available.
The intu Metrocentre was expanded in 2013-14 to maintain its title as Europe’s largest shopping and leisure centre. There are almost 330 shops, restaurants and leisure activities just for you, which include major department stores such as Debenhams, House of Fraser and Marks & Spencer. From high street favourites to independent boutiques intu Metrocentre has got it all.
The intu Metrocentre is also home to the only IMAX cinema in the North East and Namco Funscape, which includes bowling, dodgems, soft play and much more. In addition to the huge shopping choice there is also a fantastic range of over 60 restaurants and bars, cafes and coffee shops. Whether you’re looking for fine dining or a quick bite to eat you can make a meal of it at intu Metrocentre. It’ll take you around 50 minutes by car and maybe longer during busy periods.
Silverlink Shopping Park is a major retail park in Newcastle offering free parking and more than 20 retailers including top names such as Outfit, New Look, HMV, Boots, River Island, Next, M&S and many more. With tons of restaurants from Frankie & Benny’s, Nando’s, Pizza Hut, Bella Italia to Macdonalds. Along with the 9 screen Odeon Cinema, there’s something for eveyone! And is only 10 minutes by car.