In terms of shopping in the city of Newcastle you will be spoilt for choice with all the different squares and shopping districts in the area. These include the Metro Centre which is a comprehensive shopping experience. It has various stores such as Argos, Boots, Primark, Next and Debenhams. The various eating places in the area include Café Rouge, Pizza Express, Nando’s and also Frankie and Benny’s.
Eldon Square is also a good place to shop and has various stores including Anne Harvey, Tesco Metro, Body Shop, Tie Rack and Top Man. Monument Hall also has various shops which include Evans, Hallmark, Sports Direct and is open seven days a week including bank holidays.
Other shopping districts in the area include Eldon Garden, Northumberland Street, Farmers Market and Jesmond.
Also available are a massive bunch of museums and art galleries which include the Baltic. This is a contemporary art centre and has various events including work from people like George Shaw and Jesper Just. Laing Art Gallery has a big range of sculptures and also exhibitions and best of all the events are free and prove to be a good day out for the family. Other sites include the Hatton Gallery, Global City and the Biscuit Factory.