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A place you should never miss!

I recommend visiting the Angel of the North to anyone visiting the local area. There's lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dickinson04
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York, United Kingdom
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A thing of beauty

What an amazing structure, the way it's rusted over the years adds to it's beauty. Close to the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nick N
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Tamborine Mountain, Australia
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Durham Road | Low Eighton, Gateshead NE9 6AA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I recommend visiting the Angel of the North to anyone visiting the local area. There's lots of parking and the statue is only a minute or two away from where you can park your car. Great place to take your dog as well, it can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dickinson04
Reviewed 5 days ago

What an amazing structure, the way it's rusted over the years adds to it's beauty. Close to the road so it's an easy stroll from the parking lot. If you are on holidays and have the time, stay for the night at the Angel View...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Nick N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Impressive structure very accessible from the road, with good parking and a short walk. Worth a short stop when in the area

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank small_fish_big_ocean
Reviewed 6 days ago

Waited ages to go and see this structure, not what I expected. ( not sure what I expected though) . This very large structure was rusty obviously due to the weather. Taking photos of family standing below it made them look very small, quite comical....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The angel of the north is a good place because it has a massive football pitch with big goals and has a pub close to it

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank georgewwood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit just to experience the sheer size of her, a giant structure visible from miles away. Walk up to her, take lots of photos with no charge to see her. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kathryng775
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so excited to see this from the train a bit before we got to Newcastle, (approaching from the south), had no idea it would be possible! Try to look out for it if you can, it is really impressive.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank AlexSwallow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit to see this beautiful lady upclose. Well impressed there was no cover charge. Great photo opportunities.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very cold windy day however the Angel was awesome..a feat of engineering. The information provided was great. Everyone must visit if they can.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sweetprince
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view and good to see the angel close up rather from the nearby motorway. Especially nice to see it wearing it's Christmas hat!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alison S
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lizdocs
6 September 2018|
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Response from andreaerdna2018 | Reviewed this property |
no charge
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Steve J
1 January 2018|
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Response from lauraashleyh | Reviewed this property |
Nope! Have to hide in a bush I’m afraid
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MAtravellerSussex
4 November 2016|
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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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