The county is bordered by County Durham and
Northumberland border the county along with the North Sea in the east.
Interesting places abound in Tyne and Wear include the Angel
of the North, Beamish Museum, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead's
Gateshead International Stadium, Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Metrocentre,
Saltwell Park, Tanfield Railway and The Sage Gateshead.
Other popular attractions include Newcastle upon Tyne 's
Discovery Museum, Hadrian's Wall, Hancock Museum, Jesmond Dene public park,
Newcastle Castle Keep, St James' Park, Leazes Park, Centre for Life, Town Moor,
Sunderland's Bowes Railway, Springwell
Village, The Museum and Winter Gardens, Mowbray Park, The National Glass Centre,
Sea to Sea Cycle Route, Hylton Castle, Penshaw Monument, St. Peter's Church and
Sunderland Aquatic Centre - only Olympic pool in the region.
Tyne and Wear’s sporting and cultural heritage have also
bequeathed the area Sunderland’s Stadium of Light, Fulwell Windmill, The Empire
Theatre, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art and WWT Washington, a wildfowl
and wetland nature reserve of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. North
Tyneside's Segedunum Roman Fort &
Museum, Wallsend, St Mary's Island bird reserve and Tynemouth Castle. South
Tyneside's Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum, South Shields, Marsden Rock bird
reserve and Souter Point Lighthouse, Bede's World, Jarrow. Tyneside cinema,
Newcastle Chinatown, Quayside, Metro Radio Arena, Laing Art Gallery, Theatre
Royal, Northumberland Street, Grey Street, Grey's Monument, The Biscuit Factory
and Newcastle’s Tyne Bridge.