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Grainger Town

Grainger Street | Newcastle city centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF, England
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Historical Walking Tour of Newcastle
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Grainger Street | Newcastle city centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF, England

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Grainger Town is centred around the Grainger Market and Central Arcade. The latter is a beautiful example of a covered arcade, but the market has lost a lot of its character after a number of 'updates'. The characterful stall holders have largely disappeared and there...More

Thank Seatroutfisher-1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Grainger Town is a unique part of Newcastle with some impressive buildings that were built by Richard Grainger. The whole area is impressive with architecturally interesting buildings and Streets dating back to 1830’s. Grey Street is one of the most attractive streets with the Theatre...More

Thank paullegate
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent hours here. Had a wonderful breakfast at Olivers. Lovely bakery with most amazing breads and pastries too.

Thank MaryCork
Reviewed 1 week ago

the title Grainger Town covers a large area, but the illustration is the Arcade which is so beautiful. I walk through it just to step back in time. It has Windows music store, which sells everything you will need to do with music. There are...More

Thank v b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dont miss the indoor market full of great stalls and food Fresh fish and meat as well as lovely fruit and veg

Thank witsend18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An arcade situated between Grainger Street and Grey street near Greys monument. Has a number of small shops and outlets with specialist goods. The music store, Windows is particularly good if you want to buy local items

Thank ripley054
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

.. which is being kept in a tip-top condition with lovely tiling and a great glass ceiling. Sadly, there are only a few shops here .. a music shop and oddly a Starbucks.

Thank david n
Reviewed 13 July 2017

What a lovely area of Newcastle. Traditional buildings and a great indoor market selling a multitude of wares including fresh produce, flowers, cafes and a couple of delis

Thank suzannewales55
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Centre of Newcastle, top of Grey Street, home of J G Windows musical instruments and more. Bring a camera, capture images of a bygone time.

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Grainger town is a lovely spot in Newcastle city centre and well worth a visit, to be honest you can't miss it! You'll just happen upon it whilst you're in Newcastle.

Thank Amanda L
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Yes that's correct Liverpool has over 2,500 listed buildings including many Grade 1 and Grade 2* properties.