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Take in the historical heritage of Newcastle in this charming indoor city market. Built around 1830, it used to be the largest of its kind in Europe. Enjoy fresh vegetables, ripe fruit and seasonal produce from the region. Look out for events and craft market stalls on Saturdays.
Newcastle has built up a great reputation as a shopping destination, offering some of the best shopping facilities in the United Kingdom, with a compact city centre full of shopping arcades and elegant shops. Head to Eldon Square for one of Britain’s largest shopping centres featuring more than 140 shops as well as a wide range of restaurants and pubs, or to nearby Eldon Garden for designer brands and fashion labels. For a luxurious shopping experience, the beautiful Edwardian Central Arcade is a must. Nearby, shoppers also have Grey Street, and High Bridge, for great fashion brands where shoppers can check out the latest funky trends for Newcastle’s trendy youth.