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Metrocentre in Gateshead is another must for shopaholics, housing more than 360 shops and services and a multi-screen cinema. Nearby there are also a number of markets that are well worth a visit, including the Quayside Market and Arts Market on Armstrong Bridge (both on Sundays).
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.