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UK Town and City Trivia - Newcastle

Can you guess these facts about the UK city of Newcastle upon Tyne?
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Quiz by Berney
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Last updated: January 23, 2024
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First submittedJanuary 23, 2024
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Ceremonial county is which Newcastle has been situated since 1974
Tyne and Wear
Home stadium of Newcastle United F.C.
St. James' Park
Nickname given to the above football team due to the colour of their strip
Magpies
Long distance trail that begins at Wallsend and crosses the city along the Tyne, before continuing to Bowness in Cumbria
Hadrian's Wall Path
Name given to someone from Newcastle
Geordie
Lead guitarist for the Shadows, born in Newcastle in 1941
Hank Marvin
Major North-South trunk road that passes through Newcastle
A1
Subterranean wagonway that runs for over two miles under the city to the River Tyne
Victoria Tunnel
Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly from Newcastle make up this TV double act
Ant & Dec
Aside from the magnificent Tyne Bridge, these are the three other listed' (i.e. protected) bridges that connect Newcastle to Gateshead
High Level Bridge
King Edward VII Bridge
Swing Bridge
Tilting pedestrian and cycle bridge, down river from the Tyne Bridge
Millennium Bridge
Annual half-marathon race that begins in the city centre and finishes at the coast
Great North Run
Large area of open common land to the north of the city centre
The Town Moor
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