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You must stop and view this, don't just view it from a passing car

This is so, so much better viewed on foot an up close. A stunning piece of art that epitomises so... read more

Reviewed today
K3558UQmichaelr
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Hugely Creative and Iconic

This creation was by Anthony Gormly a very famous sculptor, it certainly is a stand out feature and... read more

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Barry M
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Milton Keynes
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Durham Road | Low Eighton, Gateshead NE9 6AA, England
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Reviewed today

This is so, so much better viewed on foot an up close. A stunning piece of art that epitomises so much and is impressive from a distance, but up close on foot it is sensational and impressive. Easy to park (off season in October) which...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This creation was by Anthony Gormly a very famous sculptor, it certainly is a stand out feature and must be the principal land-mark within the whole area of Gateshead. The story-board says how it is sunk into an old coal mine and that it can...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is fantastic to see if your in the area. Doesn’t take very long and there is a car park right there which is free. Even though you can see it from the main road it’s always great to stop and take a few photos...More

Thank allypop890
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Only need visit once like the white horse or look as you pass impressive i guess. good land mark for north east but not visable as penshaw monument is . A shame it could have not been better positioned .

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Iconic simple beautiful views its a must see for all highly recommended for a stop off break. Worth coming to see for all ages

Thank lilylinda
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The angel of the north is an important landmark for the north east and as the note there says it triggered a great investment and focus on the area to spur on other improvements and improve the area in the last 20 odd years. So...More

Thank jnash84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although this can be seen from far away, you really need to get up close to it to see just how big it is. Car park very near by and just a shout walk to the statue.

1  Thank Ed L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having seen this many times on TV, I thought my first sight of it in the flesh would be rather more pleasing than it actually turned out. It just loomed up as we drove along and then it was gone. No feeling of elation or...More

Thank TOM-C--LIVERPOOL
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are lucky enough to live only 5 miles away from this great landscape so see it every week. Seeing it so often makes us undervalue what a brilliant piece of sculpture it is. I was lucky enough to see the sculpture being installed and...More

3  Thank Baz3384
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great man-made this iron statue in Newcastle probably a symbol of Angel in the northern part of UK! A nice garden is there around the statue to relax and enjoy the weather. It's quite a simple place to visit and is not developed like...More

Thank Albert M
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lizdocs
6 September 2018|
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Response from andreaerdna2018 | Reviewed this property |
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1 January 2018|
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Nope! Have to hide in a bush I’m afraid
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4 November 2016|
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Response from Dr_Waugh | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the Angel is on the A167 Durham Road just before it joins the A1. There are loads of buses that use this road as a southern route out of the Newcastle/Gateshead conurbation. I don't use that many buses so can't... More
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