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Angel of the north

Great place to visit to see this in unbeluable its a state of the north east easy to get there... read more

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arthur s
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
Fabulous

Worth a visit. Easy to find and great parking. It's quite breathtaking to actually see it for real... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tracey S
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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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Durham Road | Low Eighton, Gateshead NE9 6AA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to visit to see this in unbeluable its a state of the north east easy to get there just follow the a1 which you will ser on the side of the road, layby next to the angel where you can stop snd view...More

Thank arthur s
Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth a visit. Easy to find and great parking. It's quite breathtaking to actually see it for real. It's very well looked after and the surroundings are kept clean and tidy. Great for photography.

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit and easy to find. Easy parking, short walk. Decent picnic area too. Very impressive wingspan alone!

Thank jockster211
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst you can see this from afar, actually going and seeing it close up is very impressive indeed. You can really appreciate the scale and ambition of both the Council, who commissioned it, and the artist.

Thank Yorkterrier01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a place to visit and revisit . The statue is still very impressive and viewed with great affection . It is the surrounding space that got my attention today . When you see planting it is hard to imagine what it will become...More

Thank sally-copps49
Reviewed 1 week ago

This magnificent metal sculpture by Antony Gormley, is a prime example of “ars gratia artis”, or “art for art’s sake”. Reading some of the reviews, many people just do not get it, and bemoan the cost. Coming from the North West, we have our own...More

Thank KevtheExplorer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst the Angel was magnificent, it would be good to have some more refreshments there. One ice cream van! What about having picnic tables, food outlets, toilets, souvenirs. Make some money for the region, create some jobs. Just a thought?

Thank James D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't get this ? It looks like a aeroplane stuck in the ground , sorry but I am not into this art stuff and think the mo eye spent on this could have been put o better use , eg hospitals , medical or the...More

Thank Colin A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was on our tick list of things to see. We had visited Durham & wanted to go further north to see this ‘Angel’. The parking was welcome & free so we could walk to the statue. We were surprised at the huge size of...More

1  Thank goodi134
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such an overwhelming feeling of proudness.Yes I am from the north east but it still stands as a symbol for the north east of England being up against it you have a fantastic view around you. Please visit kids love it and so do adults.

Thank jackson116
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Nope! Have to hide in a bush I’m afraid
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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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Being politically correct: gender neutral.
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