5 of the best urban days out in England

Experience a burst of activity or just some scenic calm with these city-based trips, featuring a kayaking tour of Tyne bridges to yoga on a paddleboard.

Toon and Tyne: Newcastle united … on a city walking tour

From the grandeur of Grey Street and Central station to the bridges over the Tyne, this walk takes in Newcastle’s fine Victorian architecture and industrial heritage

Let’s go to … Newcastle

The newly reopened Newcastle Castle is just one reason to hit the Toon. If you’re bringing the kids there’s loads to do – and plenty of fun stuff for adults, too