Woods Coffee

A stylish and friendly local independent Coffee bar that serve their own blend of coffee. Offering a great selection of fresh pastries, breakfast, a delicious menu of lunches and afternoon treats. Wellness drinks and so much more.
Open everyday from 8am. 

Cook house

A Casual, all day dining restaurant focused on food, but most of all hospitable and convivial they are based in Ouesburn, Newcastle’s cultural quarter. We absolutely recommend this place for the most delicious food, great service and gorgeous vibe. It’s around a twenty minute drive from us here at The Basement.

Omni Cafe

A really quirky vibe restaurant that serve  a lunch menu of steaming bowls of Asian broth and more.

Riley'S fish shack 

Located on the beach at King Edwards bay. Two stylish converted shipping containers serving the most unique food.

By the river Brew

An Independent container settlement which loves and breathes beneath the iconic Tyne bridge of the city of Newcastle. Incorporating places to drink and dine. The Brewery & tap serving fine beers and ales. Träkol restaurant showcases seasonal & ethical cooking with a fresh focus on preservation, dry ageing and cooking over fire.

Lola Jeans

A trendy venue with a family approach that takes classic food and drink and puts their own twist on it, pushing forwards in taste and experience.

Long Friday

Sister company to Cook house, Long Friday serve a delicious menu of small plates, a wide range of wines by the glass, creative cocktails, beers, ciders and homemade soft drinks.


The deli around the corner

This stylish deli that sourced local produce, cheese, meats, artisan breads, organic milk, seasonal fruit /veg and store cupboard essentials.

Tynemouth Markets

Every Saturday and Sunday, You will find The markets, set in grand surroundings beneath the stunning Victorian glazed roof of Tynemouth Metro Station, with over 150 stalls of local produce of homemade and artisan treats from independent traders,tables of second-hand books, rare antique pieces , vintage clothing and accessories, fresh fruit and flowers and unique local artists you can be sure to find something special.

The Wine shop

This quaint little wine shop that is independently run has a range of popular Natural wines,local beers from localBreweries and a range of specialty whiskeys & cigars.  The ‘Wine Garden’ is located at the back of the traditional building, it is pretty, quiet, relaxing, and perfect for a lovely evening drink. 

Riley’s fish shop

A chef led fishmongers selling local catch with an open kitchen showcasing varied cooking techniques of different seafoods. Seasonal sauces and salads are available too.


Ride Electric

Hire an E bike for the day and discover the beautiful coastline or the countryside of Northumberland.

Everyman Cinema, Newcastle

Everyman is redefining cinema with a cosy feel, warm and friendly atmosphere, with a great food and drink selection to enjoy the latest movie.

Tynemouth surf company

Situated on the seafront above the award winning Tynemouth Longsands beach it provides a one stop shop for all of your surfing needs.

Yonder surf

Yonder surf provide quality surf coaching and courses for woman.

CBK Adventures

Kayak and SUP school are a unique adventure. Offering guided tours, surf, kayak, paddle boarding lessons and equipment hire. Great for a day of adventure!

Yoga Therapies

Yoga Therapies offers a daily schedule from dynamic to yin and meditation, with something for everyone from beginners to advanced.


Priory castle

Tynemouth castle is a few minutes walk from the basement. Located on a rocky headland and overlooking tynemouth pier and long sands.

King Edwards beach

A small shady eclipsed by cliffs and grassy banks the beach is the foot of Tynemouth Priory and castle. With an award winning blue flag and seaside awards it’s the perfect place to take a stroll, swim or surf.

Bamburgh castle

Bamburgh Castle has stood guard above the spectacular Northumberland coastline for over 1,400 years. Spanning nine acres of land on its rocky plateau, Bamburgh Castle is one of the largest inhabited castles in the country.

St Mary’s lighthouse

The lighthouse is a major landmark situated north of Whitley bay. The surrounding nature reserve contains an area of rock pools, cliff top grassland and a beach which often you can find seals sunbathing!

Tynemouth Priory theatre

The priory theatre formed in 1946 is still heart of the village community with live performances throughout the year.

Cragside Estate 

Originally the family home of Lord Armstrong, Victorian inventor and industrialist, Cragside was the first building in the world to be lit by hydroelectricity. Now in the care of the National Trust, the Cragside Estate is a truly unique visitor attraction for all ages. From the ingenious gadgetry in the main house including fire alarm buttons, telephones and a passenger lift to the estate itself with more than 30 miles of paths, lakeside walks, play areas and a Trim Trail, it's a much-loved day out.

Longsands beach

Longsands Beach sand is golden with lifeguard cover from May to September. It's really popular surfing spot with locals and visitors.

The Sage, Gateshead

The Sage in Gateshead is probably the most iconic music centre in Newcastle and Gateshead. Now, the building itself is pretty special and overlooks the River Tyne and the centre of Newcastle with heap of shows and workshops to try.

Alnwick Castle

Owned and inhabited by the Percy family, Alnwick Castle is probably Britain's most iconic castle and the film set for Harry Potter and Downton Abbey. It's a deservedly popular destination that offers something for everyone: from taking on the Dragon's Quest and broomstick training, to discovering the State Rooms and collections of fine art housed within this imposing fortress. 

Hadrian’s Wall

Fascinating sites, temples, and Roman bath houses are scattered along the 73-mile stone wall that dips and dives across the UK. You can explore the Wall’s rich history and its dramatic landscape at over twenty fascinating sites, including Housesteads Roman fort, & Chester’s Roman.

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