Quayside cities, sandy beaches, wetlands, Victorian parks, and Roman heritage are just some of the reasons to explore Tyne and Wear. The city of Newcastle has also been voted the best city in the UK by readers of the Guardian and Observer in 2014, and has a reputation for being incredibly friendly. Sunderland and Gateshead also offer the cultural and commercial components of a more cosmopolitan lifestyle, while in North and South Tyneside, you’ll find more to please the birdwatchers and surfers in the family. Tyne and Wear is exceedingly well-served by Metro, bus, rail, and road links. Tyne and Wear has numerous choices for life as a young family, student, or professional.