Newcastle is the largest city in the north east of England. Located on the northern bank of the River Tyne a few miles upriver from the coast. The city of Gateshead is located opposite Newcastle on the southern bank of the Tyne river
Recent years have seen extensive restoration and rejuvenation in the city centre. Just voted England's top short break destination, there has never been a better time to see Newcastle for yourself. Newcastle has an extremly lively & vibrant nightlife
Newcastle in one of the most vibrant and expanding cities in Europe, thousands of hotel rooms to suit all budgets are within the city.
Newcastle has countless historical and modern attractions and are within walking distance of famous name shops, theatres, art galleries and the hub of the vibrant exciting nightlife.
Arena Congress Centre
Bessie Surtees' House
Eldon Square Shopping Centre
Earl Grey's Monument
High Level Bridge
The High Level Bridge was the world's first combined 2 level road and railway bridge, the railway being carried above and the road on the lower level. The bridge was designed by Robert Stephenson.
Jesmond Dean Park
If you feel like a break from sightseeing take time for a stroll in the beautiful park in the heart of the city.
Life Centre / Life Interactive World
Life Interactive World is part of the International Centre for Life, a new and exciting interactive visitor attraction celebrating the advancement of life
Newcastle's 'New Castle'
The bridge by the Roman, now rebuilt as the swing bridge, was guarded by a fort, which was part of Hadrians wall. The Normans built a wooden 'New Castle' in 10 80 on the Roman site, being replaced by a stone castle. The keep of the castle , parts of which are still standing, was a brilliant example of Norman military fortifications was built around 100 years later.
The Millennium Bridge, the world's first rotating bridge, was opened to the public at 3pm on Monday, 17 September 2001. The first opening bridge to be built across the River Tyne for more than 100 years after the Swing bridge.
St James Park
The home of Newcastle United Football Ground, only a 20 minute journey from Express by Holiday Inn Newcastle Metro Centre
St. Nicholas Cathedral
The Swing Bridge stands on the location of bridge built by the Romans, the first bridge to span the Tyne. The bridge also known as the Low level bridge is just upstream of the famous Tyne bridge.
The Telewest Arena is a multi purpose venue for exhibitions, music concerts, opera, symphony and sporting. The elongated building has a stage at one end, and steep tiered seating around the other walls with the arena in the centre
The Tyne Bridge is the best known of Newcastles 6 bridges, built in 1925 28
Newcastle / Gosforth Race Course
Kingston Park Rugby Ground
Bigg Market is alive with bars and nightclubs and the Quayside is now one of the North's most sophisticated spots.
Local transport Traveling
Newcastle's Central station is located in Neville Street, south of the city centre and north of the river Tyne
Central Station Newcastle is located on Britain’s east coast main line linking England and Scotland, and is directly accessible from London King's Cross, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
London Journey time: 2hrs 45mins from
A Metro underground station is located at Central Station giving access to the Airport and other parts of the City and Tyne side by Metro
Allow approximately 9 minutes to walk from Newcastle Central Station to the Metro underground station.
The Tyne and Wear Metro is the most convenient way to get from the centre of Newcastle to the airport and other towns in Tyne and Wear (Tyneside) such as Gateshead, Sunderland, Tynemouth and the coast, and other areas.
Ferries to Denmark, Holland & Scandanavia
DFDS Seaways Ferries
DFDS Seaways sail from Newcastle to Amsterdam, Kristiansand and Gothenburg,
More information DFDS Seaways Ferries
Tourist information offices
The main tourist information office:
132 Grainger Street, Newcastle.
Open: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9.30am 5.30pm
The Main Concourse, Central Station.
Open: Monday Friday 9.30am 5pm
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