A prestigious city with the best of both historical & modern attractions, Newcastle-upon-Tyne is one of the largest cities in the UK and is packed full of things to do for visitors on our coach breaks from culture-ridden museums and Cathedrals to spectacular shopping opportunities and Live events.
Newcastle’s heritage can be best discovered through the Grand Museum of Natural History and Planetarium as well as the nearby, popular, Beamish Open Air Musuem
The City of Newcastle
Visit the impressive Newcastle Cathedral Church of St Nicholas and the Newcastle Castle – a medieval fortress, originally built to guard the bridge over the River Tyne, also being the route of the name of this bustling city.
Another fantastic attraction to see when visiting Newcastle is the renowned Angel of the North. A thrilling piece of art located on the outskirts of Newcaslte, in Gateshead, which can be identified when entering the city, The Angel of the North rises 20 metres high above the Tyne & Wear landscape with an impressive wingspan of 54 metres. You can also see the famous Tyne Bridge, a beautiful through-arch bridge from Newcastle to Gateshead - craftsmanship which just cannot be missed!
Newcastle upon Tyne is also home to Premier League football club – Newcastle United F.C. along with their fantastic venue, the Sports Direct Arena known to the locals as St James’ Park. The ground is located within the centre of Newcastle and has a staggering capacity of 52,405. As well as their sporting venues, the city also consists of the Metro Radio Arena where internationally recognised artists and musicians have performed.
Newcastle boasts brilliant shopping opportunities from the Eldon Square Shopping Centre as well as the nearby complex of Gateshead Metro Centre. The city is also renowned for it’s fantastic nightlight with vibrant restaurants, bars & clubs available on offer.
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