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Stay in the know: Savvy tip for Newcastle!

Grainger Market has lots of food stalls and independents - it's a foodie hotspot in the middle of town, serving food from all over the globe - you will be spoilt for choice!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Things to do in Newcastle

Get ready to explore this iconic city with our expert tips to plan your trip. Whether you’re strolling along the Quayside, diving into its rich history, or immersing yourself in museums and art galleries, here are our top recommendations for an unforgettable visit.

Where to eat

Fat Hippo

Sink your teeth into Newcastle’s burger heaven at Fat Hippo, boasting two bustling locations. From mouth-watering burgers to loaded dirty fries and decadent desserts, it’s a must-visit for satisfying the hungriest of hippos.

Chinatown Exploration

Step into Newcastle’s vibrant Chinatown, a culinary haven nestled near St. James’ Park. Explore authentic cuisines and specialty eateries tucked away in this bustling district—perfect for a delightful dining adventure.

Explore the Quayside

Uncover the charm of Newcastle’s iconic Quayside, where a diverse selection of local restaurants and cosy spots await. With picturesque views of the Tyne River, take your time to explore and find a new dining spot for every meal of your trip.

Where to drink

Newcastle is famous for its nightlife so, unsurprisingly, there are a huge variety of bars and clubs within the city to suit any and all needs. While we’ve highlighted two favourites below, the city is brimming with hidden gems waiting to be discovered.

Tyne Bar

Hidden beneath a railway bridge along the waterfront, Tyne Bar is a local treasure. Known for its live music and laid-back atmosphere, it’s the perfect place to enjoy Newcastle’s vibrant culture.

No. 28

No. 28 sets the standard for stylish nightlife in Newcastle. With its chic décor and lively vibe, this award-winning late-night bar offers a memorable experience whether you’re savouring a drink or hitting the dance floor until dawn.

Where to shop

Explore Grainger Town and Market

Just a stone's throw apart, Grainger Town and Market offer some of Newcastle's finest local shopping experiences. Grainger Town charms with its beautiful architecture and boutique shops nestled in historic surroundings. Meanwhile, Grainger Market bustles with lively stalls offering a diverse range of goods—perfect for those who enjoy the authentic hustle and bustle of a traditional market.

Eldon Square Shopping Centre

Discover the heartbeat of Newcastle’s retail scene at Eldon Square Shopping Centre, the city’s premier shopping destination. Boasting a diverse range of stores spanning fashion, electronics, and more, Eldon Square ensures you’ll find everything on your shopping list. Whether you’re exploring Grainger Town or starting your shopping journey here, Eldon Square promises a satisfying shopping experience in the heart of the city.

Top tourist attractions

St. James’ Park

St. James’ Park, Newcastle United’s historic home, dominates the city skyline and is a must-visit attraction. Take a guided tour led by incredibly knowledgeable and friendly staff who bring the stadium’s rich history to life. On match days, experience the electric atmosphere that makes visiting St. James’ Park an unforgettable experience.

The Tyne Bridges

Newcastle’s riverfront, famously built 'upon Tyne', is graced by seven striking bridges that create a captivating visual spectacle. The Gateshead Millennium Bridge stands out with its stunning light displays, making it a perfect spot for a leisurely stroll along Newcastle’s picturesque waterfront.

St. Nicholas Cathedral

Although not the largest cathedral, St. Nicholas Cathedral is a gem of Newcastle. Its impressive lantern tower rises nearly 200 feet, a prominent feature in the city skyline. Inside, marvel at the intricate architecture and statues that make this cathedral a must-visit destination in Newcastle.

Things to do for kids

Life Science Centre

Explore the wonders of everyday science at The Life Science Centre—an engaging, educational, and fun-filled experience for the whole family. With interactive exhibitions that cater to all ages, there’s always something new to discover and learn.

YuMe World

Experience the best of both worlds at YuMe World, where classic arcade games meet state-of-the-art virtual reality experiences. Whether you’re a fan of nostalgic gameplay or cutting-edge gaming technology, YuMe World offers entertainment for everyone.

Discovery Museum

If you want a slice of Newcastle's rich history, head to the Discovery Museum, where interactive exhibits bring the city’s past to life. From ancient history to the scientific and industrial revolutions that shaped Newcastle, the museum offers a fascinating journey through time for visitors of all ages.

Newcastle in one day

Discovering Newcastle in just one day is an exciting challenge filled with memorable experiences. Begin your journey by exploring the Waterfront, where you'll stumble upon a selection of welcoming cafés perfect for a delightful breakfast.

Next, dive into your first activity of the day. Whether it's a tour of St. James’ Park or exploring the unique shops at Grainger Market and Town, there's plenty to choose from.

For a little culture on your adventure, visit a museum or gallery that captures your interest. The Life Science Centre, with its interactive exhibits and live experiments, offers a fun and educational experience for families.

As evening falls, take a leisurely stroll along the Quayside to enjoy the stunning waterfront views. Wrap up your day by either enjoying a quiet evening at home or venturing out to experience Newcastle's vibrant nightlife, with the Tyne Bar as a top recommendation for a memorable night out.

Hidden gems

Cook House

Tucked away inside two shipping containers, Cook House is no longer Newcastle’s best-kept secret. Renowned for its vibrant supper clubs and themed dining events, this restaurant is a must-visit. With a menu that changes frequently, it’s worth visiting early to preview the offerings and see if any upcoming supper clubs or themed events catch your eye.

Grey’s Monument Climb

Grey’s Monument, situated in the heart of bustling Newcastle, holds a secret worth discovering—you can actually climb to the top. Once you ascend, you’ll be rewarded with a breathtaking panoramic view that showcases the city in all its glory.

Beamish Museum

Venture to the outskirts of Newcastle and explore The Beamish Open Air Museum, where history comes to life amidst authentic exhibits. Step back in time to experience life in the North-East during the Industrial Revolution and early 20th century, with costumed staff adding to the immersive experience.

Keep an eye out for special events hosted at Beamish Museum, offering even more opportunities to delve into history and make new discoveries.

Didn't we tell you? We have all the recommendations you could ever need to make sure you make the most of Newcastle. So all you need to do now is book that ticket, grab your bags, hop on that coach, and let the adventures begin!

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