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Newcastle is a bustling city on the bank of the River Tyne, making it a hub for trading and culture. Visitors to this Northern city can enjoy the city's rich ship manufacturing history alongside medieval castles nestled amidst the busy city streets. Originally built around a Roman settlement, Newcastle has an eclectic mix of modern and ancient buildings that hint at the city's longstanding history.

No matter what time of year you choose to visit Newcastle, you'll be treated to plenty of things to see and do. From artisan markets and independent retailers to assorted museums and galleries that can be found throughout the city. There is always something to participate in or observe, perfect for keeping the whole family entertained.

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Coach Hire Newcastle

If you'll be travelling to Newcastle with 30 or more people, a coach is the perfect way to get you to your destination comfortably and as a group. Our network of coach suppliers extends nationwide, ensuring we always have local and knowledgeable coach drivers to escort you wherever you need.

Our partnered suppliers offer a range of valuable amenities on their coaches, from relaxing reclining seats to complimentary WiFi to keep you busy on the road. You will also find onboard toilet facilities and a bar to share drinks with your party.

Minibus Hire Newcastle

Alternatively, if you're heading to Newcastle with fewer than 30 people, a minibus offers the same benefits as a coach but is specifically designed to carry smaller, more intimate groups.

Our network of coach suppliers also provides minibuses alongside our specific partnered minibus companies that are located in and around the Newcastle area — ensuring that you'll get the best price for your journey with knowledgeable drivers who can give you an inside scoop on the best places to see in the city.

Things to do in Newcastle

You'll be spoiled for choice during your visit when it comes to things to do in Newcastle. The city is home to many attractions and activities suitable for all ages to enjoy.

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Where to eat in Newcastle

If you're looking for inspiring places to eat in Newcastle, there are many restaurants, cafes, and pubs to choose from — offering food to suit everyone's tastes. The city centre is home to a wide variety of restaurants. On Blackett Street, you'll find a selection of national chains, including The Botanist and Bella Italia.

Around the corner, you'll be treated to independent eateries such as Bao Down — a small Japanese fusion restaurant. Whatever you're hungry for during your visit, you'll be sure to find it around the city centre.

Nights out in Newcastle

If you're looking for a great night out in Newcastle, there are plenty of venues to choose from. The city has a vibrant nightlife scene that is still very popular with locals and tourists alike.

Flares on Mosley Street is one of the most iconic venues in the city, home to multiple dance floors set to a 70s soundtrack with disco-ball decorations and great cocktails.

Where to shop in Newcastle

Newcastle is a haven for shopaholics, offering various stores and shopping centres. One of the most popular is Eldon Square, an indoor mall with dozens of high-street favourites, such as Claire's Accessories, Ernest Jones, Goldsmiths, and many more.

For a picturesque shopping experience, Central Arcade offers independent stores inside an Edwardian-era shopping arcade.

Top tourist attractions in Newcastle

The city has a bountiful selection of tourist attractions for its visitors. Newcastle Castle is a medieval fort that provides incredible photo opportunities in the middle of the modern city. Newcastle Cathedral is also a must-see for its grand size and architecture.

And, of course, no visit to the city on the Tyne is complete without a trip to see the city's two iconic bridges. The Tyne Bridge dates back to 1928 and is immediately recognisable, while the Gateshead Millennium Bridge was opened in 2001 and offers a startling contrast to its much older bridge-mate.

Family days out in Newcastle

If you need ideas for things to do in Newcastle with kids, you'll be pleased to know that the city is well-known for its family-friendly attractions. Seven Stories is the National Centre for Children's Books, offering a detailed exhibition devoted entirely to children's literature with plenty of iconic characters your children will know and love.

Or for a good old-fashioned day at the park, Exhibition Park has a great play area for children and lots of open space for a picnic. There are surrounding cafes if you prefer to avoid bringing your lunch, offering options for everyone.

Free things to do in Newcastle

Newcastle has many free things to do, making it a budget-friendly location for any traveller. Most of the city's galleries and museums are free to enter, charging only for limited-time exhibits.

The Quayside is a lovely walk on a sunny day, offering views of the River Tyne and its bridges. Or, take a trip to The Biscuit Factory for a walk through the history of the great British biscuit.

Newcastle Station Information

Our network of coach and minibus suppliers extends across the UK, so we can arrange for you to be picked up and dropped off wherever you want. However, should you decide to travel into Newcastle by train before being picked up, our friendly coach drivers will be happy to help you travel from Newcastle Station.

Alternatively, our local coach and minibus operators will collect you from any location if you are already in Newcastle. Some examples of popular pick-up locations include:

  • The Biscuit Factory, 16 Stoddart Street, NE2 1AN
  • Victoria Tunnel Tour Meeting Point, 55 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, NE1 2PQ
  • Newcastle Castle, Castle Garth, NE1 1RQ
  • Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, NE1 4JA

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