What to do in Newcastle

BALTIC & Gateshead Millennium Bridge

BALTIC & Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Newcastle Gateshead is a dazzling mix of award-winning museums and galleries, a spectacular waterfront flanked by landmark architectural buildings, a vibrant nightlife and a best dining scene. Packed with family friendly free museums, best live music venues like the Sage concert hall and the Metro Radio Arena and an iconic cathedral and castle, Newcastle offers a dynamic package of things to see and do both in the city centre and in its coast and country surrounds.

Enjoy internationally acclaimed theatre, cinema, festivals and events in Newcastle, a leading city for the arts. Cutting edge sports and leisure venues are numerous from one of Britain’s best racecourses at Gosforth Park to famous football stadium St James Park, an international athletics stadium and a choice of premier golf courses north of the city centre. Few cities boast Newcastle’s impressive mix of modern and heritage architecture from pioneering Victorian and millennium bridges to medieval town houses and Grade I listed Norman castle keeps after which the city – New Castle was named.

See the city from the water and hop aboard a river cruise on the Tyne or head up to the viewpoint at the top of BALTIC for panoramic views of NewcastleGateshead’s riverscape, one of the best city views in Britain. Soak up Newcastle’s unique friendly atmosphere or take browse the Sunday Quayside market for exquisite crafts and gifts.

A best UK city for interactive family museums, Stag & Hen weekends, internationally acclaimed contemporary art collections and innovative new drama and independent cinema – Newcastle is for families, shopaholics, club crazy all-nighters, art lovers, sports fans and foodie connoisseurs, just about everyone – this riverside city gem is waiting to welcome you! Book Newcastle city breaks online now!

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.