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Newcastle upon Tyne to give the city it’s full title is found in the northeast of England and grew historically through coalmining and shipping, being a major port for the country. As these industries fell away so the city declined also, though this has since changed and the city reinvented itself, with retail and service sectors now the biggest employers.

The city has a reputation as a great party city, and this is supported by the vast number of bars and clubs, as well as a party-happy population who will guarantee a great night.

Guide to Newcastle Attractions

Take time out while you are visiting Newcastle to explore the many sights there. The Newcastle highlights every visitor should see, the Metro Centre is great to see for yourself. The Gateshead Millennium Bridge are also well worth seeking out. Newcastle’s history means plenty to see. You can book a Newcastle tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Newcastle based guides who will show you Newcastle’s less well known attractions.

Quick Guide to Sport in Newcastle

As many visitors already know, Newcastle’s population are avid fans of Football, and the best-known team is Newcastle United at their home: St James' Park. The biggest sporting event to take place in Newcastle’s sporting calendar is Newcastle versus Sunderland, which takes place at the St James' Park. If you can get tickets, it is a great show!

Guide to Newcastle Attractions

Take time out while you are visiting Newcastle to explore the many sights there. The Newcastle highlights every visitor should see, the Metro Centre is great to see for yourself. The Gateshead Millennium Bridge are also well worth seeking out. Newcastle’s history means plenty to see. You can book a Newcastle tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Newcastle based guides who will show you Newcastle’s less well known attractions.

Newcastle Climate Guide

Find out when is the best time to visit Newcastle in our simple guide to the climate of Newcastle. The table below displays annual temperature trends in Newcastle throughout the year to show you what weather to expect in Newcastle.

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Driving in Newcastle

To drive a car legally, all you need in Newcastle is your regular UK license. For trouble free motoring in England, ensure that your license is valid before you leave for Newcastle. When driving in Newcastle, in common with the rest of England, it is the law to drive on the left hand side of the road. For your convenience, you can book car hire in Newcastle in advance of travel to England and there are several car hire offices in Newcastle where you can pick up your car.

Newcastle Airport Overview

You will find Newcastle Airport is approximately 6 miles west from Newcastle. The airport, whose international IATA code is NCL, and flights there take 1 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Newcastle is easy. There are plenty of taxis available. Newcastle Airport offers plenty to do including shops offering souvenirs of Newcastle.

Newcastle: The Facts

City Name: Newcastle
Country: England
Language: English
Currency: Pound sterling
Time Difference: GMT
Electricity Supply: 240V AC 50Hz

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