Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Blog Posts for Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle is a city in Tyne and Wear, England. It has a population of around 814,000 people. Newcastle was named by the Romans as Pons Aelius (Newcastle upon Tyne Castle), and it became one of Britain’s largest coal mining areas from the 19th century onwards. Today, Newcastle is known for its arts scene with internationally renowned theatres and galleries such as Theatre Royal, Laing Art Gallery and the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art.

Newcastle has all the amenities you might expect from such a big city such as nightclubs, shops, pubs and restaurants. It is also home to some of the best museums in the United Kingdom.

There are multiple ways of getting around Newcastle with public transport. The city is served by buses, the Metro (underground) and a railway station. Newcastle Airport is located 8 miles west of the city centre making the city accessible for a visit throughout the year.

We write lots of blog posts from each area of free activities to do. Have a look at our blog posts from the city of Newcastle by clicking the links below:


Free Things to do in Newcastle


Cycling Routes around Newcastle


Forest Walks near Newcastle


Local Delicacies from Newcastle


The River Tyne in Newcastle