City breaks to Newcastle
The people of Newcastle are immensely proud of their city and on a city break here you will find out exactly why. Newcastle offers visitors major sporting events, great shopping and tons of family friendly activities. Book a city break to Newcastle today with Club Travel and get the best value of flights and hotels in Newcastle. The city also offers an astounding array of cultural activities through the many art galleries, museums and performing arts. Newcastle is a great city break for shopping, sports fans, and families. It is also a great city for nightlife. Book a city break to Newcastle today with Club Travel for the best deals on city breaks, flights, hotels and holidays.
Hotels in Newcastle
We have many hotels in Newcastle available and we can find a special place for you to stay while on your city break to Newcastle. Club Travel has over thirty years’ experience of finding the perfect hotels to suit our client’s needs. Here are just two hotels from the many we have available.
Jury’s Inn Newcastle This hotel is ideally located at the centre of Newcastle and enjoys a position overlooking the River Tyne. Countless shops and cultural venues, as well as many of the most celebrated tourist attractions, can easily be reached on foot or by making use of the local public transport. The nearest train station is only about 3 minutes from the hotel and the high street is 5 minutes away. Worthwhile excursions can be made to the beaches.
Staybridge Suites Newcastle is located just moments from the Quayside area, with its excellent selection of restaurants and bars. Also within walking distance are the Millennium Bridge, Baltic Centre, Tyne Bridge and the eye-catching Sage Gateshead. The city centre location of Staybridge Suites Newcastle puts all of the major business and leisure attractions of Newcastle within easy reach, including the many shops and restaurants around the Grey Street area,
Sights and things to do in Newcastle
Victoria Tunnel a guided tour through an underground tunnel originally built for transporting coal the tunnel was also used to shelter people during the WWII bombings.
Longsands Beach as the name suggests this is a long, sandy beach which is lovely to visit at any time of year. In sunny weather you might well think you are in the Caribbean except that the water in the North Sea is a little colder.
Theatre Royal the city’s pristine theatre showcases musicals, drama and comedy shows throughout the year.
The Tyne Bridge is Newcastle’s iconic landmark and gives a great view over the city.
St James Park Home of Newcastle united F.C where you can watch premier league football or alternatively you can take a guided tour of the stadium
Tyneside Cinema experience the latest movies from around the globe in the plush surroundings of the Tyneside Cinema.
There are plenty of top class restaurants in Newcastle but if fine dining is not your style and you fancy something more casual grab a pie at Greggs, the bakery chain which was founded in Newcastle.
Nightlife in Newcastle
The nightlife in Newcastle is one of the city’s major attractions, with a young population who know how to have a good time. The Pitcher and Piano is a bar situated in the stylish quayside area and is a laid back bar. The Gate is a sort of night-time complex with restaurants, bars and even a casino all under one roof.
Newcastle Airport is located 9km Northwest of Newcastle city. There is a metro link to the city which runs every few minutes and takes around 22minutes to get to Newcastle city. Bus (every half hour), Taxis and car hire are also available.
Weather in Newcastle visitors to Newcastle go for the lively atmosphere and great activities and not necessarily for the sunny weather as even in summer the temperature rarely goes over 20°C. Winter time can be quite cold and rain is common.
Electricity The same electrical output as in Ireland. Three pin plug.
Currency Newcastle uses the English Pound Sterling.
Newcastle Time is the same as Irish time.
Visa requirements Irish Citizens travelling to Newcastle do not require a visa as England is a member state of the E.U.