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Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.
Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of England, United Kingdom.

General Information

Newcastle upon Tyne is a port city located in the North East region of EnglandUnited Kingdom and owes its name to a Norman castle founded in 1080 by Robert Curthose, the eldest son of William the Conqueror.  

From the Middle Ages, the city thrived as a coal mining and exporting centre.  During the 19th century the city was known for its engineering and steel production and later became the world's foremost shipyard.  Since then the city's industrial base has declined and today the city has a lively and diverse atmosphere filled with many shops, pubs and various authentic restaurants from cultures around the world.  

Newcastle is known for its nightlife, art and sports.  Newcastle's football club, Newcastle United, has been based at St James' Park since the club was established in 1892.

Things to do and see in Newcastle

There are many attractions in and around Newcastle upon Tyne to keep all ages of tourists entertained.  Some of the activities are :-

  • Tyne Bridge - magnificently constructed bridge across the river
  • Earl Grey's Monument
  • The Castle Keep - Curthose's original stone structure
  • St Nicholas Cathedral
  • Beamish Museum - the North of England's open air museum

Please see the activities directory for more information.

Accommodation in Newcastle

Newcastle upon Tyne is geared towards tourists and offers a large variety of accommodation options in and around the area.  Bed and breakfasts, hotels, inns, camping and pub accommodation, there is something to suit every taste and budget.  Please view the accommodation directory which gives tourists an extensive choice.

Restaurants and Businesses in Newcastle

There are several restaurants for the fine diner, as well as some wonderful eateries and the many pubs which provide superb local fare.  

There are many businesses in the area which provide various outlets from retail to industry and wholesale.  

View the restaurant and business directories for more information, or add your own free business listing.

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