In its thousand years of history Newcastle (properly known as Newcastle-upon-Tyne) has grown from a defensive fort on Hadrian's wall, to one of the most influential cities in industry. Today, Newcastle has become a world leader in culture. Recently Newcastle has had one of the fastest growing tourist industries in the world. It is for this reason that we have created this site, to help anyone planning a trip to Newcastle to have the best time possible.
The opportunities for having a great night out in Newcastle are arguably the best in the country so for those interested in Newcastle for its famed nightlife, we have comprehensive listings of all the entertainment attractions Newcastle has to offer. Newcastle has an excellent selection of pubs and clubs in which to spend time and have fun. The Geordie hospitality is unmatched and with Newcastle's large student population the pubs and clubs are of excellent quality to ensure a fun night out for all.
If it's Newcastle's history and heritage that you are most interested in, then we have exactly what you need, whether you want to explore the city's history, visit one of the many historic castles in the surrounding area, or plan on visiting any of the numerous museums dedicated to one of the many industries that Newcastle fostered. All the Newcastle tourist information you require to plan your perfect Newcastle trip is here on this site.
No matter what reason you come to Newcastle, if it's to explore the past or the pubs, you will need somewhere to stay. We aim to provide as much up to date tourist information as possible to ensure that you can make the right choice when it comes to picking your accommodation. We also have listings of all the excellent pubs and clubs in Newcastle so you can find out what's nearby and plan your evening accordingly. Our links section also contains a selection of websites related to Newcastle's history allowing everyone to plan their ideal Newcastle holiday.
Of course, it's all very well telling you about all the excellent places to visit and things to do, but it's not much good if you can't get there. So, to help, we have included a travel section. This gives you details of both travel options to get to Newcastle itself, and also contains helpful advice concerning the best ways to get about within Newcastle. We also have a Newcastle Maps section, we have links to many excellent resources that will enable you to find any of the restaurants, pubs, clubs, or other attractions that we've recommended.
So, have a look round our site, the menu bar on the left will take you to any of the pages mentioned above and a few more. If after exploring you have any questions, comments or problems, please feel free to use the 'Email Visit Newcastle' section to send us any messages and we will respond as soon as possible.
We wish you all the best for your trip and very much hope that your visit to Newcastle is exciting and entertaining and that you have fun.
The Visit Newcastle Team