Overview Newcastle upon Tyne

Visiting Newcastle upon Tyne

Planning a trip to Newcastle upon Tyne, England? Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Newcastle upon Tyne flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.

Stories and Tips Newcastle upon Tyne

Chinatown & Blackfriars

Written by fizzytom on 07 Aug, 2003

From the Monument, head up Blackett Street towards St. James Park, over the roundabout and continue up Gallowgate. At the top turn left back on yourself and you'll see Rosies Bar. Turn right here and this is Stowell Street, the heart of Chinatown. Somewhat smaller…Read More


1 Photos  
Around the Central Station - to the West

Written by fizzytom on 06 Aug, 2003

Whilst this part of town is certainly not the most happening or, indeed, the most attrative, things are improving here and there are a number of interesting things to see. I'll talk about the station at the end because I'll assume you'll start this mini-tour…Read More


Around the Monument

Written by fizzytom on 09 Jul, 2003

Earl Grey's Monument as it is properly named, stands in a small plaza at the convergence of several of Newcastle's principle streets. Especially at weekends, it is teeming with people of all ages because it's central and, largely traffic-free, location make it an ideal spot…Read More


Tip: The B&B Bait-and-Switch

Written by justin121883 on 18 Apr, 2006

Problem: With their great combination of affordability and hospitality, B&Bs in England are the way to go, but many don't have websites, and most don't book online. Small-town accommodations are especially hard to book from overseas.Solution: Book a bunch of nights in Newcastle in…Read More


Newcastle's appeal

Written by Random on 17 Nov, 2002

Newcastle is not the most obvious tourist destination, people seem to be put off by the language barrier; but ah divvint knaa wot there on aboot man. It's a good thing the road signs aren't in Geordie as well though. Newcastle is certainly…Read More


Some day trips from Newcastle.

Written by milliebell on 13 Jun, 2002

Newcastle is an excellent base for day trips. I will try to give you some insider information here. BEACHES. The best beaches are in Northumberland. Getting there involves a bus trip from the Haymarket bus station (beside Haymarket Metro). My favourite beach is CRESSWELL. It's…Read More


  • 1-6 of 6 Newcastle upon Tyne Stories And Tips