Flights to Newcastle

Discover one of the most iconic cities in England: Newcastle

Beach, Cuisine, Culture, Nature, Night Life

In the North East of England on the River Tyne, Newcastle began life at Hadrian's Wall as a Roman Fort in 122 AD and has developed into a thriving cosmopolitan city and the friendliest in the UK.

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The most populous city of North East England / Located on the River Tyne’s northern bank


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Summers are warm and humid; winters are short and cool

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Newcastle Airport


Visit historic places and art venues; catch a concert at Sage Gateshead; explore the Quayside

Newcastle is an iconic city and famous most for its industrial heritage. Known as one of the safest and friendliest cities in England, there's a lot to do and to explore. The city is quite compact and surrounded by beautiful countryside and stunning coastlines. Explore the stunning historical and industrial heritage. 

What Is Newcastle Best Known For?

Newcastle is best known for its spectacular bridges, interesting history, amazing scenery, excellent nightlife and its passion for football.

  • Beach
  • Cuisine
  • Culture
  • Nature
  • Night Life

Newcastle Beaches

Newcastle Beach Cullercoats Beach
Cullercoats Beach

Cullercoats Beach is a sandy bay enclosed by small piers making it ideal for swimming. Popular with families thanks to a Seaside Award it was accredited. During high tide the bay divides into North and South beaches. Cullercoats has a thriving fishing industry and also the south of the bay is used to launch recreational boats. Enjoy fish and chips or coffee and cake at one of the many cafes or restaurants. A picturesque bay guaranteed to be a relaxing afternoon out.

Newcastle Beach Whitley Bay
Whitley Bay

Whitley Bay is a beautiful golden sandy beach with rocky outcrops stretching 2 miles. Popular for surfing, the beach has shops, restaurants and even a minigolf to keep beach goers entertained.

Newcastle Cuisine

Newcastle Cuisine Pastries from Greggs
Pastries from Greggs

Pastries from Greggs are among the most popular local snacks and meals in Newcastle. Being one of the favourite bakery cafe chains in the region, Greggs have lots special flavor to offer for different tastes. You should try some food in Greggs while you are in Newcastle. 

Newcastle Cuisine Pease Pudding
Pease Pudding

Referred to as Geordie Caviar, Pease Pudding is a north east staple and is usually eaten with ham and made into a beautiful sandwich. Pease pudding is made by boiling split yellow peas with a joint of ham, then drained and mashed into a paste. A local delicacy and a one you must definitely try. You won't be sorry.

Newcastle Culture

Newcastle Culture Angel of the North
Angel of the North

An official English icon, the Angel of the North stands tall in Gateshead and is the most famous piece of public art in the UK. Erected in 1998 it's been welcoming visitors to the North East since then. Standing at 20m high and 54m in width, it is said to be the largest angel sculpture in the world. Those that live in the North East say that once they see the statue, they know their home. A must to add to your Newcastle things to do list.

Newcastle Culture Grey's Monument
Grey's Monument

Grey's Monument was built in 1838 to honour Prime Minister Earl Grey and the reform act of 1832, an act that was put into place to reform Parliament and abolish slavery within the British Empire. The statue is 135 foot tall and stands at the top of Grey's Street. There are many shops and restaurants surrounding the statue that are ideal to stop, enjoy a drink and admire this artistic masterpiece.

Newcastle Culture Theatre Royal
Theatre Royal

The Theatre Royal is a beautiful architectural gem situated on Grey Street. To enter the building, you need to walk under the impressive grand pillars giving you a feeling of stepping into history. Famous for its fantastic performances of thrilling dramas, West end musicals, hilarious comedy and famous ballets, we recommend that you try and book a show in advance to ensure you can secure a place at one of the fantastic productions they have on offer.

Newcastle Nature

Newcastle Nature Jesmond Dene
Jesmond Dene

Jesmond Dene is a beautiful park in the middle of the city. There are flourishing forests, a beautiful stream with a brick bridge and ponds to enjoy. There's a cute pet's corner with a petting zoo that has goats, rabbits, ducks and more. There is an Old Mill on a nature trail around the park which is great for photo opportunities. A must to add to your Newcastle to do list.

Newcastle Night Life

Night Life
Newcastle Night Life Nightlife

Newcastle is famous for its excellent nightlife. There are an abundance of different areas depending on what suits your mood from karaoke bars to dance clubs to normal pubs. The nightlife scene is energetic and full of atmosphere where you can dance till your heart's content. For some upmarket and classy venues with great views of some of the iconic landmark's head to The Quayside.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Newcastle

How long is the flight from Newcastle to Antalya?

The flight from Newcastle to Antalya is approximately 4 hrs 35 minutes.

Can I get a Metro to and from Newcastle Airport?

Yes, there is a metro station inside of the terminal building.

Is Newcastle good for nightlife?

Newcastle is an excellent city for nightlife.

What is Newcastle famous for most?

Newcastle is most famous for its industrial heritage and popular nightlife.


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Destination airport: Newcastle (BHX)  
Antalya - Newcastle flight duration    4:50 hours
Dalaman - Newcastle flight duration    4:25 hours


Transportation in Newcastle

Newcastle has a good and improving public transportation system. Bus, train and metro are the major types of public transportation. There are also QuayLink buses. These are linking the key attractions and they are a great way to explore Newcastle and the neighbouring areas. In the city, there is also ferry and some other water transportation options. You can go most of the attraction points and tourist destinations in Newcastle by the means of public transportation.

Accommodation in Newcastle

Newcastle hotels offer stays at excellent value for money when booked in advance. For first time visitors it is recommended that you stay in the city centre around the Quayside. From city centre hotels you will find easy access to many of the attractions. There are options from luxury hotels, mid-range hotels and budget accommodations. There is a vast option of hotels available some being outside of the city in the nearby towns and with good public transport on offer these can be a good choice when hotels are in peak times. When booking accommodation in the UK we recommend that you book in advance as in most cases you will find cheaper prices available the earlier you book.


Weather in Newcastle

The summers are warm and humid while the winters are short and cool in Newcastle. Through the year, the temperature typically varies from 7 Celsius to 27 Celsius degree. While the hottest month of the year is July, the coldest one is January.

16 C Light Rain
TODAY Sep 26, Tue
  • Sep 27, Wed 15 Overcast Clouds
  • Sep 28, Thu 15 Overcast Clouds
  • Sep 29, Fri 15 Few Clouds
  • Sep 30, Sat 14 Overcast Clouds
  • Oct 1, Sun 18 Clear Sky

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