Flights to Newcastle

Discover Newcastle, one of the most iconic cities in England

Beach, Cuisine, Culture, Nature, Night life

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

Feature / Location

North East of England

Currency

Great British Pound / GBP

Weather

Oceanic Climate. Cold, rainy winters and mild, rainy summers

Time Zone

GMT

Airports

Newcastle Airport

Activities

Day trip to the historic City of Durham, Beamish Museum

Newcastle is the friendliest city in the UK and has a distinct accent known as Geordie. Georgia's refer affectionately to Newcastle as the Toon! The town is an iconic city and famous for its industrial heritage. Known as one of the safest cities in England there's a lot to do and explore. The city is very diverse surrounded by beautiful countryside and stunning coastlines, it's quite compact and getting around on foot or the Newcastle metro is very easy. Explore the 12th century castle, be in awe of the Victorian tunnel and see many different examples of the region's Roman heritage.

What Is Newcastle Best Known For?

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

  • Beach
  • Cuisine
  • Culture
  • Nature
  • Night life

Beach

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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.

Sandhaven Beach

Sandhaven Beach is famous thanks to its very impressive sand dunes. The beach is a long golden sandy beach with clean waters and a family friendly atmosphere. There's bars and cafes that line the beach and a lovely pathway that you can walk along whilst admiring the views. At one end of the beach, you will find a fun fair with exciting rides and amusements to keep anyone entertained.

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.

Cuisine

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Greggs Pasties

One of the North East favourite snacks or meals is the beautiful Greggs Pasty! Most high streets in the North East will have a Greggs on the corner. A firm favourite is the corn beef or cheese and onion. You must try a Pasty whilst you're in Newcastle.

Pease Pudding

Referred to as the 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.

Saveloy Dip

The Saveloy dip brings new dimensions to the word sausage. The bun is halved and dipped in gravy then layered with Pease pudding before adding a saveloy sausage, onion and sage stuffing and topped with some English mustard. A flavorsome sandwich that is a treat for your tastebuds and not to be missed.

Culture

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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.

Greys Monument

Greys Monument was built in 1838, the monument was built 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 Greys Street. There are many shops and restaurants surrounding the statue that are ideal to stop, enjoy a drink and admire this artistic masterpiece. If you're using the Newcastle Metro to get around then hop off at the Monument and the statue is at the exit of the metro station.

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.

Nature

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Hadrian's Wall Path

An 84-mile-long trail that stretches across the north of England from coast to coast experiencing seven days of amazing hiking and ancient history step by step. The countryside is spectacular scenery and the hike is so worth your time. Dotted throughout the trail are many museums and historical sites. There are smaller portions of the trail that you can take guided tours for a few hours so you can experience a snippet of Hadrian's Wall Path and see the Newcastle Roman Fort. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site experiencing some of Hadrian's Wall Path should be added to your Newcastle to do list.

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.

Saltwell Park

Based in Gateshead, Saltwell park is a Victorian Park that opened in 1876. It's known as the "The People's Park" and between 1999 and 2005 it was subject to a big restoration project. The Park is 55 acres of green that is split into three sections. The Saltwell Grove is a grassed area of open space, a lovely place to come and relax with friends or alone with a good book. There is a band stand in the western corner and the central area is home to the Grade II listed Saltwell Towers surrounded by belvedere walls. It's one of the most popular places in Gateshead and a great place to spend a spring or summer afternoon.

Night life

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Nightlife

Newcastle is famous for its excellent nightlife. There are an abundance of different areas depending on what suits your mood. The Bigg Market is a place for anyone who wants a fun night out. There are karaoke bars to dance clubs to normal pubs. The scene is energetic and full of atmosphere where you can dance till your heart's content. The Gate is a complex with sports bars, cinemas, restaurants and clubs in one place and a Large Casino to enjoy a flutter or two. The bars are reasonably priced and great for nights out. For some upmarket and classy venues with great views of some of the iconic landmark's head to The Quayside. A great place to enjoy a cocktail or wine. For those of you that want to do a bit of VIP spotting head to The Diamond Strip where you will find upmarket and unique bars and clubs. A top tip when hitting any bars or clubs on the Diamond Strip is to dress accordingly. To enjoy a craft beer or a simple traditional pub head for Grey Street, Dean Street and Pilgrim Street.

Weather in Newcastle

Newcastle weather is an Oceanic Climate. Winters are quite cold and rainy. Cold currents blow from the northeast and can see snow in the winter months. Summer months are mild and cool. It can also rain at times so an umbrella is recommended. The average temperatures in the warmest month July are 14.9 °C (59 °F)

9 C Scattered Clouds
TODAY May 24, Tue
  • May 25, Wed 15 Light Rain
  • May 26, Thu 15 Light Rain
  • May 27, Fri 14 Broken Clouds
  • May 28, Sat 14 Overcast Clouds
  • May 29, Sun 9 Overcast Clouds

Cities with direct flights to Newcastle

Corendon Airlines connects you from Turkey to the UK’s friendliest city Newcastle, to and from the Gateway of the Aegean and Turquoise coast Dalaman and Antalya. Flights to Newcastle are very competitive and excellent value for money with low prices. Newcastle to Dalaman flights and Newcastle to Antalya flights run twice a week throughout the summer months in 2022. Both flights are approximately 4 hours 30 minutes and provide an excellent service and outstanding quality.

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Cheap flight tickets to Newcastle

Corendon Airlines offer competitive prices to and from Newcastle. You can book via the Corendon Airlines website or via our mobile app for cheap flights to Newcastle. High season between June and August can be very popular therefore we recommend booking flights in advance. For those flights out of season you can book at excellent discounted prices. Being flexible with your dates can assist you in securing the cheapest flight deals to and from Newcastle. A tip when booking your flight ticket with Corendon Airlines to Newcastle is to pre book your flight seats, inflight meal and extra kilos when booking your ticket to get the best prices for your additional services.

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.

Airport and Transportation

Newcastle International Airport is located on the outskirts of Newcastle. Newcastle Airport is the 11th busiest in the UK and is used by people around the North East and Scotland as a choice to fly both Domestic and Internationally. The airport has one Terminal building and offers restaurants, cafes, bars and shops for the comfort of passengers.

The airport is easy to access thanks to its great transport links. The National Express runs one coach a day to Manchester and Leeds and many buses can be found to go further afield from Newcastle City Centre, which can be reached by taxi, bus or metro. We recommend booking any National Express buses to go further afield in advance to guarantee your space and to save more by booking in advance. The Local Metro that runs to several places around the North East runs directly into the airport with its own station on site. Metro's run frequently to many places including the city centre and train station. Black Cab Taxis are hassle free and convenient available outside of the terminal building and work on metres. There are also regular buses to Newcastle City Centre, The Metrocenter and Blyth. Should you want to be more independent and be able to explore at your own leisure, why not hire a car. The airport has four main car hire companies that are based in the terminal building on the ground floor. It is recommended that you pre book car rental in advance especially through high season which includes not only the summer months but around UK holidays and any events in the city.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Newcastle

How long is the flight from Newcastle to Antalya?

The flight 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 the flight from Newcastle to Dalaman direct?

Yes, All Corendon Flights are Direct.

Is Newcastle good for nightlife?

Newcastle is an excellent city for nightlife.

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