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Welcome to... Newcastle

Newcastle was established as a defensive settlement along Hadrian’s Wall, built to guard England against the Scots more than 2,000 years ago. The city takes its name from a ‘new’ kind of castle that was constructed as part of the fortifications in the 1200s. Newcastle grew into a busy trading area for exports like wool and coal through its coastal connections and became the home of several Christian monasteries and nunneries.

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City guide

Eating Out

The student unions provide filling pit-stops for people on a budget, and the University of... More

Out on the Town

Newcastle nights are characterised by rum guys and girls queuing for ‘toon’... More

Day Trippin'

Trips across the River Tyne are made easier with discount travel cards that allow international... More