Newcastle, located in northern England has many sites of interest and locations to see when visiting Great Britain. Even if you are on a budget, you can still enjoy all of the wonderful and entertaining options that this area has to offer.
If you are a considering spending time in the region, or in nearby Edinburgh, consider checking out the ideas below:
1) Millennium Bridge
This bridge is located on the Newcastle Gateshead Quayside and is a spectacular sight to see light up against the night sky. It is the first tilting bridge in the entire world.
2) Angel Of The North
The Angel Of The North has grown to be one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Newcastle area. It was named a landmark in 2008 and is just a hop, skip, and a jump away from the city center.
3) Theatre Royal
The Theatre Royal is home to the Royal Shakespeare Company. It is rich in culture and in history. This landmark provides over three hundred eighty performances a year. Rambert Dance Company also calls Theatre Royal home as does Opera North. This recently restored building is truly an architectural work of art.
4) Simply Segway
This company can provide you with a segway and take individuals or groups on an hour long trip zooming through the great outdoors. This is a great way for the whole group or family to join in on an inexpensive activity together. Not only do users receive a crash course in driving a segway, they get to experience the fresh air and beautiful scenery that Newcastle has to offer.
5) Jesmond Dene
For those who are yearning to see the picturesque nature scenes of Newcastle and Great Britain, Jesmond Dene can provide you a natural oasis of beauty and grace. This lush valley is not far from the city center.
If you opt to stay in of the apartments Edinburgh has to offer, make sure you hit up the Exhibition Park, Trinity House, or head on out to Gilmerton Cove in Edinburgh, you are sure to have a great time without having to pay a lot. You might find that you love the area so much, decide to stick around and end up looking at apartments in Newcastle. The locals are pretty darn friendly – and know how to enjoy a drink or two (or five.) Feel free to chum along and maybe you can pick up the Geordie accent.
Have you been to the Newcastle region? If so, what did you enjoy the most?