Full of history, Newcastle city centre has more listed classical buildings than any other city in the United Kingdom.
The city offers many tourist attractions, museums and historical buildings to visit such as the seven iconic bridges across the quayside.
The city also has numerous delightful museums that combined interesting facts about the city’s history such as the Discovery Museum or the Museum of Antiquities, but there are also other museums of different interests such as the very popular Hancock museum, or lean about dinosaurs and human anatomy at the Life Science Centre or discover the 1900’s post-war life in living open-air Beamish museum.
The Newcastle’s castle which the city derives its name from, the massive Norman fortress from the 11th century, stepping into history is a reminder of the turbulent history where armies gathered and criminals were imprisoned and executed. It is where all began in the city.
The Newcastle International Airport offers scheduled flights throughout the UK and Europe, just 5 miles away from city center, you can travel on the Tyne and Wear metro service into Monument station which only takes 20 minutes. But there is also the bus and taxicab available for travels to the city centre.
There are train services that run from London to Newcastle and back every half an hour, and the journey takes about 3 hours. For Edinburgh it takes only 1 hour and half and there are more trains that connect the rest of the country including those cities : Birmingham, Leeds, Bristol, Oxford, Manchester, Glasgow, York and many others.
And of course there are many shuttled buses that link Newcastle from different cities in the United Kingdom such as London, Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh.