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Experience a truly iconic Northern city of England by train

Newcastle is easily reached in a few hours from London.

Historic Newcastle, a nearly 2,000-year-old city located on the River Tyne. Once known for its thriving shipbuilding industry, Newcastle today is famous for its prestigious university, its many architecturally-inspiring bridges, and its vivid cultural scene.

You will get your first glimpse of. the bridges from your train seat when crossing the River Tyne just before arriving into Central station.

Must-see attractions include “The Castle”, the Great North Museum, St. Nicholas Cathedral, Laing Art Gallery and the ultra-modern, tilting Gateshead Millennium Bridge.

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Experience a football match at St James Park home of Newcastle United.

Visit the Baltic gallery on the Quayside.

Use the local Metro system to get around and visit the coast at Whitley Bay or Cullercoats.

Visit one of the numerous free museums in the city.

Take a stroll in Jesmond Dene for some peace and tranquility.

Newcastle Central station was the first covered railway station in the World when it was opened in 1850 by Queen Victoria.

Newcastle has 7 bridges crossing the river in the space of half a mile.

St James Park,  the home of Newcastle United is one of the oldest stadiums in the UK.

The city has something for everyone - bars,  nightclubs, comedy, cinema and theatre.

Come and experience the nightlight this great city has to offer!

Why not visit The Gate or Eldon Square and try one of the many restruarants - you will not be disappointed!

Try a cocktail down by the riverside area known as the Quayside.


Traveling around Newcastle is very easy and the cities Metro system serves both North Tyneside and South Tyneside -  you can even take a ferry between North Shields and South Shields crossing the river Tyne.

Contact us about days out by rail from Newcastle.

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