The city of Newcastle is located in the North East of England.
If you are looking for some respite and have time to explore the area you can choose from a wealth of things to do and discover.
Newcastle is home to many beautiful parks and walks, whether in one of our open green spaces or along the beautiful quayside.
The city’s many restaurants and cafes cater for all tastes and venues including The Theatre Royal, The Glasshouse International Centre for Music, Northern Stage and the Baltic host a wide range of world class cultural events all year round – including plays, comedy, exhibitions and live music.
A passionate city bursting with pride, Newcastle also hosts world-class sporting events at St James’ Park, home to Newcastle United. The city is also home to rugby team Newcastle Falcons and basketball Newcastle Eagles.
There’s centuries old history and /heritage, breath taking architecture and, just a few miles out of the city, a beautiful coastline with many unspoilt beaches alongside stunning countryside with castles and historic homes to visit.
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Places of worship
Newcastle is home two mosques – the Tawheed Newcastle Islamic Centre Shia, and Newcastle Central Mosque (Sunni) whilst the hospitals have rooms which are available for quiet reflection and prayer for a variety of faiths.
Getting to us
Newcastle has strong international and national transplant links and the city is easily accessible by air, sea, and train.
Edinburgh is less than two hours by train and London is under three hours, with direct routes to the capital. There are local bus and metro networks making is easy for you to explore the city, countryside, beaches and beyond.