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About Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle upon Tyne, or Newcastle as it is most commonly called, is a university city in Northeast England. It is famous for its football but also for its bridges, for being the birthplace of Mister Bean and also Newcastle Brown Ale. This city has all the ingredients for you to have a great time there!
Hostels in Newcastle upon Tyne are the perfect way to save on accommodation. It’s easy to find cheap hostels in Newcastle that offer beds for less than £20 a night. Newcastle hostels are also a great way to meet travellers from all around the world to share your Newcastle experience with. If you want more privacy, note that you can also book private rooms in Newcastle hostels.
If you are a culture nerd, Quayside is the neighbourhood for you. It is also the perfect spot to take pictures of Newcastle’s famous bridges. For inexpensive food and drinks consider visiting the Jesmond neighbourhood. For more food options – if you don’t mind spending a little more – head to Grainger Town and its famous Grey Street. If it’s a good night out you are after, The Bigg Market is your area!
One of the most popular historical sights of the city is Victoria Tunnel, an underground coal transportation system built back in the eighteenth century. As well as the usual city-like activities that Newcastle has to offer, like awesome walking tours and sight-seeing adventures, it's also very easy to just relax amongst the beautiful scenery of Belsay Hall and Gardens, and Jesmond Dene Park, or near the striking city backdrops of the Millenium Bridge or the popular Grey Street. Football fans will be in for a treat with the majestic St. James' Park so close. If that's not enough, head over to the Biscuit Factory, which is actually the UK's largest art, crafts and design gallery!
The best way of getting around Newcastle is the metro. If you intend to stay in the city centre, then, no need to use public transports as it is quite compact and most of the main attractions are at a walking distance from each other.