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Historical Walking Tour of Newcastle
"The tour begins at Earl Grey's Monument in Newcastle city centre and proceeds down Grey street to discuss the heritage of the Grainger Town. From there you stop on  Dean Street to look at the influence of Milburn House.Your next destina down onto Dean Street and up Dog Leap Stairs you focus on the 1960's and changes in physical geography. This leads to the Castle Keep - the location that gave Newcastle its name. From the Castle the you go up St. Nicholas's Street then to the Groat and the Bigg Market - both infamous and vital to the city. From here you continue onto Newgate Street. You pass The Gate go onto Low Friars Lane and then Dispensary Lane to Blackfriars - a medieval monastery.From Blackfriars you go to the Town Walls on Stowel Street looking at various battles in Newcastle's history. Following this onto Westgate Road and along to th"""The Historical Walking tour of Newcastle takes you through Newcastle's past from its roots in the Celtic age to the modern day. The tour shows you what has made Newcastle a world changing location! From the centre of town at Earl Grey's Monument this tour takes you on a journey in Newcastle's Past where Romes Soldiers
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Historical Walking Tour of Newcastle
"The tour begins at Earl Grey's Monument in Newcastle city centre and proceeds down Grey street to discuss the heritage of the Grainger Town. From there you stop on  Dean Street to look at the influence of Milburn House.Your next destina down onto Dean Street and up Dog Leap Stairs you focus on the 1960's and changes in physical geography. This leads to the Castle Keep - the location that gave Newcastle its name. From the Castle the you go up St. Nicholas's Street then to the Groat and the Bigg Market - both infamous and vital to the city. From here you continue onto Newgate Street. You pass The Gate go onto Low Friars Lane and then Dispensary Lane to Blackfriars - a medieval monastery.From Blackfriars you go to the Town Walls on Stowel Street looking at various battles in Newcastle's history. Following this onto Westgate Road and along to th"""The Historical Walking tour of Newcastle takes you through Newcastle's past from its roots in the Celtic age to the modern day. The tour shows you what has made Newcastle a world changing location! From the centre of town at Earl Grey's Monument this tour takes you on a journey in Newcastle's Past where Romes Soldiers
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Gory Walking Tour of Newcastle
"The tour begins at Earl Grey's Monument in Newcastle city centre and you will first head down Grey Street where you will look at medicine at the past. On  Dean street you will stop at the site of the old Turf Hotel.Your next stop will be the home of many notorious  and sympathetic characters. You will join Dog Bank after going along one of the old Chares looking at the life for the citizens of Newcastle in the past.The Tour then rejoins Dean street and goes along the Si"""The Gory walking tour of Newcastle takes you though the darker elements of Newcastle. From Necromancers Criminals Doctors and Surgeons of low moral quality and Resurrectionists the Gory tour will expose you to the life of many people in the past! This tour will help you understand how people survived in harsh conditions in any way they could the effect of small decisions have on many and how our attitudes to law and order have changed. This tour is not a ghost tour and will not involve paranormal activities during the course of the tour."
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Nightlife in general

Nightlife in Newcastle is legendary. There is a vast choice and you find bars/pubs/clubs to suit your needs. You can go for a mad cheesy night out and mix it with the hen and stag do's (City centre...
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Tuxedo Princess CLOSED

UPDATE 2014 : Sadly gone for several years now. This page is left for purely historical reasons. Wikipedia still has a page on it too ! A ship moored under the Tyne bridge sounds a little romantic -...
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The Gate

I wasn’t sure whether to put this tip under “Things to Do” or “Nightlife”, or even “Restaurants”, as it covers all three, but since The Gate is at its liveliest at night I’ve chosen that option. The...
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The Quayside

Lots of bars, lots of restaurants, and lots of people!! This is THE place to go for a night out in Newcastle - just mingle with the crowds, and make your way into wherever takes your fancy. You may...
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Cuba Cuba CLOSED

Here they play rock and other alternative music which a is a nice change from all those annoying techno songs. You go here for the music and just enjoy yourself in either way you like it! Wear...
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Whitley Bay nightlife

There is something for everyone in Whitley Bay.....especially when it comes to Nightlife .. Extremeley popular throughout the UK for parties...pub after pub down South Parade it is a great night out...
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Ikon CLOSED

The biggest club in Newcastle, Ikon is a barn of a place. The focal point is the enormous dance floor, surrounded by bars and a balcony where you can either catch your breath or spy on potential...
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Centurion Bar

The Centurion claims to be the most beautiful station bar in the country, and was voted 'Newcastle's most impressive watering hole' by the Observer newspaper. I haven't been able to check all the...
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Tyneside Cinema

If you love film you’ll want to visit the Tyneside Cinema! The building that houses it dates back to 1937 and its design reflects the spirit of those times, when a “picture palace” was expected to...
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Food and drink suggestions

-Station pub,Gateshead side-very old mans pub with hardly any beer pumps working -The Central pub-just across from the Station pub- big pub with 3 rooms, oldy feel. -Olive and Bean cafe-in the...
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Popolo CURRENTLY CLOSED

Update August 2014: this super bar has now sadly closed down but I'm leaving the tip for my own records only Popolo describes itself as a “cross between a New York bar and an Italian coffee shop”...
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Bigg Market

Yel is just one of many bars in the Bigg Market ...There are restaraunts, take aways and Kebab shops here ... Popular for the younger ravers, very loud party atmoshere...Hen nights and Stag Dooz are...
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Free Trade Inn

If you follow the suggestion in my Off the Beaten Path tip and take a walk in Ouseburn, you might like to stop off at this characterful pub. It’s not fancy and it’s not smartly decorated, but it...
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Shindig CLOSED

The best of newcastle, although a bit out of the way..monday nights are brilliant- really good fun! queues can sometimes be rather long, but the music is worth the wait, there's a wide range and it's...
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Top Hotels in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Jesmond Dene Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2 2EY, United Kingdom
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15-25 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1EW
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97-103 Osborne Road, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2 2TJ, United Kingdom
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Newcastle Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 3DX, United Kingdom
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St James Gate, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7JH, United Kingdom
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Clasper Way, Swalwell, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE16 3BE, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Newcastle Castle

If you’re anything like me, one of the first things you’ll want to see in Newcastle is the building that gives the city its name - so what can you expect? Well firstly, don’t expect a Bamburgh or...
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Chinatown and Stowell Street

UPDATE May 2016: extra photo added Newcastle’s small Chinatown is centred on Stowell Street, home to many Chinese restaurants and a few supermarkets. While small compared to those in other cities it...
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Angel of the North, Gateshead

In my opinion, this was created by a very keen but mediocre amateur who was fortunate in having an extremely gifted professional agent working for him. The side view works but any other view reveals...
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Tyne Bridge

The Tyne Bridge is the iconic symbol of Newcastle even though it now has some competition from the Millennium Bridge. People often comment on the similarities between the Tyne Bridge and Sydney...
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BALTIC, Gateshead

Based in the iconic Baltic Flour Mill, a building which must be Newcastle's answer to London's Battersea Power Station, the city has itself a respectable arts centre. Apart from the exhibits, and the...
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Quayside

The River Tyne has always been at the heart of Newcastle’s prosperity and a walk along The Quayside is a must for any visitor to the city. The Romans built the first bridge of any consequence across...
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Top 5 Newcastle upon Tyne Writers

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toonsarah

"A city and its river"
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stevezero

"Many Bridges To Cross"
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sourbugger

"It's a different land"
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sandysmith

"Newcastle"
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dazherg

"The Toon"
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