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Newcastle

Perfect for students and the working person, the city centre is a hustling centre for shops, businesses, arts and sciences offering a range of attractions and entertainment.

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Dunston (2.2 miles)

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Heworth (2.8 miles)

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The area in depth

Famous for the River Tyne in which it gets its name, the quayside boasts many bridges including the Millennium Bridge, Tyne Bridge, Swing Bridge and High Level Bridge. The area has hundreds of shops and restaurants, making it a lively to live. The city is home to two major Universities, Northumbria and Newcastle University, which attracts thousands of students many of whom are from international countries making the city diversley cultural. With three easily accessible Metro stations and two major bus stations in the city centre, the commute to surrounding areas is very convinient.
Looking for information on local schools? From Ofsted ratings to catchment areas take a look at our useful Guide to Schools.
Newcastle has hundreds of widely diverse restaurants, cafes and food shops on every street and corner. Grey Street and the alleys that run adjacent to it house an abundance of elegant restaurants if you're in the mood for an equisite meal, while other areas such as Bigg Market, The Gate and Northumberland Street are perfect for a quick bite with friends or somewhere cozy to sit and relax with a coffee for hours. Grainger Market is a vibrate market located just opposite the iconic Monument and features over 100 vendors selling meat, produce and home cooked food.
Located in the heart of the city is Eldon Leisure Centre, providing a state of the art gym, fitness classes, badminton, football and squash courts, indoor rock climbing, tea dances, bowling centre, and climbing jungle soft play for children. Not to mention the plenty of gyms and entertainment facilities dotted around the city. Going to watch Newcastle United play at St James Park or visiting an art gallery or theatre are just a few ways to fill your day in the city centre. Lots of choice to stay active or for a day of family fun.
Hadrian's Wall is one of the largest Roman artefacts that is still standing today. It is 73 miles long and is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Newcastle's Bridge's aren't just famous for their beauty and size, but their individual achivements. Millennium Bridge was the world's first bridge that can pivot sideways so that boats can go through; Swing Bridge pioneered the use of hydroelectric power; High Level Bridge was the first bridge to ever combine rail and road, and it is said that Tyne Bridge inspired Australia's Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Newcastle and surrounding areas (NE1 Postcode):

  • City Centre
  • Grainger Town
  • Ouseburn

NE4 Postcode:

  • Fenham
  • Benwell
  • Elswisk
  • Leazes
  • Arthurs Hill
  • Nuns Moor

NE5 Postcode:

  • Cowgate
  • Blakelaw
  • Denton
  • Westerhope
  • Whorlton Grange
  • Chapel Park
  • Callerton

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