Newcastle upon Tyne, often shortened to Newcastle is a city and metropolitan borough of Tyne and Wear, in North East England. The city grew as an important centre for the wool trade and it later became a major coal mining area. The city today is largely a business and cultural centre, with a particular reputation for nightlife. Among its main icons are Newcastle Brown Ale, a leading brand of beer, Newcastle United F.C., a Premier League football team, and the Tyne Bridge. It has hosted the world's most popular half marathon, the Great North Run since 1981.
Grainger Street is the gateway to places such as Bigg Market and Grey's Monument.View Grainger Street
Grey's Monument is a monument to Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey built in 1838 in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. View Grey's Monument
Northumberland Street is Newcastle's main shopping street and is one of the cities main pedestrian shopping areas.View Northumberland Street
Old Eldon Square is the home of Charles Hartwell's bronze equestrian memorial.View Old Eldon Square
The Gate is a 3 storey complex dedicated to having a big night out. Packed with restaurants, bars and clubs you can do a 'crawl' and not even leave the building.View The Gate