FREE TIME IN NEWCASTLE
A visit to the city of Newcastle at our own leisure to discover two fascinating sides of the same coin: its ancient soul inhabited by Medieval and Victorian castles and buildings, and its modern dynamic one made up of clubs, pubs, museums and cultural centres. A perfect place to have fun and indulge in all kinds of interests.
What we will see
- Newcastle historic city centre: Elegant Victorian buildings, Grey’s monument
- Mosley Street, the first in the world to be lit by electricity in 1881
- Anglican Cathedral and Newcastle Castle
- Historic bridges across the River Tyne
What we will do
- We go for a stroll around Newcastle’s historic city centre where we can admire, among others, elegant Victoria buildings and the Grey Monument, walk along the famous Mosley Street (the first in the world in the world to be it by electricity in 1881) and reach the impressive Anglican Cathedral and Newcastle Castle, inaugurated around 1168 by Henry II and where the city got its name.
- Walking along the banks of the River Tyne we can admire some of the city’s historic bridges including the High Level Bridge and the more recent futuristic Millennium Bridge.
What you need to know
- This excursion does not include a guide, but a map of the city will be handed out.