Destination guide

Travel to artsy Newcastle-upon-Tyne

The area's theater scene and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. This welcoming city is known for its sporting events, bars and shopping. Castle Keep and Quayside are just a couple of the must-sees. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Newcastle-upon-Tyne has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blue Reef Aquarium (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • The Gate (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • City of Newcastle Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Birtley Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Wet 'n' Wild Water Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Beamish Adventure Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Exhibition Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Saltwell Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • WWT Washington Wetland Centre (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Herrington Country Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Longsands Beach (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 32.3 mi (52 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Manors Station or Newcastle Central Station and explore the city from there. Walk to nearby metro transportation at South Gosforth Station or Newcastle Airport Station if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Newcastle upon Tyne?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 813 house rentals around Newcastle upon Tyne. From 243 Condos/Apartments to 358 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Newcastle upon Tyne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Newcastle upon Tyne. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Castle Keep: 653 home rentals
  • Newcastle-upon-Tyne Civic Centre: 628 home rentals
  • Newcastle Information Centre: 653 home rentals
  • Rising Sun Country Park: 647 home rentals
  • City of Newcastle Golf Club: 668 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Newcastle upon Tyne listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Newcastle upon Tyne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 243 Condos/Apartments in Newcastle upon Tyne. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Newcastle upon Tyne include:

  • Houses: 358 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 188 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 188 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Newcastle upon Tyne?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation homes with pool available in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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