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The theatrical area of Newcastle-upon-Tyne awaits your stay

The area's theatre scene and entertainment are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the sporting events, bars and shopping. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Newcastle-upon-Tyne has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wet 'n' Wild Water Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • The Marsden Grotto (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Karting North East (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Diggerland (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • De Vere Slaley Hall Spa (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
  • Macdonald Linden Hall Golf Course (21.1 mi / 34 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Leazes Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Jesmond Dene Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Northumberlandia (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Longsands Beach (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Herrington Country Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Seaton Sluice Beach (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Durham (MME-Teesside Intl.), which is 32.5 mi (52.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Manors Station or Newcastle Central Station and explore the city from there. You can get around Newcastle-upon-Tyne by jumping on the metro at Manors Station, Monument Station or Central Station.

What are the top holiday rentals in or near Newcastle-upon-Tyne?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now that's to get away. It's time to pack your bags and head to one of these top holiday rentals in or near Newcastle-upon-Tyne:

  • Around 45 miles from the centre of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, you'll find it hard to resist "Situated In The Heart Of The Village". It has 3 bedrooms and a range of conveniences like a blender and cable/satellite TV services.
  • Alternatively, make your home away from home at "Beautiful Modern Lakeland Cottage With Private Hot Tub". Located around 55 miles from the heart of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, it has 2 bedrooms and features WiFi and off-street parking options.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Newcastle-upon-Tyne holiday rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Newcastle-upon-Tyne?

You'll find some character-filled log cabins to rent in and around Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Enjoy the rustic cabin experience while holidaying in nature at one of these popular properties:

  • "Lakeside Log Cabin With Hot Tub Overlooking The Water" will help ensure your Newcastle-upon-Tyne getaway is everything you hoped it would be. With amenities such as a lake view and pet-friendly services to make things easy, all you've got to do is sit back and enjoy yourself.
  • Invite your best friends along or settle in with your sweetheart at "Pet Friendly Log Cabin With Hot Tub". An indoor pool and pet-friendly services are just some of the many conveniences included at this sought-after option.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in or near Newcastle-upon-Tyne?

If you've been busier than an ant at a picnic lately, you deserve to get away for a few blissful days. Leave the office early on Friday and head for one of these weekend getaways in or near Newcastle-upon-Tyne:

  • Find some peace at "Listed Stone Built Folly With Original Gothic Features". Located about 16 miles to the southeast of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, this escape has everything you need for a chilled out stay, including a barbecue grill and internet services.
  • "Barn Conversion C/w Hot Tub, Available 24" is another popular option to consider. It's around 11 miles to the west of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and comes with an oven, off-street parking options and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Newcastle-upon-Tyne?

Enjoy a taste of the culture of Newcastle-upon-Tyne from the comfort and privacy of a studio apartment. Whether you're planning to take a break on your own or have some fun with pals, you'll find the perfect studio apartment in and around Newcastle-upon-Tyne:

  • Make "Beautiful Self - Contained Lodge In The Heart Of Weardale" your home for a few days or more. This wonderful holiday rental comes with amenities including a firepit and an iron and ironing board.
  • "Heron Cottage" Walkers Paradise And Pet Friendly" is another top choice. Make yourself at home and enjoy the use of a barbecue grill, an iron and ironing board and more.

There are many highlights around Newcastle-upon-Tyne to put on your must-do list. Feed the culture lover in you by visiting The Stables Theatre and National Bowl.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Newcastle-upon-Tyne?

Short-term rentals aren't hard to find in and around Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Chill out for the weekend in a luxury cabin, a budget apartment or a spacious house. Whatever type of holiday rental you're looking for, you'll find the right place with Vrbo. These are a few of our favourites:

  • Located close to the heart of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, "Stunning Whitby Penthouse Apartment With Abbey View - 2 Bedroom Luxury Apartment" is a terrific base for a short and sweet break. While you're in the area, make sure you visit top sights like Daventry Country Park and Manor Farm Shop.
  • Hop out of bed, enjoy a coffee and then begin planning what to see around "Charming Quiet Barn Conversion Near The Sea At Budle Bay". Swift Valley Country Park and Rugby School should be on your itinerary if you stay at this top-rated rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Newcastle-upon-Tyne?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend trip. If you're longing to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your sweetie, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Newcastle-upon-Tyne that will set your heart aflutter:

  • Put on some soothing music and chill together at "Rachael’s Rest, Cosy Comfortable Home From Home". Around 25 miles from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, this property has everything you could want for a romantic weekend away, including a fireplace and a music library.
  • Alternatively, spend a few blissful days drinking wine and canoodling at "Beautiful Self - Contained Lodge In The Heart Of Weardale", around 20 miles from Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Massage services and beauty services will help set the mood.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Newcastle-upon-Tyne?

You'll find some magnificent mansions for rent in and around Newcastle-upon-Tyne. If you're searching for somewhere spacious with that extra wow factor, these stunners will not disappoint:

  • Situated around 1 mile to the south of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, "Moors Grand Mansion In Gateshead For Large Groups" is the place to go to put your feet up in the lap of luxury. Amenities on offer here include a fireplace and a garden.
  • Another popular option is "Stunning Listed Mansion House - Healey Hall". Approximately 16 miles to the west of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, this opulent holiday rental is the crème-de-la-crème of style and character and comes with a fireplace, a garden and more.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in or near Newcastle-upon-Tyne?

Roughly 0.1 miles northwest of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Newcastle City Centre is a terrific spot to rent a house for a weekend. Spend Saturday exploring the local sights and then Sunday simply relaxing. Jesmond is another favourite place for a weekend escape. It's located 1 mile north of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in or near Newcastle-upon-Tyne?

Share your holiday and have more fun. Whether you're organising an action-packed getaway with your besties or a big family get-together, you'll have your pick of large group holiday rentals in and near Newcastle-upon-Tyne:

  • Offering comfort, space and privacy, you'll get everyone's nod of approval at "Beautifully Presented 6 Bed 5 And A Half Bath House". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 6 bedrooms, a garden and a kitchen. You'll find it around 2 miles to the northwest of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
  • Nothing takes priority over hanging out with the people you love, and "Countryside Retreat 6 Minutes From Newcastle" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 3 miles to the southwest of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, as many as 12 guests can stay in this holiday rental which has 5 bedrooms. A fireplace and a kitchen are among the many amenities you'll have at hand.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Newcastle-upon-Tyne?

A pool is often a must-have amenity when choosing where to spend your holiday, particularly if you've got kids in tow. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Newcastle-upon-Tyne and spend your days splashing around:

  • Pack your swim gear and make a booking at "Hamilton House - 35% Off Long Stays". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including towels and a smart TV.
  • "Beautifully Presented 6 Bed 5 And A Half Bath House" is the type of place you go to get away from the everyday and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. A toaster and a dishwasher are also on hand to make your visit nice and comfy.

Newcastle-upon-Tyne has an oceanic climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 50null and 65null. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit! Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Newcastle-upon-Tyne holiday rental and organise your getaway for whatever season you like.

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