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Fun Facts About Newcastle

The first Greggs bakery opened in Newcastle in 1951

Lucozade was born out of a small chemist’s in Newcastle, and originally called ‘Glocosade’

Ever travelled by train? Then you owe a debt to Geordie hero George Stephenson, the ‘Father of Railways’. He built the first inter-city railway line.

Any fans of Mr Bean? You can thank the Toon. Actor Rowen Atkinson was born in Newcastle

Fancy a Night Out?

Newcastle is famous for its Nightlife, whether you’re out for a quiet one, looking to hear some live music or partying like you have no exams tomorrow, there’s something for everyone.

Just on your doorstop is Nancy’s Bordello a 2 minute walk away from Garth Heads and a popular student bar with fantastic food and cocktails.

If you’re looking for a trendy ale and trendier haircuts, check out Quayside. You’ll find BrewDog, try the Punk IPA, and The Redhouse for pie and pints! A bit further out is the Pitcher and Piano with stunning views of Quayside. They also have the Cluny, an intimate live music venue and bar.

For the Geordie Shore experience check out the Diamond Strip located in the centre of town. Home of the stylish Tokyo, Perdu and Tup Tup Palace. Experiencing some North East famous cold weather? Head to The Gate, an indoor hub of bars and casinos.

Food for Thought

Fed up of Noodles and beans?

Dip into the student loan and grab a taste of what Newcastle has to offer.

Fat Hippo – Cheap food and only an 8 minute walk away from Garth Heads? Yes please

Barrio Comida – Veggie Friendly and a 6 minute walk away, excellent Latin American food

Fez Food – Lunch on the run? Look no further, stylish Turkish cuisine while on the go and only 10 minutes from Garth Heads!


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