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THE NEWCASTLE TOUR
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THE WAY IN

A seldom seen view
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from the Byker wall

With Newcastle situated on the North East coast there are two major roads into the city, a good rail link, and the airport, not forgetting the river.
 
 
Arriving by air
The airport is at the north of the city, with two hotels to cater for your needs. To get into the town centre you will have to take the bus, taxi or metro. These are all available at the airport terminus buildings.
 
By rail
This will bring you in via the Central Station on the south of the city.  There are a variety of hotels in this part of the town, the County Hotel being the nereast, just over the road.
 
By car
 There are two major roads to the city.  The A1 from the north and south and the A69 from Carlise/Hexham.  You will have to leave the A1 when arriving from the north.  There are a number of exits from the south - take the Gateshead exit then follow the signs.
 
By bus
This will take you directly into the city to Gallowgate Bus Station on the west of the town, just opposite St. James Park, Newcastle United's football ground.
 
By the river
Turn into the Tyne and follow it to Newcastle.

The River
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TRANSPORT YOURSELF HERE TO GET A MAP OF NEWCASTLE

Grays monument
the monument
A central place to meet

Once you have arrived in Newcastle getting around the local area is made so easy with the integrated transport system. The most popular transport is the Metro, just look for the M sign. Now  we can travel all the way to the City of Sunderland on the Metro. We tried it, it was a lot safer than taking the car and just as quick.