Fly Direct to Newcastle
Get your city break to Newcastle off to a perfect start and enjoy close airport parking with short walks to the terminal. You’ll also love the relaxed atmosphere at Shannon - no congestion and no hassle guaranteed!
Just a short flight from Shannon, Newcastle upon Tyne is a university city on the River Tyne in northeast England. Formely a major shipbuilding and manufacturing hub during the Industrial Revolution, the city is now a centre of business, arts and sciences. Whether you want to explore the Quayside, take in the fine architecture on Grey Street or discover the insights into the industrial past, Newcastle has it all on it's doorstep!
When you land
Find yourself just 15 minutes away from the vibrant city life of the Northeast.
Things to do
Newcastle is a lively place, with a lot of variety available when it comes to finding things to see and do. The old city centre manages to blend modernity and heritage peaking interests for all age groups and city break travellers. The result is some of the most beautiful streets in the UK, lined with shops, markets, galleries, theatres, pubs, and more.
Find idyllic scenes in an up-and-coming area along Jesmond, enjoy great views on the roof top tour of St. James' Park, doscover the seven bridges of Newcastle and explore the building that gave the city it's name in Newcastle Castle!
Newcastle has a long history of invention and innovation. The Life Science Centre draws on this heritage to bring the steam age and space age to life.
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