Newcastle -Upon-Tyne, in Tyne and Wear, is a vibrant city in North East England. Geordie golfers have plenty of choice, with many courses in the area. Make sure to play Slaley Hall during your visit!
Newcastle is one of those cities that is worth visiting once. Much of the city centre dates from the 1830s and has beautifully preserved streets and buildings – especially the collection of streets around the Grey Monument. The Theatre Royal is a gem, and has frequent visits from the RSC.
Newcastle is generally quite a safe city . The index of crime is moderate to low. But it increases last year, especially property crimes such as vandalism and theft. So be sure you lock your doors and cars, park it on guarded parka lots, and do not leave valuables in it.
We can accept walk ins when we have availability, however due to Covid-19 restrictions availability will be limited, we advise you take advantage of a pre booking package.
Anyone wanting to experience Ghetto Golf Newcastle , which has slots available from July 5, can book here .
So why is Newcastle called the Toon ? Toon is due to the Geordie pronunciation of the word “Town”. It is actually the “Town army” pronounced in the Geordie way as the “ Toon Army”, and the media has subsequently labelled the NUFC supporters as the Toon Army.
Newcastle has narrowly missed out on a podium place in a list ranking the most attractive cities in the UK. Edinburgh, London, Bristol all beat the North East city to the medal positions in the study commissioned by the Royal Mail.
Newcastle is a city with a relatively low cost of living . Rent for private accommodation is reasonable and travelling around the city is inexpensive. You can expect your money to go further than in many other UK university cities.
In general The best areas are Gosforth and Jesmond, the worst are Benwell, Scotswood and Cowgate to the West and Walker to the East.
No rougher than any other city I know of. There are ‘ rough areas ‘ such as Benwell or Cruddas Park, but equally there are ‘genteel’ areas such as Jesmond or Ponteland, the latter being where most NUFC footballers tend to live, and even the local rapist is a millionaire.
BLOG – Where Should You Live in Newcastle ? Jesmond. This upmarket area , just outside the city centre, is very popular for people who enjoy vibrant nightlife, exciting eateries, unique boutiques and parks. Gosforth. An affluent district, Gosforth has a very busy shopping centre in the High Street. The City Centre. Quayside.
Newcastle upon Tyne – or simply ‘Newcastle’ as it is most commonly referred to – is one of the most iconic cities in Britain, famous for its industrial heritage, eponymous brown ale, popular nightlife and distinct regional ‘Geordie’ dialect.
listen)), often shortened to simply Newcastle , is the largest city in North East England. It forms the core of the Tyneside conurbation, the eighth most-populous urban area in the United Kingdom. Newcastle is one of the UK Core Cities , as well as part of the Eurocities network of European cities .