The City

The City

Take time to explore our wonderful city while you're here.

Tyne Bridge and Newcastle Quayside at night.

Friendly locals, beautiful architecture and a short Metro journey from the coast, Newcastle is the perfect student city.

It's also a wonderful destination for a weekend break – so much so that it was recently named number one by Rough Guide 2018 in a list of 'places that should be on your radar in 2018'.

The University is in the city centre, and Newcastle is a very compact city, so it's easy to get around and explore. 

Use our map to find your way around.

City tours

See our vibrant city first hand by taking a bus tour.

Bus tours

A ‘hop on, hop off’ City Sightseeing bus tour stops outside King’s Gate building (Google Maps).

  • Present your Open Day programme to purchase tickets at the discounted rate of £6.00 per adult and £5.00 per student
  • Tours run every 30 minutes from 10.30 to 15.00
  • A full tour takes 1 hour
  • Tickets are valid for 24 hours from the time of purchase

Find our more on the City Sightseeing website 

What do see and do

It's worth taking the time to explore the city if you can. Here are just a few ideas of what to see and do, whether you're here for the day or staying overnight.

Book your Open Day place