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Express by Holiday Inn Newcastle City Centre hotel is located in Waterloo Square, just off St James Boulevard. Within just a 5 minute walk you will find Newcastle United Football Club, Telewest Arena, the main shopping district and a whole lot more.

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All about Newcastle

Newcastle upon Tyne lies in the County of Tyne and Wear in northeast England. Newcastle is a busy short break destination and has developed a reputation as a 'party' town at the weekend. The city has several sporting attractions, Premiership football club Newcastle United, the Newcastle Falcons rugby club, Gosforth Park racecourse and the annual Great North Run also attract a large number of visitors into the area. Top local visitor attractions include the Beamish Open Air Museum, The Hancock Museum, the Millennium Bridge, BALTIC and the Laing Art Gallery.

The city's attractions cover all aspects of leisure tourism from sports and music to theatres and heritage, attracting a diverse mix of visitors. Newcastle also serves as an ideal touring base from which to visit the many tourist and leisure attractions in the North East of England.

Newcastle boasts the highest concentration of historic and listed buildings outside of London and Bath, the iconic Tyne Bridge, the Angel of the North, Newcastle Racecourse, some 92 golf courses within an hour of the city, the Gateshead International Stadium, Kingston Park (home to Newcastle Falcons Premier League rugby team), the Theatre Royal which hosts a six week Royal Shakespeare Company season each year and the extensively redeveloped Quayside areas.

Given the variety of leisure attractions in the area, Newcastle is also rapidly becoming established as a European short-break destination.



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