Newcastle is a city in Tyne and Wear northeast of England. With London to the south, Edinburgh to the north and the North Sea to the east, Newcastle is a commercial hub and center of arts and culture and popular turn-around port city for cruise ships.
The city lies on the northern bank of the River Tyne comprising commercial docks for car carriers, bulk and container ships, RoRo ferries and cruise ships. At North Shields is the Newcastle International Passenger Cruise Terminal. The cruise terminal is 8 miles away to downtown Newcastle and 15 miles to Newcastle International Airport. Serving ships coming into port from international voyages, Port of Tyne is Newcastle’s gateway to countries around Europe and to the rest of the world.
One of UK’s spots in engineering marvels, Newcastle is the site of the historic and iconic Tyne Bridge. Opened in 1928, Tyne Bridge is a through arch bridge over the River Tyne connecting Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead.
Home to Newcastle United football club, Newcastle is a diverse city marked by so much life and activity. From lively night party scene to culture and arts exhibits, Newcastle offers range of entertainments to make ones visit in the city never boring.