This week’s post is on things to do in Newcastle if you’re student. We’ve compiled a list of some of Newcastle’s most iconic buildings, museums and sculptures, so you can see the city in all its splendour, have fun and learn something about the city you’re living in now. Read on and see which one you’d like to visit first.
The Gate on Newgate Street has numerous venues for films, drinks, kids Clubs and food, there’s so much to do and all situated within the same place. There’s plenty of parking space so don’t worry about where you’ll leave the car.
The Discovery Museum
If you love history or archaeology then this may be the venue to head for. It was opened at the end of the 19th century at Blandford House and is now one of Newcastle’s most famous buildings. It became a museum towards the end of the 1970s and relaunched as a Discovery Museum in 1993.
The Stand Comedy Club
A famous comedy venue, The Stand Up Comedy Club has venues in Edinburgh and Glasgow as well as Newcastle. It’s a great place if you love comedy and there’s plenty of excellent acts booked here nightly for you to enjoy.
Jesmond Dene is a narrow-wooded valley where you can relax and unwind to get away from the madding crowd. Leave the city behind and relax, enjoy and admire the exotic trees, woodland birds and other notable wildlife.
The Victorian Tunnel
A tunnel which runs beneath the city, the Victorian tunnel is an attraction which comes with a certificate of excellence and five stars from Trip Advisor. It was built in the mid-19th century for the transportation of coal, it’s now open for guided tours only.
Tynemouth station is a great place to find a bargain with a number of market stalls on both sides of the platform, it offers shelter via a glass roof, so you can shop for as long as you like.
The Biscuit Factory
This was once a Victorian warehouse and now houses gallery space for fine art, prints, sculpture and jewellery. There are 4 exhibitions a year, all worth visiting and at each one they represent over 200 artists giving them exposure to a Scottish and international audience, if you love art, then you’ll love The Biscuit Factory.
We hope you enjoyed our comprehensive post on places to visit in Newcastle if you’re a student. Enjoy your time here, it’s a wonderful city with so much to see and do.