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17 Reasons You Need To Study In Newcastle

Newcastle is one of the best student cities in the UK! Known for its vibrant nightlife, incredible architecture, fantastic shopping and the famous ‘Geordie Spirit’.

It’s a vibrant city that has something to suit all tastes but if you still need convincing – here’s a list of 17 great sights and experiences Newcastle and the surrounding area has to offer!

1. Eat pizza with a roller skating horse called Herbie!

The Herb Garden

The Herb Garden

2. Get your tan on at the quayside seaside

Tyneside Seaside

Quayside Seaside

3. Go on a Space Invader hunt

Space Invaders

Space Invaders are dotted around the city. Image by Jim Stanton (Link via Flickr:

4. Enjoy outdoor ice skating

Centre for Life’s annual open-air ice rink

Centre for Life’s annual open-air ice rink

5. Go ghost hunting in a castle 

Castle Keep

Castle Keep

6. Watch world class sport 

St.James park

St.James’ Park

7. Take a walk down the country’s prettiest shopping street

Grey Street

Grey Street

8. Make friends with some cows in the city

Town Moor

Town Moor Park – Image by Fuad Al Ansari (Link via Flickr:

9. Head down to the farm 

Ouseburn Farm

Ouseburn Farm within walking distance of the Uni

10. Take a trip to China Town

China Town

China Town

11. Go deeper underground

Victoria tunnel

Victoria Tunnel – Image by Phil Thirkell (Link via Flickr:

12. Walk like a Roman

Hadrians Wall

Hadrian’s Wall

13. Witness a fairy tale Christmas 

Newcastle’s Fenwick’s Christmas window

14. Drink tea at midnight

Quilliam Brothers Tea House

Quilliam Brothers’ Tea House on campus

15.Watch a film art deco style 

Tyneside Cinema

Tyneside Cinema – Image by Sam Judson (Link via Flickr:

16. Get a head for heights 

The View From Grey's Monument

The View From Grey’s Monument

17. Check out Boulevard / Pink Triangle



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