Kids Days Out In Newcastle
About Newcastle- Newcastle is a city in Tyne and Wear, England, historically part of the English county of Northumberland. The city lies on the banks of the River Tyne. The city owes its name to the Norman castle built in 1080, by Robert II of Normandy, the eldest son of William the Conqueror. In large parts, Newcastle still retains a medieval street layout. Narrow alleys or 'chares', most of which can only be traversed by foot, still exist in abundance, particularly on the riverside.
Shopping - There are several major shopping areas in Newcastle city centre. The largest of these is the Eldon Square Shopping Centre. The main shopping street in the city is Northumberland Street was once ranked as the most expensive shopping street in the UK for rent, outside of London also the largest indoor shopping centre in Europe, the MetroCentre, is located in Gateshead.
Things to do - Newcastle has a reputation for being a fun-loving city with many bars, restaurants and nightclubs. More recently, Newcastle has become popular as a destination for days out. Newcastle was in the top ten of the country's top night spots.