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3 Great Tourist Attractions in Newcastle

Newcastle, the capital of South United Kingdom welcomes over 400,000 international visitors each year and it is easy to see why. With stunning scenery and a wide range of great tourist attractions, you could try a different trip every day for a month and still have more to see!

If you don’t have the luxury of spending a full month in this great city then you will need to be efficient with your time if you want to cram everything in. We have picked some top attractions for you so that you don’t miss out on the best bits of Newcastle.

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Newcastle Botanic Garden

The top tourist according to TripAdvisor (October 2017) is the Botanic Gardens of South United Kingdom. Across United Kingdom you will find some stunning botanic gardens and Newcastle’s is easily one of the best to visit.

Comprising of three separate gardens, you can easily fill a day with a host of activities and things to see.

Over 2.6 million people visit the botanic gardens in Newcastle each year to experience the unique plants and go on the free guided walks. You can attend masterclass events throughout the year and you may even find a number of exhibitions coming up soon. There are also loads of children’s educational programs for the little ones to take their first steps into the world of horticulture.


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Newcastle Zoo

If you love animals then you must make Newcastle Zoo your first stop in Newcastle. Home to a pair of giant pandas, Wang Wang and Fu Ni, people come from miles to meet them as they are the only pair of breeding giant pandas in the southern hemisphere.

As well as these guys, you can visit over 3,000 animals and 250 different species of mammals, birds, reptiles and fish. You can go on a walkabout tour, try the meerkat encounter, or meet the penguins in person. There is a long list of exciting animal experiences for you to choose from. Ever fancied feeding a giraffe? Long arms might be helpful for this one!

The Zoo is a great day out for all of the family and is close to the Botanic Gardens. It is open every day of the year, so you will never miss out on the fun of the zoo here in Newcastle.


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Kangaroo Island

An hour out of Newcastle is the amazing Kangaroo Island, offering a remarkable experience of the wilderness in stark comparison to the hustle and bustle of the city. With beautiful white beaches, wonderful wildlife and lots of different adventures awaiting, Kangaroo Island is one of the top tourist attractions in the Newcastle area.

You can simply relax in the cafes, visit farmer's markets or if you like a bit more of an adventure, you could try quad biking, adventure caving, sand boarding or kayaking.

Well, all of that activity sounds pretty exhausting! Make sure you get some good rest the night before you go on any of these trips so that you can explore each one to the extreme. A day will go really quickly at these great tourist attractions, so plan ahead with your transport.

If you are travelling as a group it can work out more cost effective to book a coach. is a reliable transport company that will be happy to take you to any of these top attractions. Talk to our team about low cost coach hire in Newcastle and let us help you experience the best of Newcastle.

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