Local Sights and Attractions
If you’re going to embrace the weekend as a tourist then you might want to head over to the Castle Keep. The grade 1 listed building is open from 10am till 5pm, with last entry at 4:15pm, making this a decent day time activity until the beers start pouring. The ‘Angel of the North’ is another synonymous image of Newcastle, standing 20 metres tall and looking over the Eighton Banks in Gateshead. If you manage to arrive during the warmer months then you could take a plunge and have a relaxing trip to Longsands beach. How can you beat a few beers on the beach with the lads? A little outside of Newcastle, if you’ve got a group of people with cars, you can take a venture over to Hadrian’s Wall, but if that sounds terrible then there are plenty of casinos available throughout Newcastle.