Newcastle promises to be the greatest weekend in rugby and is hugely popular with visiting fans. With St. James’ Park located right in the heart of the compact city centre, everything is easily accessible before and after the match.

Newcastle is packed with culture, history and heritage, as well as must-see attractions and landmarks. And while you are in Newcastle, as well as enjoying rugby at a world class sporting venue, you can soak up the atmosphere and take advantage of the city’s vibrant nightlife. Newcastle has a wide variety of bars, restaurants and live music venues for fans to enjoy during their stay.

Outside of Newcastle, the region has a stunning coastline which stretches miles into Northumberland in the north and down towards the iconic River Tyne. The surrounding region boasts quaint villages and towns, as well as miles of rolling countryside, green woodland and famous historic landmarks.

For inspiration on what to do in and around Newcastle, go to www.newcastlegateshead.com/things-to-do