Take some time on the Tyne

Newcastle is a compact, friendly city where weekend visitors can fit in culture, fashion, good food and, of course, a night on the town, writes Ruth O'Connor.

27th April, 2013
The skyline of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

If, like me, you're a child of the 1980s, you may be forgiven for thinking that Newcastle is all about coal, brown ale and football - and for believing that, nowadays, it's all fake tan and semi-naked hen parties. In truth, this neat little city on the Tyne offers a whole lot more than Geordie Shore.

This regional capital and university town has a 2,000-year history. Built originally as a Roman settlement, the city of...

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