Get to know the charming city of Newcastle
Located in the northeast of England, Newcastle is just over 150 km from Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. A wealth of modern architecture along with a rich history, offers the perfect mix of old and new, making the city even more charming. The city is home to Newcastle and Northumbria universities, and this gives it that young and vibrant atmosphere that university cities have.
Have you ever imagined studying English in a city with a castle and a host of medieval buildings?
The city has so much history, beautiful cathedrals and of course its very own castle, which named the city. Newcastle has so much to offer and is the perfect place for your English programme.
Nightlife in Newcastle
If you are looking for a young-minded, busy nightlife in Newcastle you will find it all. Home to two world-renowned universities, it attracts students from all over the world so the atmosphere at night is very busy. The nightlife in Newcastle is famous all over Britain for its clubs and bars and many are concentrated in the famous Bigg Market area.
Sights and cultural life
Like many of the great cities in Europe, Newcastle has a rich history and cultural life. It is home to both the science and history museum and the natural history museum full of fascinating artefacts from ancient civilizations, as well as a contemporary art centre that hosts exhibitions and events throughout the year.
The good news is that all museums and galleries have free admission so offer a cheap but very rewarding day out.
Days out you don’t want to miss
There is so much to see in the city of Newcastle. A stroll along the quayside offers a bustling atmosphere and a selection of restaurants and cafes with a craft and food fair every Sunday. Next, cross the Millennium Bridge where only pedestrians and cyclists are allowed. There are great far-reaching views across the city. You can also visit the famous Newcastle Castle, dating back to the 1200s. Football fans shouldn’t miss a visit to St James Park, Newcastle United Football Club’s stadium. Newcastle really does have something to offer everyone.
Learning English in Newcastle
International House Newcastle (IH Newcastle) is part of 160 language schools around the world that make up the International House World Organisation. The school celebrated it’s 40th anniversary in 2018. IH Newcastle is situated right in the city centre, only a short walk from student residences and all the attractions this charming city has to offer.
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