You just can’t beat a hearty Sunday lunch and there is ALWAYS room for dessert afterwards! Treat yourself to a good old traditional Sunday lunch at Macdonald Linden Hall Golf & Country Club and they will treat you! Throughout the month of February 2017 dessert is offered complimentary when purchasing two covers at their award-winning Dobson Restaurant.
Forget the January blues - it's time to fill up your diary with events, exhibitions, great foodie nights out and much more that will keep you busy in NewcastleGateshead in 2017. Don't miss out on all of this...
As you read this, you will no doubt be surrounded by piles of presents and chocolates, racking your brains for the different ways to serve leftover turkey. We hope you all had a very merry Christmas and whether you’re enjoying a well-earned rest with your feet up in front of The Bake Off Christmas Special and eating yet another mince pie or have decided to hit the sales… here are some great ways to entertain visiting relatives, restless children and avoid cabin fever between Christmas and New Year.
Along with London and Edinburgh, NewcastleGateshead provides one of the best backdrops for New Year's Eve fireworks in the UK. Newcastle was also voted the Guardian and Observer Travel Awards' favourite UK city. Don’t just read about how good a visit would be, come and see for yourself and welcome in 2017 the Geordie way. Read on for our recommendations on how to have a fun-filled New Year's Eve break in NewcastleGateshead.
Shopping is a great excuse for a city break any time of the year but when Christmas approaches, it brings a whole list of reasons to get on a train and make a weekend of it. Write your Christmas shopping list, gather together your friends or pack your partner's suitcase and head to NewcastleGateshead. These are our recommendations for where to shop, where to stay, where to eat and where to drink.
Christmas can be a romantic time but it's also a time with a lot of distractions. Christmas cards to send, work nights out to survive, Home Alone and Elf to watch... These are our recommendations for how to get away from all of that festive busy-ness for one weekend so you can enjoy the pre-Christmas build up with the one person you most want to enjoy it with.
Black Friday is looming and the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping is definitely hotting up. Fear not, we’ve found you some brilliant, alternative Christmas gift ideas that don’t involve elbowing your way to the checkout or queuing from the crack of dawn. Surprise your friends, family and other halves with something a bit different this Christmas time and explore what NewcastleGateshead has to offer in 2017 at the same time!
*Updated* Halloween. Tick. Bonfire Night. Tick. Embrace it... Christmas is next on the list and it's never too early to book a date in the diary with Santa - he's a busy man after all! He'll be popping up at many a fair, market and event across NewcastleGateshead so make sure you're on your best behaviour! Take a look at where you can find Father Christmas this festive season.
Remember, remember the 5th of November… well how could you forget? Bonfire Night has nearly arrived so practice your ooohs and ahhhhs and dig out your mittens, you’re spoilt for choice across NewcastleGateshead. Whether you are looking for fireworks against the backdrop of the stunning North East coastline or really want to find somewhere with an ACTUAL bonfire, here are some suggestions for firework displays that will blow your thermal socks off. For the real Firework Night fanatic, you could even go on a four-evening extravaganza!