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Things to do in Newcastle-under-Lyme

Listed below are all the things to do in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire that we offer through GoBananas. 

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Cocktail Masterclass with Mixed Platters in Hanley

Cocktail Masterclass in Hanley includes a Mixed Platter. You'll be making a variety of cocktails under the able guidance of mixologist.



High Ropes Course in Staffordshire

2 hr guided high rope session in Staffordshire. Each of the courses end with either a zipwire or a 13m power-fan jump. Professional instructors and safety gears included.



Paintball Near Cheshire

Paintball is the most sought after activity, this outdoor sport demands both physical and mental endurance to outwit the opponent.



Supercar Thrill with a Hot Ride in Stafford

Ride in one of the most famous supercars ever made with superb handling in Stafford grounds. Includes safety briefing, £10 voucher for riders and £5 voucher for spectators to spend.



Lamborghini & Rally Subaru Experience in Stafford

2hrs of ride in one of the most successful rally cars ever made through chicanes and hairpins of Stafford. Includes safety briefing. Hold a full manual driving license.



Ferrari & Rally Subaru Experience in Stafford

Drive a red Ferrari in a supercar rally in Stafford or enjoy the cult status of a Subaru. Do 6 laps each in both.



Lamborghini, Rally Subaru & Off Road Experience in Stafford

3hrs of Speed, power and challenge in Stafford. Includes safety briefing and helmets. Driving skills can be tested in the rough terrains. Spectators can attend and enjoy.



Ferrari, Rally Subaru & Off Road Experience in Stafford

Experience the opportunity to drive a Ferrari 360, a Subaru Imprezza and a 4 x 4 Off road vehicle all in a couple of momentous hours.



Supercar Experience (Ferrari vs Lamborghini) in Stafford

2hrs of ride in two of the finest cars ever made Ferrari vs Lamborghini. Includes safety briefing and equipments. Hold a full manual driving license.



Supercar Rally Combinations (Ferrari, Lamborghini & Rally Subaru Experience) in Stafford

Enjoy a Ferrari & Lamborghini Experience in a 3 hour rally experience which allows you to hit the wheels of some of the best super cars on earth. 6 safety laps driving.



Rally Driving Experience in Stafford

2 hours and 30 minutes of Rally Driving Experience, where you will be driving one of the World Rally Championship winnings cars. Onsite catering and free mini bus trips available.



Zorbing South of Manchester- Harness for 1

Roll down the scenic hill of Manchester at a speed of 30-35mph. Includes experts for help and all equipments. Have to be barefoot and remove all jewellery.



Aqua Zorbing in Manchester South for 1

Rolling ends in splash of pool after a giant washing machine effect in Manchester. Includes filming with an Aqua SphereCam and expert guidance. Guaranteed safety.



Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire – of shops and nightclubs

Most of us shop at the places we visit but what if there is a place we can visit just to shop? Newcastle-under-Lyme is one such location which can only be described as a paradise for shopaholics. Though, the town was known for its manufacturing capabilities in the 18th and 19th centuries, there has been a strong shift during the 20th and 21st centuries, after the introduction of the Castle Walk. Countless shops, entertainment centres, art and craft showrooms adorn the new street. The town is also a haven for bars and clubs and boasts of a great nightlife.

Getting to Newcastle-under-Lyme

The M6 motorway in the south and west and the A500 in the north and east connect the town to various cities outside like Birmingham and Manchester while the A34 connects it to London. The Bus station in the town centre is convenient for transport within and outside the town. Though the town does not have any railway station, it is in close proximity to the Stoke-on-Trent railway station.

Must Sees

Newcastle-under-Lyme is predominantly a shopping and market centre but there are few attractions in town that are worth checking out. The town is home to numerous lush and stunning parks that are a feast for the eyes. If you are looking to have a great time out with your family, the Queen’s Gardens near the Ironmarket which is the recipient of Horticultural Excellence award and the Brampton Park which houses an art gallery and museum are must sees.

The New Vic Theatre, located outside the Town Centre offers numerous plays, classic, contemporary musical performances and concerts. The Borough Museum and Art Gallery throws a spotlight on the history of the place while also hosting art exhibitions featuring works from local and national artists.

Sports activities

Oddly, for a market town, it has a significant number of sports and athletics clubs. From football ( ) and cricket to rugby, it boasts of quite a few high-end clubs. Cycle Staffordshire organizes many cycling events and there are numerous Golf courses in Kidsgrove, Keele and Westlands.

Shop till you drop

Dating back to the 12th century, the markets in Newcastle-under-Lyme called ‘The Stones’ are open 6 days a week.  These markets are home to over 80 stalls covering products like clothing, farmers market for fresh produce, antiques and other collectibles, furniture and more, available at economical prices. 

From jewellers and boutiques to computers, gaming and music, from furniture and carpets to books, your feet will tire from walking into stores.

Hotels and Nightlife

The Borough Arms Hotel ( ) is one of the oldest hotels in the region with history dating back to the 18th Century. If you are looking for a more family atmosphere, the Graythwaite Guest House with its Victorian look and homely food is a great choice. For a more contemporary choice you can pick the Holiday Inn on Clayton Road.

Newcastle-under-Lyme is known for its nightlife, Blakey’s Cafe Bar, Revolution & Revolucion De Cuba, Old Brown Jug, The Rigger, The Full Moon and Rare Newcastle are some of the hotspots for a great night out with your friends.

Newcastle-under-Lyme gives a new meaning to shopping and fun, join the town for a great time out with live music and shop till your feet say stop. 

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