Where to go in October Half-Term 2020
There is so much on our doorstep right here in Newcastle. With so much to see, Crowne Plaza Newcastle would like to welcome you to our family-friendly hotel, which you can use as a base to explore our amazing city.
Save money on your stay
We have created the incredible hotel room offer to save you money and give you more flexibility when you come and stay with us.
Something for a rainy day
The Life Science Centre is the home of Science in Newcastle. Based in the International Centre for Life, the award-winning facility is a great day out for the family. At the Life Centre, you can expect to explore, learn and create.
Perfect for all ages, the Life Centre is a must-see attraction for all trips to Newcastle. Exploring the Life Centre has never been easier – situated on our doorstep, it is less than a 5 minute walk from the hotel!
Distance from hotel: only a 5-minute walk.
The Discovery Museum is a science museum and local history museum situated in Blandford Square in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It displays many exhibits of local history, including the ship, Turbinia.
Distance from hotel: only a 10-minute walk.
An outdoor adventure
Beamish Museum is an open-air museum located at Beamish in County Durham, England. The museum’s guiding principle is to preserve an example of everyday life in urban and rural North East England at the climax of industrialisation in the early 20th century.
The museum has received a number of awards since it opened to visitors in 1972 and has been influential on other living museums. It is an educational resource, and also helps to preserve some traditional north-country and rare livestock breeds.
Distance from hotel: only a 20-minute drive.
Jesmond Dene is a wonderful, historic park in the heart of suburban Newcastle. The Dene is formed from the Ouseburn’s steep-sided, wooded valley which is a peaceful haven for residents, visitors and wildlife alike. Located between Jesmond, Heaton and South Gosforth, the dene is easily accessible via all forms of transport.
Distance from hotel: only a 10-minute drive.
Book your stay today
There is no better time to get outdoors and experience the magic on your doorstep. If you have any questions or would like us to book the best package for your stay, please get in touch on 0191 562 3333 or leave us an enquiry.