Newcastle Stag Weekends
Newcastle is one of the top party towns of northern Britain, making it a premier destination for those who want celebrate in style the last nights of a friend’s bachelorhood. Home of the world famous Newcastle Brown Ale, the city has enough activities to keep things interesting during the day and a nightlife that is nearly unmatched.
There are a number of sites to take in around Newcastle, as well as activities to keep things lively.
Be sure to visit the Vampire Rabbit, a gargoyle perched above an office building next to St. Nicholas church. The mysterious statue has blood red pupils, fangs and claws.
The remnants of a Roman fort can be found at Segedunum near the Wallsend Metro.
When it comes to live music, Newcastle has several venues from which to choose, including the Sage Music Centre, Metro Radio Arena and 02 Academy Newcastle. These sites host large acts from around Europe and the world.
Take in a professional rugby, basketball, ice hockey or racing. The Newcastle United football stadium is the fourth largest in the country.
There are several indoor and outdoor tracks available for racing go karts.
Go extreme quad biking through water, mud and down hills.
From casinos to nightclubs and gentlemen’s bars, the Newcastle nightlife has something for everyone. The Tiger Tiger nightclub has six bars, seven themed rooms, a restaurant and a club room. One of Newcastle’s most popular clubs is Bambu, which features a VIP lounge, cocktails and stage dances performing to a mix of dance and R&B music. More carnal tastes can be fulfilled at any of the city’s several lap dancing clubs.
Eating and Drinking
In the last several years, Newcastle has begun to develop a reputation for fine food and attracts some of the best chefs from around the world to prepare dishes. Blackfriar’s Restaurant is located in a 13th century monk’s refectory and features meals made from local ingredients. There are several Spanish, Italian and Asian restaurants. City Vaults has three bars, music, TVs, topless dancers and scantily-clad waitresses. Pizza Express offers several options for pizza, as well as dough balls and pasta.
Getting Around Newcastle
The city is fairly compact so getting around on foot is often the best way to go, though there are also bike lanes available. Public transportation runs the gamut, including buses, taxis and metro lines that run throughout the city and into the suburbs.
Once a center of industry, Newcastle now is known as the place to go for a stag weekend, especially for those in the north of Britain. Its trendy clubs and ample daytime activities ensure a party thrown there will be remembered for years to come.