Constructed during the Crimean War to protect the city from possible invasion, this recently restored fort, perched high above Newcastle...
Customs House Hotel
The shaded courtyard is a great spot for an afternoon bevvy; inside the bar is all polished floorboards, low-lying banquettes and...
Locals love this laid-back place for its fish and chips, burgers and old-fashioned milkshakes. Takeaway or eat in at one of the rickety...
Nobby's Head information
Originally an island, this headland at the entrance to Newcastle’s harbour was joined to the mainland by a stone breakwater built by convicts between 1818 and 1846; many of those poor souls were lost to the wild seas during its construction. The walk along the spit towards the lighthouse and meteorological station is exhilarating, with waves crashing about your ears and joggers jostling your elbows.