Newcastle accessible travel guide to disabled friendly holidays

For a great holiday in Newcastle

Come for the history, stay for the nightlife! A top-rated nightlife spot and home to multiple cultural and historic sites, Newcastle is a pleasure for all travelers. Accessible Newcastle Holiday Rentals through Handiscover allow you to experience all this great city has to offer with the worry-free holidays you deserve!

Things to Do in Newcastle

Grey Street and Grainger Town
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Explore this dazzling, 19th-century architectural gem where nearly half of the buildings are listed as having historical importance. Travel during the day to shop at independent shops and galleries. Then, come at night to see the gorgeous buildings lit up and to take in a show at the Theatre Royal. The Grainger Market is said to have wide, wheelchair friendly aisles and sell a wide variety of items. The Theatre Royal offers disabled seating for wheelchair users and also free tickets for caregivers.

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
Address: S Shore Rd, Gateshead NE8 3BA, UK
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Housed in a renovated flour mill, the Centre is home to the largest contemporary art collection of its kind in the world. Because of the ever-changing exhibitions and collections, there is always something to see when you come. Accessible toilets and lifts are available on all 6 floors, with the exception of level 5. There is both ramp access to the entrance and also street level access. At the information desk, you can request a scooter, wheelchair or tri-wheel walker along with an information guide with large print. For a full accessibility statement read here:Disabled Access Statement

The Angel of the North
Address: Durham Rd, Low Eighton, Gateshead NE9 6AA, UK
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Standing guard over NewcastleGateshead, this piece of contemporary art measures over 20m high and 54m wide. Snap a picture with this iconic sculpture and learn more about this awe-inspiring piece made from 200 tons of steel! The attraction features full accessibility for the disabled including disabled parking, ramp access, and guide dog allowance.

Accessible Accommodations Newcastle

Enjoy your vacation holidays with self-catering cottages, posh apartments or full-service hotels when you book a stay with Handiscover. With our accessible vacation rentals you and your traveling party can have the extra room and cooking space you need for a comfortable stay. With hotels, apartments and other holiday rental types featuring such things as step free entrances, wheel in showers and hoists Handiscover has an accommodation to fit any disability requirement.

How to Get Around Newcastle

Taxi, bus, car, ferry and train are all options in Newcastle. Generally, public transport in this popular city is disabled-friendly, however, a call ahead is always recommended. Bypass the scheduling issues of public transport by booking a private taxi and driver, the bespoke way to travel!