Christmas is an expensive time of year, but don’t worry we’ve put together 3 top recommendations on things that take place in Newcastle over the festive period.
Ice Skating at Centre Of Life
Every year, Times Square in Newcastle opens their Ice Rink to the public hitting all the festive feels! The rink opens in November and stretches through until January. With music and Christmas lights, grab your mates and make a day of it! With the rink open every day apart from Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day, there’s plenty of time to get the practice in!
Break up your shopping trips with our fantastic Christmas market, with a wide range of handmade gifts, gourmet foods from across Europe which include waffles, cheese, meats and churros! Head over to Monument usually opening around November, keep your eyes peeled for confirmed dates! With the newly opened Stack leisure park open around the corner, it’s a great day out with friends or family with a range of bars, coffee shops, delis and restaurants.
Fenwick’s Window Display
Newcastle’s highly anticipated window display unveils at Fenwick’s department store on Northumberland street each year which gathers a high volume of crowds. With a different theme each year, the window display draws attraction for it’s fine detailing and custom-made sets. Make sure you keep an eye out for a confirmed date, which usually lands around early November. It’s a great way to kickstart the festivities!
So, there you have it, here are our top reasons to visit Newcastle in the lead up to Christmas! If you're in the Jesmond area, pop in to Mansons and say hello... we're based just off Osborne Road on Holly Avenue West!