Newcastle has got tons of places where you can enjoy a cute first date. There are several cafes and restaurants spread across the city, from the most ancient areas of Grainger town, to the modern scenes of the Newcastle Quayside. The city also has interesting museums and theatres for fancy and romantic dates. Check out these best first date spots in Newcastle!
1.Baltic Contemporary Art
The Baltic is a well-known contemporary art museum which hosts temporary shows by different artists. It is a cool and relaxing place for a first day. It is also known to be the UK’s largest dedicated contemporary art institution. The entrance is free there will be no need to break the bank on a first date. It is also good to spend the day in surrounded by contemporary art.
Jesmond Dene is a beautiful wooded valley with a dreamy scene over a winding river. This park is a perfect spot for a first day, as well as for taking stunning photographs. The park also has a small animal enclosure open to visitors from Mondays to Friday. The historical features make Jesmond Dene one of the best natural environment in Newcastle.
A movie at the cinema is always a good idea for a first date. Tyneside cinema is located in the heart of the city and offers the latest movies to watch. This cinema also has a separate venue, The Tyneside Bar & Cafe where an afternoon tea is hosted every day during the week. It is known to be “more than just a cinema” as many other cultural events are hosted there too.
Vicolo café is a stylish coffee and cocktail bar perfect for a cute first date, both for an afternoon coffee or a late liaison.
Located on the sixth floor of the Baltic Contemporary Art building, this restaurant offers breath-taking views over the Newcastle Quayside. This spot is great for an afternoon tea or for a relaxing date sipping on colourful cocktails. The views over the Tyne bridge and the Millennium bridge will definitely give a romantic touch to your first day.
6.City site seeing
Doing a city site seeing on an open top bus could also be a great idea to explore the city on a date. This could also be a great way to enjoy the hot weather. This is one of the great first date spots in Newcastle!
Beamish is an open-air museum located in Stanley a town nearby Newcastle. Across the year, Beamish hosts several events, including brass band performances. Beamish is a great first day spot and with their unlimited ticket passes you will be able to go back anytime you want for an entire year.
For a fancy and romantic date, the Royal theatre in Newcastle is a great venue. It’s located on iconic Grey Street with stunning views over the city. This is one of the first date spots in Newcastle you need to try!
Which of these first date spots in Newcastle are you going to try? Let us know in the comments.
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