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The weather in Newcastle
Find the Newcastle climate diagram. During January, maximum temperatures go up to more than 29° Conversely, July is the coolest month in Newcastle, with temperatures going under 6°. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is September.
Rent a Holiday Cottage in Newcastle for the Ideal Family Getaway
The historic port of Newcastle is a couple of hours from Sydney and is a popular Australian holiday destination thanks to its wealth of attractions and year-round pleasant weather. From luxurious family cottages to romantic beach shacks, Newcastle offers a wide variety of choices for a comfortable holiday experience. With secluded hilltop cottages to plush executive villas right in the heart of the city, there is an accommodation to suit every taste.
The birthplace of famous artists and their impressions
With more artists per capita than any other Australian city, the thriving arts scene of the city is a must-see. Newcastle gave birth to several popular artists like painter and sculptor William Dobell, the singer Catherine Britt and choreographer Dein Perry. Stay in a holiday letting in Newcastle’s city centre to be closest to some of the best theatres and art galleries.
Victorian terrace houses populate the city’s inner suburbs and Newcastle's public spaces charm visitors with intriguing sculptures such as the James Cook Memorial Fountain in Civic Park. Constance the Camel, a statue which resides in front of the Newcastle Museum is equally eye-catching.
The prime attraction for art lovers is the Cooks Hill Gallery, which is home to the second-largest collection in New South Wales with over 6,100 works of art. Free entrance every day as well as free guided tours at weekends make it popular with locals and visitors alike. Take a short stroll from the gallery to the Civic Theatre, one of the most renowned venues in the region for live concerts, comedy and theatre.
Dating from 1929, Newcastle City Hall is an equally impressive example of architecture. A grand entrance leads to the concert hall whose interiors are dressed in murals painted by the famous painters John Montefiore and John Olsen. Completed in 1877, the customs house is another important historical building which stands right across the street from the iconic Victorian Newcastle Railway Station.
A night out in Newcastle is an affair to remember
Stylish nightclubs, themed restaurants and atmospheric wine bars are great places to enjoy craft beer and fine dining and to sample Newcastle's relaxed and unpretentious nightlife. The historical east end of the city bustles with craft beer bars by the beach, which are particularly bust at weekends.
A ten-minute walk west leads to CBD, the city’s fine dining spot. After a hearty dinner take a walk down Watt Street, the story of which is narrated by colourful digital-art projections on the church and the historic buildings. Linger over a glass of wine at one of the upmarket lounges at Honeysuckle Harbour Foreshore and watch the freight ships ply their way.
A beach haven with many more attractions
Beach holiday lettings in Newcastle are popular with holidaymakers in search of sea breezes and mesmerizing views of Nobby's Lighthouse. Leading to Burwood Beach and Glenrock Reserve, Newcastle’s Bathers Way is a scenic three-mile stroll from Nobbys. While the Glenrock Reserve offers the perfect coastal wilderness ambiance, Burwood Beach is an open-air history museum exploring the area's convict heritage.
Newcastle has no less than eight beaches. You can surf on any of them but Merewether remains a hot favourite thanks to its spectacular waves. Take a trip aboard Newcastle's Famous Tram. It is a replica of a historical tram taking passengers on a 45 minute tour of the city’s major attractions, convict heritage sites and historic fort.
Newcastle is also the gateway to the picturesque Hunter Valley which is known for its farms and vineyards. About an hour’s drive from Newcastle, Hunter Valley is the perfect weekend escape with unspoiled bushland, heritage sights, national parks and gourmet food. On weekends, you can reach the valley by the tram.
Unmissable events in Newcastle
Beach holiday lettings in Newcastle are in demand in February when the southern hemisphere’s largest surf festival kicks off in Merewether. More than 700 national and international surfers from over two dozen countries compete in Surfest Newcastle.
Visit in March to enjoy the Newcastle Fringe festival which celebrates the city’s rich cultural heritage. This five-day festival showcases a pot pourri of performing arts from all over the world with entertainment catering to different interests and age-groups including circus, children’s theatre, dance, music, comedy and cabaret.
Visitors to the city in August are in for a treat as this is when the Newcastle Music Festival takes place. The eighteen day festival takes place in several venues and celebrates the city's diverse music scene. Showcasing professional musicians as well as amateurs and students, the festival offers an exciting mix of concerts and performances.
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