Where to stay around Newcastle?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 100 holiday lettings near Newcastle. From 42 houses to 35 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Newcastle is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Newcastle?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Newcastle. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Nobbys Head Beach: 316 holiday lettings
  • Civic Station: 280 holiday lettings
  • Port Stephens Winery: 1,649 holiday lettings
  • Maitland Gaol: 497 holiday lettings
  • Oakvale Farm and Fauna World: 1,671 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Newcastle listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Newcastle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 42 houses in Newcastle. Our other popular types of Newcastle holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Newcastle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Newcastle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make A Holiday Rental House in Newcastle, Australia, Your Home Away From Home

    The city of Newcastlecan be found in the state of New South Wales, in south-eastern Australia. After Sydney, this is actually the second largest city in the state of New South Wales, and the city is even a little larger than its more famous British namesake, on the River Tyne. With so much to see and do in this part of Australia, there is no way your holidays in Newcastle will ever be boring. The typical self catering accommodation on offer in Newcastle will be of a great standard; all properties will be fully-equipped with all the mod cons you will need for a memorable stay away.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Newcastle, Australia

    When enjoying your holidays in Newcastle, there are plenty of activities for you to consider. Within the city itself, there are good sports facilities for you to enjoy and these will allow you to participate in swimming, tennis, full gym facilities, jogging, badminton and squash. There are some excellent beaches within a very short driving time of Newcastle; as well as a number of golf courses that have an enviable reputation in this part of the world.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Newcastle, Australia

    If you can bear to leave your self catering accommodation in Newcastle for a time, there are some popular attractions to visit within the city. Many of these concentrate on the history and culture of the area, such as The Newcastle Regional Museum, the Outback Art Centre and the Newcastle Region Maritime Museum. As Newcastle is situated within the Hunter Valley, and as this is a prolific wine-producing region, you may well wish to book yourself onto an official wine tour. You may also wish to visit the beaches in the area for surfing competitions - in fact national contests are held in this part of Australia.

    Weather in Newcastle, Australia

    The climate for your holidays in Newcastle is best compared with what you can expect from the Mediterranean region. This means that summers are very warm and winters tend to be mild. The average temperatures do bear this out, with summers peaking at around 26 degrees and the coolest winter average equating to around 17 degrees. Rainfall is actually very high in Newcastle and fairly evenly spread throughout the year. The annual average is 44 inches.

    Travel to Newcastle, Australia

    There is actually an airport around 17 km away from the city of Newcastle, NSW, but your best bet will be to book flights into Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD), which is only 100 miles south of your self catering accommodation in Newcastle. This airport welcomes flights from airlines such as British Airways, Emirates, Cathay Pacific and Virgin Atlantic and these depart from London Heathrow (LHR), Birmingham (BHX) and Manchester (MAN).

    Sightseeing in and around Newcastle

    Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Newcastle a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Merewether Ocean Baths (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
    • Belmont Golf Course (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
    • Oakvale Farm and Fauna World (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
    • Port Stephens Winery (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)

    Seasonal weather in Newcastle

    If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Newcastle

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newcastle is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Newcastle Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • King Edward Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Newcastle Civic Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Horseshoe Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Nobbys Head Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
    • Merewether Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)