Set in North East England, Newcastle has excellent access links by air, ferry, road and rail.
Once you're here there are a variety of ways to travel throughout the city centre and out to the suburbs and unspoilt coasts and countryside - there is the superb Tyne and Wear Metro, excellent cycle routes, as well as frequent bus services. Taxis are plentiful, or you can choose to hire a car.
It is always handy to have a map with you. You can download them here: