Art and Culture

Newcastle has a thriving arts scene, where creative pursuits are encouraged and artistic flair is celebrated.

History and Heritage

Newcastle is a place with a long history of human settlement stretching back many thousands of years. With a proud heritage, Newcastle is eclectic and unique. Explore more here.


Newcastle's parks have an extensive choice of facilities and services so you can enjoy a host of recreational activities. They include playgrounds, barbecue, and picnic areas as well off-leash areas for your dog.


Newcastle has many recreational areas including sportsgrounds, beaches and baths, skate parks and swimming centres.

Things To Do

Find out about upcoming events, school holiday programs, walking and cycling tracks and other great things to do in Newcastle.