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Newcastle Under Lyme Minibus

Newcastle-under-Lyme Minibus Hire

Welcome to Newcastle-under-Lyme Minibus Hire. We are a first-class provider of standard and executive coaches and minibuses in the Newcastle-under-Lyme area. We offer our vehicles for hire as a chauffeured package with a professional driver or without one. Our minibuses and coaches range in size from an 8-seater minibus to a 72-seater coach.

Within this region, we can supply minibuses and coaches, for private and corporate events. Our vehicles can be hired for few hours, or for an extended period. Throughout the year, our buses are used for day trips and tours, of the local area, further afield in the UK, or for visits to the continent. We also provide an airport transfer shuttle between Newcastle-under-Lyme and nearby Manchester Airport.

Our vehicles and our chauffeured services here at Newcastle-under-Lyme Minibus Hire are suitable for group charters: by schools, community organisations, and service groups including churches. We are also practised at supplying both standard and luxury coaches for corporate hospitality events, weddings and parties, or for sightseeing, locally and abroad. Whatever your need, we try and accommodate your request.

Attractions in and around Newcastle-under-Lyme

Most of the attractions that you will come across in the Newcastle-under-Lyme region, consist of wide areas of spectacular woodlands, and manicured gardens, that you will have the opportunity to explore. As a market town, there is a range of bustling, thriving Markets to relish, within the town centre precincts.

Newcastle-under-Lyme, a bustling market town, is part of North Staffordshire. It is a shopper’s delight, with a variety of high street stores, and several markets. There are many venues and attractions here for you to visit. Newcastle-under-Lyme has a vivid music and club scene, and other entertainment localities including art galleries, historical museums, and cultural theatres. There are also numerous places to go and enjoy for a fun night out.

Markets: As a flourishing market town, Newcastle-under-Lyme has different markets for six days of the week, and a general market which runs a few times a week. These markets supply everything from fruit and vegetables to perfumes and clothes. There is an Antique and Collectables market on Tuesdays. A farmer’s market takes place on every third Friday of the month, with stockists of meat, cheese and wine showing their wares. As you wander around the markets, you may discover a treasure, or find a treat.

Castle Walk and Iron Market, are a paved pedestrianised precinct, and home to the high street shops. A stroll around this part of town may lead to finding a bargain or two. You will also come across traditional cafes and tea rooms, which will allow you to take a break from your fun-filled shopping fest. The high street cosmopolitan cafes, like Costa Coffee and Café Nero, are also found here.

The New Vic Theatre: Newcastle-under Lyme is home to Europe’s first purpose-built theatre, The New Vic Theatre. It is a venue for a variety of enjoyable entertainment. Classical and modern plays are performed on this theatres stage. Popular entertainers, along with pop and classical concert performances, can be found in this wonderful theatre.

The Borough Museum and Art Gallery is a part of this town which gives a perfect picture of the history of Newcastle-under-Lyme, with exhibitions from local as well as national artists. To learn about the history and development of the provincial town, this museum should be a must-see for any visitors to do list.

Biddulph Grange Garden: Another beautiful attraction is Biddulph Grange Garden, which consists of tunnels and pathways taking you around the garden, and giving you a great tour of the place. Here you will get to witness exotic plants and landscape architecture. You can enjoy various treasures from an Egyptian court garden to some well-designed Italian terraces, a combination of stone sculptures and some upside-down trees.

Brampton Park: is another one of the parks where you can come and relax with your whole family. While your kids have fun with the available equipment, you can explore the rose gardens, an aviary, and the pond. A museum in the park is another added feature.

Mow Cop Castle: is in nearby Cheshire, and rises 335m above sea level. The highest point which was built in 1754, and is visible from many miles around the area. It is one of the major landmarks and attractions in the Newcastle-under-Lyme vicinity. It can be explored on foot, ideally in the spring or summer months.

Westport Lake is an amazing spot for bird-watching, and for walking in the surrounding woodland. The panoramic views will make you want to get out your camera, and capture the moment, being as snap happy as you want. The lake and grounds that surround it, are a beautiful place to go for a stroll and enjoy the beauty of nature. You may come across water birds, and other unusual species on the lake, as they migrate here. An area has been preserved for wildlife such as kingfishers and dragonflies, which you can visit. The café overlooking the lakeside, gives a spectacular view, while you to enjoy your snacks and drinks.

Top 10 things to do in Newcastle-under-Lyme

  1. Trentham Monkey forest. As the name suggests, this is an expansive woodland, where around 140 monkeys live in freedom. You can enjoy a day out with them when you take a walk around the park. If you visit the park at the right times, you can also get an opportunity to feed the furry little animals.
  2. The New Vic Theatre. It is a successful theatre and brings to life the culture of the city. Around 150,000 people are engaged in productions every year. Whether you’re a fan of the theatre or not, you will become one, after witnessing one of the spectacular plays being performed here. The theatre is also a venue for other types of entertainment.
  3. Aerial extreme. This is for the adventurous. Here you can enjoy a fun-filled day on high ropes and adventure courses. Speedy zip lines suspended gravity-defying walls, mid-air jumps and so much more can be found here.
  4. Westport Lake Play Area. This is a play area for your kids, where you can sit back and enjoy the beautiful view of the Westport Lake, while your children have fun on the exciting swings, the fort climbing frame, and merry-go-rounds. You can also enjoy the wildlife that resides in the area.
  5. Potteries Museum and Art gallery. This place will take you back in time, and let you explore the history of pottery. Here you can spend some time admiring the pottery, and other artworks in the gallery. The exhibition will leave you in awe, with the largest collection of Anglo-Saxon gold found.
  6. Alcumlow Hall Farm. This is basically a collection of traditional barns, along with craft shops, where you can purchase traditional items. Be sure not to miss the ice cream parlour, and taste the twenty different flavours, which have been prepared freshly.
  7. Foxfield Railway. It was built in the 1890s, and is still in perfect condition, allowing you to enjoy a ride around the countryside behind one of the steam-powered locomotives. They also have a miniature gauge railway which is open to public every day.
  8. Stafford Castle. Visiting Stafford Castle will allow you to experience a piece of history. It is not only a fun day out, but there are lots to explore. The 26 acres of the castle, can be explored on foot.
  9. Alderley Edge. To enjoy a hiking adventure, this is the place to be in Newcastle-under-Lyme. Along the way, you will come across red sandstone escarpments, and look over the Cheshire plains. The woodlands are numerous, which you will also get to explore, along with different and intriguing habitats. You can see many birds and different plants, as you hike along the many trails.
  10. Alton Towers. If you are a person who enjoys adventure parks, then this is the place, to experience one of the most thrilling rides ever. It is one of the best adventure parks in the UK. There is a variety of attractions and rides. Oblivion, the vertical drop ride, is not for the faint-hearted, but the ride is bound to leave you ecstatic.

Best restaurants in and around Newcastle-Under-Lyme

The Swan with two necks: The city has a lot to offer for your dining needs. The Swan with two necks is one the restaurants, which is in the heart of the countryside, surrounding Newcastle-Under-Lyme. It is easily one of the most exceptional country pubs in the area, and you will get to experience fresh food and exceptional drinks. The food is prepared when it is ordered. Local meat and fish is used to provide the freshest ingredients.

Marloes: is one of those restaurants which are located outside Newcastle-under-Lyme. It is a converted property, and a family run restaurant, which specializes in freshly prepared, English Cuisine.

The Whitmore Tea Rooms: is in the heart of the countryside, and is a restored cottage which will take you back to the 18th century, to the time of the Jane Austen’s novels. It overlooks the splendour and beauty of the city, and the spectacular grounds connected to the restaurant. Providing high-quality food with a comfortable ambience, enabling you to undergo a unique and satisfying experience. The chefs work daily preparing fresh meals, with high-quality ingredients. They are used to provide breakfast, lunch, and afternoon tea enjoyment. You won’t want to miss the delicious selection of home-made cakes made on the premises.

Gostos: in the town, is a curious and well-rated restaurant. The cuisine is a mixture of Mexican, Italian and Portuguese. It sounds strange but will delight the palette. It has a friendly and romantic atmosphere. The waffles and ice-cream are a recommended dish.

Hotels to stay in at Newcastle-Under-Lyme

Lymedale Suites: These are located four minutes from the centre of the city. It is more of a refurbished aparthotel with modern designing. The suites are furnished with a microwave and cooking utensils, along with widescreen televisions, and free wireless internet. The food that is offered, varies between English and European. The Grill-Bar, which is part of this restaurant, has live music and performances.

The Clayton Lodge hotel:  This is a three-star hotel, which is situated in a quiet setting, and provides a view of the Peak District. With stylish and modern bedrooms, you also get free continental breakfast daily. Wedding and banquet services available in this hotel. With the Kavi restaurant and the Chic bar, you will not run out of options for dining in and having an enjoyable time.

The Holiday Inn Stoke on Trent: This is less than ten minutes away from the town centre. And has an indoor swimming pool and gym, so you can use these state of the art facilities, during your stay. The Health Club and the Trenton Park Golf Club are other features, adding to the appeal of this hotel.

The Travelodge Newcastle-under-Lyme central hotel: This is ideally placed, for visits not only the outdoor markets of the city but also for attractions, such as the Borough Museum and Art Gallery. The rooms are comfortable with large plump pillows and comfortable duvets. The restaurant and bar serve delicious meals for the guests staying, and visitors as well.

Events in Newcastle-under-Lyme from 2017 to 2018

Events in Newcastle-under-Lyme are limitless, and almost every day you will see something or the other happening.

Newcastle Dales Dash: This is an annual multi-terrain dash through the Apedale Community Country Park. The runner cross woodlands, meadows and ponds, rounding the famous Brymbo Pit. This year it is being held on the 3rd December 2017.

The Limelight Festival: May 5th and 6th, 2018 see the return of the Limelight Festival. A celebration of music in the town centre. Alongside the music, a range of street activities will be taking place.

Artisan market: The monthly Artisan market is held in the town centre which brings in exclusive and hip stalls to attract the customers. It will take place every month and you are bound to accumulate on some good items and artefacts from these stalls.

Food Fest: Held on 15 – 17th September in 2017, is likely to return in 2018. A street festival of food, fresh and unexpected, lasting over several days. In 2017, a world foods feature was enjoyed by the locals and visitors alike.

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