If you are looking to stay at a bed and breakfast in Newcastle, then jump in your car and travel along the Pacific Ocean’s coastline in New South Wales and the town surrounds a large harbor. You can also get there by commercial and recreational sea craft. While there, Nobby’s Lighthouse and the Breakwater are two must see tourist attractions. You will find plenty to see and do here with much of it to do with Australian history.
Some of the most appealing Newcastle accommodation in this area will be the bed and breakfast as there are a variety of ways to experience a b&b with either farm-stays, cottages or traditional and boutique styles.
One boutique style that you might consider if you want a romantic getaway is the Chaucer Palms Bed & Breakfast. They offer an extensive breakfast with everything from fruit to salmon. Also, couples will find that they are ultimately accommodated because everything, including the hot tubs is big enough for two to enjoy together.
Newcastle is also a place for self-catering accommodation depending on what you like. You can find cottages or self-contained chalets that have kitchens and dining rooms that are fully equipped. You can also find accommodation in holiday homes or spend big on luxury villas. No matter what your budget you can find something that is close to home.
Some accommodations like the travel lodges are also good choices for people who just want to have somewhere to sleep and spend most of their time enjoying the scenery. Newcastle Backpackers boasts that they have cheap accommodation in town and they also offer surfing lessons, a free dinner once a week and more.
There are a variety of things to do in the local area that are both breathtaking and fun. Newcastle offers some of the finest entertainment places on the east coast of Australia.
If you like history, you might enjoy a visit to Fort Scratcheley since it was the only installation of the military during WWII that fired guns in anger. They did this because a Japanese submarine came to the surface and shot a few shells at Newcastle; they fought in defense. There is a lot of history that dates back to 1882 when the Fort first opened.
Surfers get a delight out of the annual Surfest. Over 750 surfers from all over the world compete for money and other prizes in a host of events that are sure to get your heart pumping whether you are surfing or one of the spectators.
Some tourists come for the annual King Edward Park Hillclimb. This is an event created by the MG Car club where several different types of cars climb what is considered one of the most challenging of all the hillclimbs in the area. The event is held over a two day period and cars and their drivers compete for lots of prizes.
When you get to Newcastle and stay at one of the Newcastle bed and breakfasts it is great to have somewhere to go back and rest after an exciting day exploring the local attractions.