People from Newcastle are called Novocastrians, but nowadays the term Geordie is more commonly used.
Another green space in Newcastle is the vast Town Moor, lying immediately north of the city centre. The hereditary freemen of the city have held the right to graze cattle on the Town Moor since the Middle Ages — a reward for defending the town against the marauding Scots! The wooded gorge of the Ouseburn in the east of the city is known as Jesmond Dene and forms another popular recreation area, linked with Armstrong Park and Heaton Park to the Ouseburn Valley, where the 'burn finally reaches the River Tyne. The Tyne itself passes through a gorge between Newcastle (on the North Bank) and Gateshead (the administratively separate Borough and urban area south of the river), which is famous for a series of dramatic and notable bridges such as the Tyne Bridge and High Level Bridge shared by Newcastle and Gateshead.
Regarding to his night-life, Newcastle has a reputation of being a fun-loving
city with many bars, restaurants and night clubs. It consistently features
in lists of the top ten party cities in the world. Recently, Newcastle
has become popular as a destination for Stag and Hen parties.
The majority of clubs in Newcastle are located in three main areas. The
oldest of these is the Big Market a favorite haunt for the more indigenous
of the locals, followed by the trendy Quayside area, a spectacular mix
of modern and classic architecture which creates a fantastic backdrop
for a sometimes frantic Saturday night. The newest is "The Gate",
which is a new indoor complex consisting of bars, up market clubs, restaurants
and a 12-screen multiplex cinema. Everybody is meeting in these areas
with the intention of enjoying the beautiful night New Castle offers
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