Our top 7 things to do in Newcastle-under-Lyme

Nestled in the heart of Staffordshire, the market town of Newcastle-under-Lyme is bustling with things to do for the whole family. From show-stopping theatre and historical sites, to indoor adventures and unforgettable meals, here are our top 7 things to do in Newcastle-under-Lyme…

  1. New Vic Theatre

Take your seat in this theatre-in-the-round and immerse yourself in award-winning stories and touring productions. From plays to concerts to exhibitions, The New Vic Theatre shows a vast range of entertainment, with something for everyone! Make the most of your day by stopping for a bite to eat in the café and having a mooch around the shop that stocks local products and quirky gifts.

  1. The Brampton Museum

For a culture pit-stop, you can visit The Brampton Museum and discover exhibitions, galleries and events. Surrounded by the stunning greenery of Brampton Park, this museum caters for the whole family, with The Little Vintage Tea Room where you can indulge in a tempting treat, and a shop to take a souvenir home with you.

  1. Apedale Heritage Centre

Explore the industrial heritage of the Apedale Valley and the intriguing history of Newcastle-under-Lyme at the Apedale Heritage Centre. Whether you choose to learn about the past on an underground mine tour, hop on the Apedale Valley Light Railway or spend an afternoon in the Apedale Community Country Park, we guarantee a fun-filled day out.

  1. Laser Quest

Experience the ultimate laser action adventure in the heart of Newcastle-under-Lyme at Laser Quest. It’s perfect for a fun day out with the family, celebrating a birthday or a catch up with those friends you haven’t seen for months! And because it’s in the town centre, you can venture into a local restaurant or bar after your game.

  1. The Vue Cinema

Movie nights are always a good idea – especially at this state-of-the-art the cinema in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The Vue shows all the big box office hits, offers a fantastic selection of sweet and savoury snacks, and every screen features recliner seats for ultimate luxury.

Luxury VIP seats at Vue Newcastle Under Lyme
  1. The Clubhouse

Get ready for a whole host of fun at The Clubhouse. From crazy golf and table tennis, to interactive darts and shuffleboard, assemble your team and prepare for some *friendly* competition. And that’s not all. The Clubhouse has a bar area that serves food and drinks for you to refuel after your chosen activities.

The clubhouse stoke entrance
  1. Bars & Restaurants

With all these activities going on, you’ll need to stop for a bite to eat or a sip of your favourite tipple. If you’re looking for a casual lunch or dinner, head over to Cappello Lounge, Anasma Greek Bakery or The Arnold Machin. Or, if you’re getting all dressed up for a night with friends, plan a trip to The Orange Tree, Slug & Lettuce or Ten Green Bottles.