Heritage Attractions

Newcastle is one of Australia's oldest and most interesting cities. Containing a quirky blend of new and old architecture, a rich indigenous history, a working harbour and fabulous beaches, Newcastle is known as unique and eclectic. Enjoy, immerse and discover yourself in our city's cultural heritage sites and attractions!

Heritage Walking and Cycling Trails

Heritage Walking and Cycling Trails

Discover Newcastle's cultural heritage places at a leisurely pace by taking a heritage walk or cycle. There are easy walking trails and cycle paths in the city for you to explore and enjoy. Many of these trails are former rail and tramways.
Cultural Attractions

Cultural Attractions

Discover and enjoy Newcastle's rich cultural heritage by visiting the cultural attractions and collections, parks and ocean baths managed by City of Newcastle.
Historical sites and attractions

Historical sites and attractions

Australia's second oldest city enjoys a long and rich Aboriginal culture, and grand Victorian and Art Deco architecture. It is a city bursting with culture, arts and history.