Newcastle Stag Do Guide

Newcastle Upon Tyne is allegedly the hottest spot for nightlife in the UK! As the North East’s most populated city, Newcastle’s nightlife is renowned for it’s wide array of lively bars and nightclubs that will keep you partying on into the early hours of the morning!

Newcastle has so much more to offer than just nightlife, as there are exciting activities that will make your stag weekend live long in the memory. From outdoor pursuits and tree top adventures to going to a Premier League Football match, you’ll struggle to find better stag do activities elsewhere. What’s more, Newcastle has some top drawer accommodation options, ranging from top quality hotels to luxurious self catering apartments located close to the city centre.

With all these great opportunities, choosing a stag do in Newcastle will promise for a whirlwind of a weekend!

Newcastle Stag Do Activities


You will find no shortage of adrenaline pumping activities during your stag weekend in Newcastle. At Endless Adventure North East, you and your mates will throw on your wetsuits and dive into the water with some thrilling water-based outdoor pursuits. You will begin with gorge walking, an activity that entails jumping, sliding and climbing to navigate your way up the river. After scaling up the river, you can get the rush of hurtling back down it again! Known as white water tubing, this rollercoaster from nature will see you speeding down the rapids in a specialist tube. As this can be potentially dangerous, there will be highly skilled and experienced staff on hand at all times to ensure your safety—so man up and hit the rapids!

In other water based pursuits, you can head to the Newcastle pier, where surfing and paddle boarding schools are set up along the river Tyne for you and your stags to get a private lesson.

If you’d prefer to steer clear of the water on your stag, you can scale the cliffs at Endless Adventure. With rock climbing, canyoning and abseiling available to try your had at—an expert instructor will ensure you have the necessary skills to ascend and descend cliffs with shear drops below!

Elsewhere, you can get your fill of dizzying heights at Go Ape Matfen Tree Top Adventure. This Outdoor Activity Centre is just a 25 min drive from the city, offering a high ropes course and zip line course for you and the lads to have a cracking afternoon among the tree tops.

Lastly, for football fans, there’s no better place to go to than St James’ Park—home of Newcastle United FC. As the city’s only major football team, the club has a rabid following. Passionate Geordies will travel to the grounds which are in the heart of the city throughout the year for beers, chants and Premier League football! To see their fixture schedule, follow the link so that you can book a weekend that has a game on! 

Newcastle Stag Night Ideas


As mentioned in the beginning, Newcastle has an amazing nightlife the few places can rival. For a one stop stag do destination, The Gate is an indoor complex that has a number of pubs and clubs all jam packed together. Here, you can check out a number of great pubs and restaurants to appease your appetite before the big night out. After your meal, you can head to Aspers Casino Newcastle, a casino that will ensure the best possible experience whether you’re an experienced gamer or a first-timer.

If you’d rather pace yourself rather than commit to one venue, begin the celebrations at one of the city’s top pubs, which offer a range of ales, craft beers, draught beers and cocktails. The Quayside is a venue of great rapport, as this pub has a fantastic outdoor seating area with exposed beams, stone walls and terrace tables. Here, you can enjoy real ales and all-day pub grub. The Crown Posada offers similar pleasures, as this snug Victorian real ale pub has original stained glass windows, combining real ale with a storied history.

For those yearning for craft beer, no place is better than Alvino’s, as this friendly establishment lets you enjoy craft beer and cocktails on a rooftop terrace.

After completing your pre-drinks and your evening meal, you’re ready to paint the town red. World Headquarters is a top venue, as this globally-influenced, 2-floor nightspot has a lounge bar that is perfect for club nights. Elsewhere, The Cosmic Ballroom is another 2 floor nightclub with guest DJs playing a variety of electronic dance music that will make for a lively party atmosphere. Finally, Madame Koo is a worthy alternative to other suggestions, as this nightspot is decorated with Asian statues, serving fantastic cocktails and hosting great DJs.

Newcastle Stag Do Accommodation


When choosing a place to stay in Newcastle, there are a wealth of top drawer options. If you want self catering accommodation, The New Mill Apartments are luxurious apartments located close to Newcastle city centre. With top quality furniture, fitted kitchens and free WI-FI, The New Mill Apartments are both lavish and affordable.

If you’d prefer to stay in a hotel the Hotel du Vin & Bistro Newcastle is an option you may want to consider. The hotel not only has comfortable guestrooms, but also has a Wine tasting room and a bistro onsite!

For a hotel with all the trimmings, Roomzzz Newcastle City is an upscale apartment hotel with all the amenities you could wish for. Boasting not only WiFi and HDTV’s, but a complimentary breakfast that you can take on the go as well, this hotel strives to give you the best experience possible.

Lastly, if you’re on a strict budget, The New Northumbria Hotel is a stylish alternative. Like the previous hotel, they too offer all the trimmings you will need to have an amazing experience, featuring flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi.

Image Credits: Endless Adventure North East | Completelyretail.co.uk | The New Mill Apartments

With the UK’s finest nightlife, coupled with thrilling stag do activities and tremendous accommodation—prove why Newcastle is one of the top Stag Do locations.