City Facts - Newcastle
Newcastle is a city in New South Wales, located two hours north of Sydney. The city is home to over 300,000 residents and over the years has grown in popularity with the increase of tourism and migration to the area. Newcastle boasts incredible landscapes surrounding it as well as a thriving business hub. Serviced apartments in Newcastle are situated close to the main business districts, attractions, and transport connections.
The area of Newcastle was first explored by European settlers in 1797 when Lieutenant Josh Shortland was searching the area of Newcastle for a number of convicts who had seized a vessel. By the beginning of the 19th century, the area was home to a diverse range of people and industries including coal miners, timber production, and escaped convicts. In the 1820s the settlement of Newcastle opened up to farming in the area, and after the removal of the last convicts in 1923 the town began to prosper from the rise in settlers to the area. Newcastle port has always been a significant economic driving force for the city, with shipbuilding and trade taking place.
The city is also benefitting from a renewal and rejuvenation project which is planning to help commercial businesses in the city. Serviced apartments in Newcastle are situated within close proximity to numerous industries that make up the city including the port which still drives a great proportion of the Newcastle economy. The port operates as a major mining and export hub for Asian markets.
From Newcastle, guests can explore the beaches nearby including Stockton Beach, or visit the native wildlife reserves of Blackbutt. Serviced apartments in Newcastle place guests close to numerous other thrill seeking attractions including Sand Dune buggies and quad biking over the sands. With such amazing landscapes, guests can also take tranquil and peaceful walks along the shores or across the dramatic countryside.
Regular trains and buses serve Newcastle and link the city with Sydney as well as the nearby towns in the area. Newcastle Airport is located 26 km north of the city centre and can easily be reached by bus or by car.
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