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20 Things To Do In Newcastle In Winter

There's plenty of reasons to get out from under the blankets

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Whether it's warm winter meals, foodie events or heading outdoors, there's plenty to consider.
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1. The Humpbacks are heading north again and there are loads of places you can catch sight of them! Get up close on Nova Cruises and depart directly from Newcastle Harbour. If you prefer to stay on land, Redhead Cafe, Merewether Surfhouse, Newie Beach Kiosk have great uninterrupted views with coffee in hand.

2. Habesha Ethiopian Restaurant on King has the perfect winter menu, plus on Monday nights you score a free glass of wine!

3. Get winter prepped on Darby Street. From super soft fingerless gloves at Betty Mim, to Ramjet's stunning camel coats and that Echelon Faux Fur at Scout

4. Get all your winter produce sorted, the Newcastle Farmers Markets or pre order your veggie loot from The Food Collective.

5. Perhaps Ramens more your thing. SUSURU on King St has become the Ramen King of Newcastle. Their always evolving menu should be on your list this winter.  

SUSURU

 

6. Take up an indoor sport? Hot Yoga perhaps? Bikram Yoga, Yoga Body Works and Yoga Loft all offer these hot little classes on their schedule!

7. There’s lots of cozy restaurants perfect for dining in during winter time, Una Volta, Bocados, Basement on Market, Bar Petite, Bank Corner, Mockingbird, Blind Monk to name a few.

8. Sign up to a cosy cocktail or whiskey class at Coal & Cedar.

9. Warm up with tea and scones at one of these High Tea experiences. 

10. Ever tried Oma's massive Pork Knuckle? It's delicious and a belly filler. 
Oma's Kitchen
11. Check out the Archibald Prize 2017 Regional Tour at the Newcastle Art Gallery.

12. Be brave, bring a big coat and blanket and head outdoors to Street Feast happening this June, July and August.

13. Spend a Sunday arvo on the green and in the sun at Lowlands.

14. Bring your wands to the magical world of Hogg Watts at 48 Watt St.

15. The Flying Tiger has launched their new winter menu, think Spiced Lamb Hummus with fried chickpeas, pomegranate, sumac and grilled bread. Just in case you needed an excuse to visit one of Newcastle’s most awesome bars. Flying Tiger

16. Get active outdoors along the beautiful Yuelarbah Walk in Glenrock Lagoon.

17. Pretend like it’s summer and drink harbourside at Battlesticks

18. Warm up with an indulgent dessert at Coco Monde on Darby Street.    

19. Indulge in a warm soothing stone massage treatment at endota spa.

20. Climb the Christ Church Cathedral and catch some of Newcastle’s best views. Whilst you're at it why not spend some time exploring one of the city’s most spectacular buildings.

 

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