Quirky Activities In Newcastle

When the standard days and nights out just won't cut it, you'll be looking for the most fun things to do on the Toon. From retro arcade offerings and classics like bowling, to interactive shows and high-tech versions of bar games or sports, these quirky activities in Newcastle are delivering the goods.

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Last updated on 18th March 2024

The Great Game Treasure Hunts

One of the best group activities for adults in Newcastle, The Great Game Outdoor Treasure Hunt sees you solve puzzles, crack clues and venture across the city until 'X' marks the spot. As for your prize? 20% off food and drink at a local pub is up for grabs.


Fancy something a little out of the box in Newcastle? Head to The Fed for plenty of bingo fun. Whether you fancy playing the 80s or 90s-inspired games, you can expect fabulous drag hosts, top-notch prizes, welcome drinks and non-stop beats on the decks.

TeamSport Go Karting Newcastle

Leave your mates or a date eating your dust thanks to TeamSport Go Karting Newcastle, one of the most fun activities in Newcastle. With 950m of track and 40mph karts to speed around in, this thrilling activity is sure to get the adrenaline pumping.

The Gate Newcastle

Check out our guide to The Gate, where you'll find everything from escape rooms in Newcastle to gaming bars, VR, axe throwing and more. If you're after activities to get stuck into, you'll find loads in just one entertainment complex here.


Boasting a pinball machine and football table to complement their funky interiors, Alvinos is a great choice if you're looking to dabble in some cheap things to do in Newcastle in between food or drinks. Tuck into Tex Mex plates and affordable cocktails, or soak up the sun on their outdoor terrace.