A look at the map of Newcastle upon Tyne shows the city poised in one of the most picturesque regions of the UK. The vibrant city of Newcastle is located on the northeast corner of the UK map. The map of Newcastle upon Tyne is part of the Tyne and Wear region map. Newcastle lies about 100 miles south of the Scottish border. It is about 40 miles away from the East coast of the UK, easy distance from the seaside town of Whitley Bay. With the North Sea and Pennines surrounding it, one can judge from the map of Newcastle upon Tyne that it would be heavenly to cycle around or trek amidst the high moorlands.