Newcastle is Australia’s largest non-capital city and the 2nd largest city in NSW. It is an attractive and historic harbour city which has undergone significant revitalisation in recent years. It is a dynamic regional centre with a relaxed lifestyle, beautiful beaches and a major university and teaching hospital. There are excellent schools and private hospitals in the region. Newcastle’s plentiful and beautiful beaches are linked by the Bathers Way, a magnificent coastal walk stretching between Nobby’s Beach and Merewether Beach.