The perfect place for sporting greats
Situated just north of Newcastle centre, the busy district of Gosforth boasts an an impressive sporting heritage. With Newcastle United's St James' Park just a short drive away, the region is already well-known to sports fans. Gosforth itself is home to Newcastle Racecource and the Northern Rugby Club, as well as being the birthplace of footballer Alan Shearer. And with the 90-acre Gosforth Golf Course in the area, golf fans won't feel left out either.
Explore the historic city centre
You're just 10 minutes from Newcastle's vibrant city centre in Gosforth, making it the perfect place to set up base and explore the area. Tour the famous St James' Park, browse the market stalls lining the bank of the River Tyne, and head to busy Grey Street for some shopping. Need more retail therapy? The Metro Centre is just a short train ride away and boasts all the high street stores you could ever need.
Travel back in time at the Great North Museum
The Great North Museum is jam-packed with interactive displays and hands-on exhibitions covering everything from world culture to natural science. The perfect place to take the kids, be sure to visit the fantastic Living Planet display, which features a stunning virtual aquarium. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Gosforth? Travelodge Newcastle Gosforth Hotel is ideally located at the centre of the town, while Travelodge Newcastle Central Hotel is perfect if you want to spend some time in the city.