Sport in Newcastle


Watch the football at St. James Park

On game days, the cheers from St. James’ Park, the home of Newcastle United Football Club, can be heard throughout the city streets. If you can’t score tickets to see a match, swing by the stadium for a behind-the-scenes tour.


Take to the track at Sport Central

Take a lap around Northumbria University’s new £30m state of the art complex, Sport Central, and check out its striking architecture and impressive array of athletic amenities.


Ride a wave at Heworth Leisure Centre

Experience the thrill of catching and riding a wave at Heworth Leisure Centre. Using an indoor surfing and bodyboarding machine called FlowRider, visitors can hang ten even in the middle of winter.


Heworth Leisure Centre


Go go-Karting!

Embrace the high-speed excitement of karting at KNE. Boasting four different types of karts, plus three different track options, you’ll never run out of ways to get your thrills. And should you need a breather from taking laps, head to the paintball area for some good, not-so-clean fun.


Have a flutter on the horses at Newcastle Racecourse!

Get your heart pounding (and maybe win a few pounds) at the Newcastle Racecourse. It stages both flat and National Hunt racing, with its biggest meeting being the Northumberland Plate held annually in June.


Tee off at Newcastle United Golf Club

Work on your golf game (or burn off some stress at the driving range) at the Newcastle United Golf Club. Measuring just over 6,600 yards from the medal tees and with a par of 72, it’s a great place spend a sunny day no matter your skill level.

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