Newcastle – Sporting Venues

Newcastle is home to a number of great sporting venues so it was hard for us to narrow it down to our favourites.  The city has something  for everyone with every sport you can think of being hosted across these venues.

If you’re in town for one of these events or are in one of the teams being hosted at one of these great arenas Euro Hostel Newcastle is the ideal place to stay.  We have private rooms of all sizes and brand new VIP Suites too.

You can phone us on +44 (0)8454 900 371email or book directly on our website.

ST. James’ Park, Newcastle

St. James’ Park has been home to Premier League club Newcastle United F.C. since 1892 and has a seating capacity of 52,405. Used for football games since 1880 it has also in the past been used for international football and was a venue for football for the 2012 Olympics. In 2015 & 2016 it was used for Rugby for the Super League Magic Weekend and for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. The stadium is also used for concerts and has been used as a set for TV and film. Distance from Hostel: 0.6 miles

Kingston Park is a multi-purpose stadium in Kingston Park. Used mostly for rugby union and rugby league matches it is home to Newcastle Falcons and Rugby League team Newcastle Thunder. With a capacity of 10,200 people the stadium was built in stages, with the West Stand being the newest. The South Stand is all standing. Distance from Hostel: 4.8 miles

Newcastle Racecourse

Newcastle Racecourse is located at Gosforth Park and is owned by Arena Racing Company. Its biggest meeting is the Northumberland Plate held every June. The Northumberland Plate weekend brings in £30m to the regional economy and Ladies’ Day alone attracts over 15,000 racegoers. Distance from Hostel: 5.2 miles

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Gateshead International Stadium is a multi-purpose venue in Felling, Gateshead. Built in 1955 and then known as the Gateshead Youth Stadium it has undergone 3 separate renovations. With a capacity of 11,800 people it is the 3rd largest venue in Tyne & Wear. Today the stadium is also used for concerts and has featured the likes of Bon Jovi and Tina Turner. Distance from Hostel: 1.9 miles


Metro Radio Arena is a sports and entertainment venue which is owned and operated by the SMG Europe and sponsored by Metro Radio. It has something for everyone hosting music concerts, entertainment, sports & business events. In the first 10 years after the arena originally opened 7 million people had attended events there. Distance from Hostel: 1.1 miles

Sport Central is part of the Northumbria University campus and is a multi-purpose built sports centre and events arena. It has facilities for swimming, track running, climbing, golf, squash, basketball, netball, badminton, and volleyball. The main sports and events arena has a capacity for over 3,000 spectators. Distance from Hostel: 0.5 miles


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