Newcastle Racecourse

A Day At The Races

Located in North Gosforth, Newcastle Racecourse is relatively close to Jesmond’s Rosebery Hotel and is near to the A1, a motorway which runs throughout the North East and connects the area to both Edinburgh and all the way down to London.

Where Is It?

Newcastle Racecourse,
High Gosforth Park,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE3 5HP

How To Get There

The Rosebery Hotel is an ideal location for anyone attending an event at Newcastle racecourse, as it is only three miles away in Jesmond.

Arrange to order a taxi through the hotel, which will take you straight from the Rosebery to the racecourse. Fares are reasonably priced at only £6.00-£8.00.

Alternatively, you can get the metro from Jesmond station to Regent Centre in ten minutes, before getting on the hopper transfer bus that will take you to Newcastle Racecourse and is completely free of charge.

Whichever way you choose to get there, both are quick and easy, allowing you to spend more time cheering on your horse.

What Is It?

The Rosebery is one of the hotels near Newcastle Racecourse, which is the perfect way to spend a day out, particularly for a special occasion. Whether you are placing a bet or there to enjoy the experience, the lively and sophisticated atmosphere will ensure you have a day to remember.

Place your bets or find your best fascinator ready for ladies day at Newcastle Racecourse. Most well known for its largest event, the Northumberland Plate takes place every June and has been a part of the Newcastle Racecourse calendar for close to two centuries.

The venue also hosts a number a variety of other events throughout the year and be hired for conferences, meetings, special occasions and weddings. Local events such as seasonal fetes and fairs run by the magazine Living North, as well as regional music festivals and concerts are also held at the racecourse.

There are also a number of charity races which take place, in aid of the Bobby Robson foundation, set up by the late football manager.

Try something different with a day at the races, without having to travel far from the city centre. Find out when the next race takes place here.

What's Nearby?

The racecourse offers a range of packages for their restaurants and bar areas, which include the Premier Grandstand, the Gosforth Park Suite and the Park View Suite. You can choose delicious two (or three) course meals, buffets or afternoon tea, to treat yourself during your sophisticated day out.

If you want to grab a bite to eat before the race, there are a number of pubs and restaurants in the surrounding area, including the Border Minstrel and The Falcon’s Nest.

The Newcastle Racecourse also borders the Northumberland Golf Course, so you can really make the most of your day out with a round of golf after the race.