Newcastle - British Racecourse
A grade 1 Jumps track and a brand new all weather surface too.
About Newcastle Racecourse:
It is set in beautiful 812 acre High Gosforth Park estate only 5 miles from the City Centre of Newcastle Upon Tyne. Newcastle is a left-handed, oval shaped course of one mile six furlongs in circumference. There is also a straight course, over which races of up to one mile can be run on the flat. The course is decidedly galloping in character, and a steady climb from the turn into the straight makes it a testing track, particularly for two-year-olds early in the season. Ability to see the distance out thoroughly is most important. Children aged 18 and under are admitted free of charge to all race meetings when accompanied by an adult.
Flat- Left-handed 1 3/4m oval with easy bends. Uphill 4f run-in places emphasis on stamina. It can become very testing.
National Hunt- Left-handed, with uphill finish. Going can be very testing. A Circuit of 1m 6f.
Getting there, directions and parking:
Train - From Newcastle City Centre from Haymarket, Monument or Newcastle Central Metro Stations you can take the Metro, along the airport line to Regent Centre Metro Station. You will then need to take a bus from Regent Centre Metro Station to Newcastle Racecourse.
Bus - There is a free bus hopper service from Regent Centre & Four Lane Ends Metro Stations on each race day. The service will run from approximately 90 minutes prior to the first race up until the first race. Bus numbers 40, 41,42,43,44 & 45 leave from Haymarket bus station in the city centre regularly. After racing the free bus hopper service will run up to 1 hour after the last.
Parking - Car Parking is free of charge
EAT DRINK SLEEP
Places to stay nearby:
Jesmond Dene House (2.6 miles)
Jesmond Dene Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2EY
Tel: 0191 212 3000
Premier Inn Newcastle Gosforth Hotel (2.5 miles)
Moor Farm Roundabout, Annitsford, Newcastle upon Tyne NE23 7QA, England
Tel: 0871 527 8788
The Northumbrian Piper (1.6 miles)
Fawdon House, 1 Fawdon close, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 2AH, England
Tel: 0191 285 6793
Border Minstrel (3.1 miles)
High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 5EJ
Tel: 0191 236 2002