Newcastle Thunder - Kingston Park, Brunton Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE13 8AF
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We are only a 4 mile taxi drive from Newcastle city centre, 2 minutes from the A1, 5 minutes from Newcastle International Airport and are situated close to both Kingston Park and Kenton Bank Foot Metro stations.
Kingston Park is less than five minutes’ drive from the A1. parking available. Local parking restrictions mean that anyone parking on the main road or in the housing estates near to Kingston Park will receive a parking ticket.
Direct Metros are available from Newcastle Central Station to Kenton Bank Foot Metro station and from there it is a 5 minute walk to Kingston Park. For more information on mainline rail travel to and from Newcastle Central Station please click here to visit the East Coast trains website.
As the most northerly Kingstone Press League 1 club, we understand that a trip to watch your team take on the Falcons can be a big commitment. But with our famous Geordie hospitality and the club only minutes from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, Kingston Park is well worth a visit!
There are an abundance of hotels around and about the Newcastle, many of which are within walking distance of the Metro system, which includes Kingston Park.
However, there are a number of hotels that the club recommends, all of which can offer discounted room rates to travelling rugby fans attending a Falcons game.
The Kingston Park Stadium usually opens at least 90 minutes before kick off and serves a range of drinks along with burgers, chips and other food.
If you are in the area and looking for food or drinks prior to the game the closest pub and restaurant to the ground is the Twin Farms pub, which is 0.4 miles or 8 minutes’ walk from the ground. To get to the Twin Farms head out of the main stadium gates and turn right; follow Brunton Road along and turn right onto Main Street road. The pub is a short distance along the road on your right.
Alternatively, there is also a Tesco Superstore, McDonalds, Boots Chemist and a range of other shops within walking distance of the stadium. To get to the retail Park exit the main gates of the Kingston Park rugby ground, turn left and then immediately right onto Windsor Way. Follow this road around to the left and turn right at the traffic lights. Continue straight ahead taking care when crossing the Metro train lines; you will see Boots, Greggs and Marks and Spencer to your right and Tesco, McDonalds and a number of other shops to your left.
Please note that there is also a petrol station at Tesco Kingston Park.
The North East is a busy and vibrant area which plays host to not only rugby but a wide range of events and festivals. Click here to visit the NewcastleGateshead Initiative website and find out about any extra events going on in the area during your visit