Newcastle Falcons guide to match day and the best post-match experience
So you’re going to Kingston Park to watch the rugby, whether it’s for The Falcons or to support your visiting team on the road you need to know the best places to go!
Check out our Nights Out In Newcastle guide to the area, pre-match and post-match entertainment, food and drink, activities and more!
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Where to Drink?
Hitting ‘The Toon‘ after the game? So where to go for drinks? Check out our handy bar guide here. Jam packed full of the very best bars, clubs and pubs in Newcastle.
We have tried and tested the best bars in Newcastle so you don’t have to! It’s a tough job but someone had to do it!
You can also search for bars showing live sport here if you have not managed to get yourself a ticket yet! You can keep up to date with everything going on in Newcastle by subscribing to our blog, following us on Facebook and checking us out on Twitter. Remember to use our hashtag #NightsOutInNewcastle to share your nights out, photos and banter.
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Where to Eat?
So where to go for food? Check out our handy guide here. Jam packed full of the very best pub grub, quick light bites, contemporary cuisine and hottest curries in Newcastle.
Looking for something to do before the match or on your spare day up in Newcastle? We have some amazing activities to keep you busy before and after the match. If you are looking for something to do in the daytime check out our list here. We have some great football themed things to do, with Play with a Legend, Stadium Tours, 5-a-side and more.
We have activities for everyone with the strenuous to the sedate, the relaxed to rumbustious, with some great fun times to be had!
Where to Stay?
If you are up in Newcastle for the match you might as well make a night of it! Newcastle’s legendary nightlife is a must-see for visitors to the region and you are always guaranteed a good night, whatever the result!
For information on hotels in the area click here.
Getting to the Ground
Kingston Park Stadium,
Kenton Bank Foot,
Newcastle upon Tyne.
The ground is only 5 miles from Newcastle city centre, 3 miles from Newcastle International Airport, a 2 minute drive from the A1 and a 5 minute walk from Kingston Park and Bank Foot Metro stations.
From the A1
- Take the Airport exit
- At the roundabout take the exit signposted for Kingston Park
- Go straight over two roundabouts, under the Metro bridge and take the first right onto Brunton Road
- After 400 metres the stadium is on your left
On non-match days there is ample free parking at the stadium. However, on first-team match days parking is limited and comes with a charge. We strongly recommend booking in advance.
To book matchday parking call 0871 226 6060.
Local parking restrictions are in place on the surrounding streets, meaning that anyone parking on the main road or in the housing estates near to Kingston Park Stadium will receive a parking ticket.
Park and ride facilities are available at a number of local Metro stations, offering all-day parking. Stations offering park and ride include:
- Bank Foot (within walking distance of the ground)
- Kingston Park (within walking distance of the ground)
- Callerton Parkway
- Northumberland Park
Newcastle is easy to reach by train and the ground is only a short Metro ride and then a 5 minute walk from the Kingston Park and Bank Foot Metro stations.
For those travelling via train arriving at Newcastle Central Station, the Metro is the easiest way in which to get to the stadium. Central Station has its own Metro station. Take the trains headed for ‘Airport’ and get off at Kingston Park station (10 stops from Central Station). Once there it is a 5 minute walk from the station.
Newcastle upon Tyne is served by the Tyne & Wear Metro system. With frequent services between Newcastle Airport, Newcastle city centre, the coast, major transport interchanges and destinations south to Wearside.
Local bus services operate in the Kingston Park area, with connections including the X47 to and from Newcastle city centre.
For information on local buses click here.