St. James' Park, home to the iconic Newcastle United, is a fantastic ground to visit. With a passionate home crowd, celebrating everything that's good and great about their buzzing, northeast city.
Regardless of allegiances, when in Newcastle, no trip is complete without a visit to this historic football club.
Visitors can combine an excellent tour with a fascinating exploration through the Newcastle United's stadium. For an extremely reasonable admission charge, this tour manages to be very worthwhile for every fan no matter which team you support, or even for those with no interest in the sport.
For a club that continues to mean so much to the city, it's only right to stop-by to experience the passion.
For your money, you are treaty to and thoroughly interesting, witty and personal tour round the treasured St. James' Park Stadium. A ground that has stood since the 1890s, the history contained within is vast. Admire the largest cantilever roof in Europe before entering the players' dressing room, the players' lounge (off-limits to the manager) and the cherished trophy room.
The stadium tour ends with the chance to following the footsteps of your footballing heroes, stepping out of the tunnel onto the immaculate pitch, imagining what it would be like as over 50,000 fans cheer from the stands.
With plenty of photo opportunities and a rare chance to see the inner workings of such a big club, it's well worth a visit for all fans.
Monday to Friday - 12.30pm and 2.30pm
Saturday - 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm
Sunday - 11.30am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm
Not available on match days or public holidays.
Directions to the Stadium
Newcastle United's St. James' Park Stadium is just a 15-minute walk from our Holiday Inn Express hotel.
From our hotel entrance:
1. Turn right onto St. James' Blvd
2. Follow St. James' Blvd and continue north onto Gallowgate
3. Turn left from the end of Gallowgate onto Barrack Road
4. Follow signs for St. James' Park visitor entrance