Local Attractions

Newcastle and Northumbria Universities
Situated within a mile of The Kenilworth, both Universities are easily accessible via public transport or on foot. Jesmond is a popular area for students, both for accommodation and socialising.


Sporting venues
Less than 2 miles from the hotel, the legendary St James’s Park, home to Newcastle United Football Club hosts regular Premier League matches.
Gosforth Park Racecourse, home to the annual Northumberland Plate, is less than 3 miles away and offers regular fixtures.
Gateshead International Stadium, a major venue for athletics meetings is easily reached via Metro from Jesmond Station.


Shopping and Leisure
Newcastle is home to Eldon Square Shopping Centre offering major chain stores including John Lewis and Fenwick Ltd. Smaller boutiques can be found in the City Centre around High Bridge and Monument and Jesmond itself offers a number of exclusive boutiques and gift shops.
Nightlife in Newcastle can be found in abundance with a variety of bars and clubs along the famous Quayside and in the City Centre. A wide range of restaurants can also be found in Newcastle, whilst Jesmond offers a leafy alternative to the City Centre with a number of eateries and bars dotted along Osborne Road, all with outside terraces.


Culture
Newcastle has a plethora of museums and art galleries including The Baltic, famed for its showcase of modern art and the Laing Art Gallery, home to paintings by many famous North East artists. The recently refurbished Great North Museum and The Discovery Science Museum can also be found in the City Centre.
For music lovers, The Sage, situated along the banks of the River Tyne offers a variety of music events and concerts and the Metro Radio Arena is one of the most popular venues for larger concerts in the North of England.


Outdoor Activities
The beautiful Northumbria countryside with attractions such as Hadrian’s Wall, Alnwick Castle and Gardens and The Farne Islands are within easy driving distance of The Kenilworth whilst Tynemouth, Whitley Bay and their award winning beaches are only a few miles from the hotel.