GETTING HERE

Northern Lights is at Leazes Park, situated in the centre of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Please enter the park from Barrack Road using the southern entrance, opposite Stanhope Street and The Black and White Bull pub.

Please note this is the opposite side of the park to the Royal Victoria Infirmary.

The nearest postcode of the event is: NE4 6BB

DROPOFF POINTS FOR DISABLED AND REDUCED MOBILITY VISITORS

The closest dropoff locations to our entrance are listed below. The use of the below locations are subject to availability and at your own risk, as they are not within the footprint of the event. Please note these are locations for dropping off – for car parking, see our recommended locations below. 

Esso Garage (21 Barrack Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 6BA)

If you are dropped off at this location, use the pedestrian crossings to cross Barrack Road, then use the path entrance into the park, which is directly opposite the crossing. There is a gentle slope up towards the entrance to Northern Lights. 

Wellington Street (NE4 5TA) 

The closest residential street is Wellington Street, behind the Esso Garage. If you are dropped off on Wellington street, Barrack road can be accessed by turning right via the end of the street. Use the pedestrian crossings to cross Barrack Road, then use the path entrance into the park, which is directly opposite the crossing. There is a gentle slope up towards the entrance to Northern Lights. 

St James Park Stadium Car Park (Barrack Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SE)

Please note: we do not recommend using this dropoff point on match days. 

Visitors can be dropped off, subject to availability, inside the St James Car Park by travelling directly to the car park which is accessed via Robson Wy on Barrack Road, After being dropped off at this location, take a right out of the car park entrance onto Barrack Road and continue until you see the entrance to the park on the right.  There is a gentle slope up towards the entrance to Northern Lights. 

ENTRANCE


The main entrance to our event will be from Barrack Road, just opposite Stanhope Street and the Black and White Bull pub. Follow Barrack Road from St James Park, up the hill and it is the first entrance on your right into the park.

Don’t worry if you get lost – we will have plenty of signage and stewards to guide you.

WALK

We are just a 15 minute walk from the city centre. 

From Grey’s Monument follow Blackett Street, onto Gallowgate, and up the hill of Barrack Road, with St James Park on your right hand side. The entrance to the event is the first entrance to the park on your right. 

Please note that most routes from the heart of the city centre and train station are uphill, so please bear in mind the geordie geography when planning your route. 

CAR

The nearest car parks to our event entrance are:

St James Park Stadium Car Park

Barrack Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SE

  • Accessible
  • Open 24 hours
  • Multi-storey
  • 2 mins walk from entrance to NLN
  • Please note that this gets extremely busy on Newcastle United match days

Q-Park Stowell Street

Stowell St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4YB

  • Accessible
  • Open 24 hours
  • Multi-storey
  • 9 minute walk from entrance to NLN

The Gate Car Park

20A Stowell St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4YB

  • Open 24 hours
  • 10 minute walk from entrance to LNL

Terrace Place South Car Park

26 Terrace Pl, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LS

  • Open 24 hours
  • 11 minutes from entrance to NLN

Blandford Square Public Car Park

Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4HZ

  • Open 24 hours
  • 11 minute walk from entrance to NLN
  • Handy if driving in from Gateshead

Morden Street Parking

Morden St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RQ

  • Open 24 hours
  • 13 minute  walk from entrance to NLN

Eldon Square Multi-storey Car Park

Percy St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RZ

  • Open 7am – 10pm (8am – 6pm on Sundays)
  • Multi-storey
  • 32 disabled spaces
  • Free after 7pm
  • 14 minute walk from entrance to NLN

Please note that all car parks near to the event are downhill from us so you will need to walk uphill to get to our entrance.

TRAIN AND METRO

Newcastle Train station is just a 15 minute walk (0.7 miles) away from the event and has regular services across the country, as well as local trains. More information about train times and station facilities can be found here.

We are just a stone’s throw away from St James Park Metro Station! We are only a 7 minute walk from the station. Please bear in mind that the walk from the Metro is all uphill, so please factor in the geordie geography when planning your route! 

Other nearby Metro Stations are: 

Newcastle Train Station – 0.6 miles, 15 minutes (uphill)

Monument Station – 0.7 miles, 16 minute walk (uphill)

Haymarket Station – 0.8 miles, 17 minute walk (please note this is on the opposite side of Leazes Park to where our entrance is)

BUS

The Barrack Road – Leazes Park Stop is the easiest stop to get to our event and is right outside our entrance! From here you can get the:

  • 12 Bus (Fenham to Wallsend)
  • 39 Bus (Dumpling Hall to Walker)
  • 40 Bus (Chapel House to Wallsend)
  • 62 Bus (Killingworth – Throckley)
  • 63 Bus (Killingworth – Newcastle – East Middle Callerton)
  • 71 Bus (Newcastle – Cowgate – Chapel Park – North Walbottle)
  • 72 Bus (Newcastle – Cowgate – Chapel Park)
  • 87 Bus (Newcastle – Newbiggin Hall – Newcastle)