Find all the information you need about where we are, directions to get to us and what time we are open below! Also find links to travel websites and tips to save money. Don’t forget, entry to The Hoppings is FREE!
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Where are we?
Newcastle Town Moor,
Newcastle upon Tyne
THE HOPPINGS 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
How do you get there?
FIND US BY CAR
Access is via the Grandstand Road entrance near the Blue House roundabout. Parking – there are many parking restrictions in Jesmond and Gosforth, so we strongly recommend that you park on site where it only costs £4.00 to park all day.
FIND US ON FOOT
Pedestrians can enter The Hoppings via the main entrance on the Great North Road, via the car parking area on Grandstand Road, or from Claremont Road via Exhibition Park.
FIND US BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT
You can travel by bus or Metro to The Hoppings.
BUS: The Hoppings have partnered with Arriva for 2020 to encourage more people to use public transport. Arriva offer up to 41 buses per hour in each direction between Newcastle Haymarket and Forysth Road (for the Hoppings) on Monday to Saturday daytimes. There will be regular announcements on board the bus letting people know where to get off for The Hoppings. You can find more information on the Arriva website! www.arrivabus.co.uk/
Go North East also information of getting to The Hoppings! https://www.gonortheast.co.uk/journeyplanner/
METRO: West Jesmond Station Nexus can give you any travel information you need to get to and from The Hoppings! http://www.nexus.org.uk/
Whatever your age, there are rides to suit everyone. All rides and attractions are individually priced and may have their own unique height and body restrictions.
How to save money
Your safety is our priority. A fairground superintendent is on duty throughout the duration of The Hoppings. He can be found at the Control Centre next to the main entrance on the Great North Road.
Feeling unwell? The First Aid centre can be found in the Portacabins at the main entrance on the Great North Road. St. John’s Ambulance Staff will also be patrolling the site.
Fairground ride operators reserve the right to prevent any passengers from using their ride if they feel that they are under the influence of alcohol on arrival.