Find Us

Find all the information you need about where we are, and when we’ll be there! 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

Opening Times

The Hoppings is now closed for 2016. Check back here next year where we will have the opening times for 2017 and everything you need to know!


How do you get there?


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 £3 to park all day.


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.


You can travel by bus or Metro to the Hoppings.  Alight at the Great North Road if travelling by bus, or at West Jesmond Metro station, if travelling by Metro.

Nexus can give you any travel information you need to get to and from The Hoppings!

If you are planning on catching the bus to The Hoppings, Go North East has all the information you need!

Age restrictions

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

Vouchers – Print off our discount ride vouchers, available here.


Stay Safe 

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.

First Aid

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.