St James

St James is at the very end of the Coast line on the metro and primarily serves St James Park football ground however is also handy for Chinatown and Newcastle Business School on a wet day (although you'd have to change at Monument if you're coming in on the Airport line). Come out of the … Continue reading St James

Hadrian Road

Hadrian Road metro station is largely residential between Howden and Wallsend. As such, there isn't much in the way of pubs nearby. We left the station via platform 1 and walked North onto South Terrace, then turned left onto Wallsend High Street and you'll find The Coach and Horses about 8 minutes down on the … Continue reading Hadrian Road

Byker

Travelling to Byker is a surprisingly pleasant journey if you're coming from the centre of town as your travel past Ouseburn and over the Byker Viaduct which offers really pretty views of the Tyne and bridges. As you arrive at the station and exit through the main doors turn left towards Shields Road and you'll … Continue reading Byker

Regent Centre

When you live out in Bank Foot there's nothing more frustrating than getting to a metro station and seeing the fatal words 'next train terminates at Regent Centre' ugh, so close yet so far. However more than once have we hopped on the train anyway and paid a visit to some of the great pubs … Continue reading Regent Centre