Gosforth has a wide variety of restaurants and places to eat. One notable claim to fame is that Greggs opened its first store on Gosforth High Street in 1951. Alongside Greggs, there are other chain restaurants or independent eateries to suit all tastes. You can also find many places to go for a drink, from traditional pubs and trendy cafes to elegant bars.
Gosforth is a chic and bustling area with a lovely high street that has lots of independent shops. You will find more of the mainstream, well-known high street brands in Gosforth Shopping Centre, including Boots and Sainsburys. In addition, there is a Marks & Spencer Food Outlet just opposite Regent Centre Metro Station.
The popular residential area has an excellent choice of schools. There is a great mix of primary and secondary schools including Gosforth East Middle School, Broadway East First School and Gosforth Junior High Academy.
The streets in Gosforth are often tree lined and nearby there are plenty of open green spaces, including Gosforth’s Central Park as well as access to the Town Moor, Gosforth Park or Wideopen’s Weetslade Country Park, which are all perfect for Sunday walks with the family and dogs. The surrounding areas of Gosforth are the gateway to the stunning Northumberland countryside. And if you are more interested in international trips, the airport is just 15 minutes away.