Newcastle Racecourse


Newcastle Racecourse, High Gosforth Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE3 5HP
+44 (0)1912 362020

What evening meal do you provide for Racing Staff?

Evening meals are provided in the Border Minstrel Pub at a 50% discount. The pub is located opposite the stables 40yds away from yard & Hostel.

What type of food does the Racing Staff Canteen offer?

There is a mixed and varied selection of quality food that caters for all.

Is food available all day?

7am through till 1 hour after the last race.

Is there anything else you’d like to let Racing Staff know about the food and refreshments?

Free Tea & Coffee for all stable staff.

Where is the staff accommodation located on the racecourse?

Adjacent to the stable yard (opposite Border Minstrel Pub).

How many rooms does the racecourse provide?

18 twins at present.

Dependent upon how busy a race meeting is.

Not yet.

None at present.



Not yet.




Do you have facilities for staff to change and wash in if not staying?



For courses staging multi-day fixtures, what time can staff check in?

Usually on arrival.

No deadlines unless very busy.

Yes, but again depends on how busy we are.

Karen Armstrong is the Manageress.

Best Turned Out awards vary depending on sponsors.

In addition, we discount rounds of Golf at Parklands Golfcourse located 200yds away on the racecourse estate.

Please just ask the Clerk of the Course and we can deal with each request.