Welcome to Gateshead, the vibrant sports hub nestled on the southern bank of the River Tyne in Tyne and Wear, England. Our Gateshead section at Tyne Wear Sport is your entrance to exploring this dynamic town’s sports and outdoor activities scene.

From the renowned Gateshead International Stadium, the third largest sporting venue in Tyne and Wear and the North East’s sole IAAF-standard athletics stadium, to the home grounds of Gateshead FC, Gateshead Harriers Athletics Club, and Gateshead Storm Rugby Club, Gateshead boasts a rich sports heritage.

But also we explore local parks and trails, discover hidden gems for outdoor adventures. So whether you’re into running, cycling, hiking or simply enjoying recreational sports, Gateshead has something for everyone. Make the most of your active lifestyle in Gateshead!


A Runner’s Perspective: Quayside Running in Gateshead

The Quayside is a hidden gem. It’s got this charm with its old bridges and the gentle river. It’s not your typical flashy photo spot. But running here? It’s an adventure. You’re weaving through tourists, stepping over ancient cobblestones, all while chasing that first light by the Millennium Bridge. Because you know, without that snap, … Read more

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