St Peter's Basin is located between Newcastle city centre and
Quayside, Heaton and Walker meaning you have access to a fantastic
range of local ameneties including a marina, the
NewcastleGateshead quays, shops, bars and restaurants.
If you are worried about where to park your private yahct
then never fear, St Peter's Marina has 150 berths for vessels
upto 120 feet long. It's also great for relaxing on a sunny
day and enjoying a bit of people watching.
The Ouseburn Valley is between St Peter's Basin and the centre
of Newcastle Upon Tyne. It is home to media and public relations
companies, art galleries, pubs and music venues and is very popular
with students and locals of all ages.
The Star and Shadow Cinema situated in the Ouseburn Valley is
run by community volunteers and gives discounts to students. It
shows independent and local films, hosts comedy shows, art shows,
book groups and has an unusual range of books and magazines
in the Canny Little Library events every Sunday.
The seven bridges that cross the Tyne, the Sage and the Baltic
Centre for Contemporary Art are all highlights of
NewcastleGateshead's quayside just a short walk away while you're
living in St Peter's Basin and are definately must-sees.
St Peter's Basin is easily accessible by car and by public
transport as it is close to the city centre and main roads A193
and A168. Byker Metro station is just a short walk away.
Living in St Peter's Basin also gives you access to Newcastle's
Metro system which can take you all over Newcastle Upon Tyne as
well as into Gateshead and Sunderland. As it is only a mile
away, a nice walk along the quayside on a sunny day will easily get
you into the city centre.
Living in St Peter's Basin is perfectly suited to students,
postgraduates and professionals. It is only a mile away from
Newcastle city centre and the university campuses. You will be
surrounded by the some of the best cultural sights, bars and
restaurants in Newcastle including the fashionable Ouseburn