Things to do close to Coach Lane Campus
• Pubs & Bars: In the Heaton area students love the Hussars, Chillingham Arms and The Corner House. Each offer some great drinks deals as well as serving up classic pub menus. From Heaton it’s also easy to reach the pubs, bars and music venues of The Ouseburn.
• Cafes & restaurants: Lezzet Turkish Restaurant is under fifteen minutes’ walk from Coach Lane and is one of the top-rated restaurants in the city according to TripAdvisor! You can also get a great curry at Khans, Solomon’s Lounge or Café Spice and there are plenty of pizza and chicken takeaways nearby. In Heaton there are so many charming little spots for a coffee or weekend brunch it’s hard to choose but some of the most popular include The Butterfly Cabinet, The Naked Deli and The Wild Trapeze. One of the most popular spots for a quick bite to eat on Chillingham Road has to be the old Geordie favourite, Greggs.
• Food/Shops: Sainsbury’s have a large supermarket on Etherstone Avenue which is super convenient to reach from Coach Lane Campus – just a short walk. There are branches of Tesco on Benton Road and Chillingham Road and lots of small convenience stores and off-licences throughout Heaton and High Heaton. Chillingham Road and Benton Road also benefit from hair & beauty salons, barbershops, opticians, pharmacies, a furniture store, a phone and pc repair shop.
• Other things to do: Students choosing to live in accommodation in Heaton get the benefit of some lovely green spaces nearby. Heaton Park is ideal for sunbathing on a sunny day, playing a bit of sport, treating yourself to an ice cream or going for a bargain Italian meal at Sambuca Pavilion. If you fancy a bit of local shopping, head to nearby Byker where the retail park is home to stores including M&S, TK Maxx, Argos and JD Sports.