Shopping in Newcastle

High-street names, boutique brands, a big city-centre mall and bustling street markets make Newcastle one of the best shopping destinations in the North of England.

Newcastle is so compact that you can easily walk from one area to another, with plenty of opportunities to refuel along the way.

Shopping highlights include:

  • Eldon Square Shopping Centre, one of the UK’s largest city-centre shopping malls, just a five-minute walk from campus
  • The nearby Metrocentre is Europe's largest shopping and leisure centre, featuring 330+ shops, cinemas and restaurants and is just 10 minutes by bus
  • Northumberland Street, home to big brand names like M&S and Fenwick
  • the Grey Street and Grainger Town areas, which feature brands like Vivienne Westwood and Michael Kors, and boutique stores like Pretty Green
  • High Bridge Quarter, with quirky vintage and independent stores
  • the traditional Victorian Grainger Market and Edwardian Central Arcade
  • the Quayside Sunday Market with over 200 stalls

Global food stores such as Back Home International and HiYou Oriental Food Emporium cater to the city's large international student population.