About the area
Jesmond is an upmarket village with lots of great bars, cafes, restaurants (from pizzerias to Michelin star restaurants), gyms, pools and loads of fabulous shopping including unique boutique clothing shops to vintage to designer… and lots of supermarkets including Waitrose, Tesco, Sainsbury and specialist independent food and wine retailers. A safe, leafy, vibrant and friendly upmarket cosmopolitan area located just outside the city centre, walking distance or a couple of metro stops to the town centre, universities and hospitals. If you are new to the area Jesmond is the perfect place to meet people and make a home and diverse life.
The stunning Jesmond Dene is great for walkers, runners and mountain bikers with the cafe, restaurant and wildlife a few minutes’ walk. The Exhibition Park with the boating lake, museum and Wylam Brewery centre which plentiful music concerts and events to suit all tastes is also minutes away. On a Sunday morning head to the famous Sunday market on the Quayside for fabulous market stalls selling everything from antiques to locally source gourmet foods. It even has a little manmade beach, and the huge selection of bars along the riverside are always bustling and welcoming.