is located in Newcastle upon Tyne, north of Newcastle’s city centre. It is 284 miles from
London and has
a population of around 24,000 people.
is home to the Newcastle Falcons, an English rugby union team. The team was
founded in 1877, and were returned to the Aviva premiership in May 2013. Gosforth
is also home to the Regent Centre, which houses the HM Revenue &
of many parks in the area, Gosforth
Park is home to Newcastle
residents of Gosforth over the years include child entertainers Olga and Betty
Turnbull, Neil Tennant (musician), Alan Shearer (Newcastle United and England
football player), and Jonathan Edwards (Olympic triple jump champion).
towns to Gosforth include Jesmond (1 miles) and Longbenton (2 miles).