Woolsington Tourism

Woolsington is a village in and also a civil parish of City of Newcastle, England. It is north-west of the city centre, and covers a large geographical area. It is one of the city's 26 electoral wards, although the ward is slightly larger than the civil parish, extending slightly further south. The parish also includes Newbiggin Hall, Woolsington village and Newcastle Airport. It has a population of 11,160 as of the 2011 Census. The place-name 'Woolsington' is first attested in Charter Rolls of 1204, where it appears as Wlsinton. The name means 'the town or settlement of Wulfsige's people'. The Grade II* listed Woolsington Hall and its 92-acre estate are located in the parish. The hall is on English Heritage's Heritage at Risk register. In December 2015 the hall was severely damaged by fire. There are four primary schools in the ward as well as a nursery and creche. There is also a children's centre. Other community facilities include Simonside Community Centre, Newbiggin Hall library, Gala Field Youth Centre and Chevyside Learning First.Newbiggin Hall Library has computers with free internet access. Gala Field Youth Centre provides activities and support to children and young people in the area.Simonside Community Centre on Bedeburn Road offers rooms to hire for events or meetings and a fitness suite. The Woolsington ward boundary starts at the junction with the A1 and A696 Woolsington Bypass. It heads northwest along the A696 to the junction with Newbiggin Dene where it heads north to the metro line. From here the boundary runs along the Westerhope ward boundary to join Stamfordham Road at the junction of the Ouseburn. The boundary continues southeast along Stamfordham Road to the junction with the A1 Western Bypass. It heads north along the A1 back to the start at the Woolsington Bypass. House prices in the ward average at £154,500. However, property prices within the boundaries of the village itself range from £250,000 to £1,100,000.


A place in United Kingdom, Woolsington is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. After your splendid visit to Woolsington, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard, The Royal Mile. A holiday in Woolsington can generally be of 1-2 days.

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