Nido Student Stepney Yard offers a boutique feel that is home to 266 students every year. Located in the heart of Newcastle’s cultural hub and just minutes from both of the city’s university campuses, this is the ideal location for you to create your student memories. Enjoy all that our Nido accommodation has including social spaces, cinema room, 200Mbps wifi and beautifully designed mezzanine studios and ensuite apartments that have that cosy yet modern feel.
Make the best of Nido Student Stepney Yard’s bonuses like the large social areas with games tables, private study spaces, a cinema room, outside space, laundry facilities and on-site bike storage. Let’s not forget the essentials you’ll have at hand like 24/7 access to our gym located just 2 minutes away at Nido Union Square and 200Mbps wifi that’s available throughout the residence. Got a friend over? No worries, with this internet you can connect up to 6 devices at a time.
Located in the centre of the beautiful and popular student area, Upper Ouseburn, Nido is just minutes from Newcastle City Centre. The area is ideal for students as it’s a safe neighbourhood with a range of transport options including bus and Metro. You will have easy access to local shops and some of the city’s most popular student hangouts including cafes, restaurants, bars and music venues, all within a few minutes of your front door. And, as we’re only minutes from campus, there are no early starts or long commutes to worry about either.
Click through all our must-see spots in Newcastle below.
Our personal favourite is their Ultimate Burger which consists of a beef burger, bacon, lettuce and onion, all sandwiched between two cheese toasties. If you’re feeling extra brave you can even make it a double. Good prices, good food but not for the faint-hearted.
1b Ford Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne - NE6 1NWOuseburn Cafe website
Artisan is still relatively new to the Ouseburn Valley, and their mantra, ‘where food is art’ may seem a touch too high-brow for some. At Artisan they pride themselves on the best locally sourced ingredients, producing fresh seasonal dishes, and it goes without saying that the presentation is exquisite. Perfect for a date-night or special occasion.
Stoddart Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne - NE2 1ANArtisan website
More than a cinema, the Star & Shadow Cinema is an alternative social, cultural, arts and community hub run by a collective of volunteers.
Warwick Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne - NE1 2NPStar & Shadow Cinema website
The Victoria Tunnel was built to transport coal from the other side of the city to the river in 1842 then used as an Air Raid shelter in WW2. Guided tours offer an informative and fun trip through - a once in a lifetime experience.
Ouseburn Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne - NE1 2PGThe Victoria Tunnel website
Every Sunday between the Millenium Bridge and Swing Bridge, independent traders selling handcrafted goods and local produce pitch up between 9am-4pm. Artists, designers, jewellery-makers, food stalls, photographers and fashionistas showcase their goods and produce. Perfect for a Sunday stroll or shopping you won’t find anywhere else.
Quayside, Newcastle Upon Tyne - NE1 3DEQuayside Market website
The UK's largest contemporary craft and design gallery located in an old warehouse just a 3-minute walk from both of our Newcastle residences. It offers free entry plus there is plenty to peruse, buy and even grab a coffee and a cake.
16 Stoddart Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne - NE2 1ANThe Biscuit Factory website
Under the Glasshouse Bridge is a traditional pub that embraces alternative music and it even has an outdoor stage! The Tyne Bar offers a great selection of food and drinks with an even better atmosphere.
1 Maling Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne - NE6 1LBThe Tyne Bar website
Tup Tup is Newcastle’s most acclaimed nightclub. Multi-level music rooms with lavish Eastern-style interior including waterfalls, mosaic lamps and cosy booths. It is everything you could want for in a night out.
7 St Nicholas' Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne - NE1 1RETup Tup website