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Tennis in Newcastle



As a city responsible for nurturing some of Britain’s greatest sporting heroes and with a rich history of being at the heart UK sport, Newcastle is a brilliant place for any budding tennis player to grab a racket and get involved in the sport. From state-of-the-art facilities to local easy access courts and free coaching sessions, it’s easy to play your way on court in Newcastle.

If you’re based in Newcastle and looking for somewhere to play tennis, we have all the information you need about clubs and tennis hotspots in the area.

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There are many opportunities for anyone to get involved in tennis in Newcastle. The city is home to 15 different tennis venues, from the 18 courts available at The Northumberland Club to the 9 park sites across Newcastle, you will always find a great spot to have a hit.

Want to take on other players in local competitions? Local Tennis Leagues might be just the thing for you and with competitive leagues taking place on public courts in Newcastle; it’s easy to get involved.

There are also disability specific programmes available at clubs in the region, which offer accessible tennis activity to individuals with a disability or long term health condition. These sessions are run through the LTA Open Court programme, including the thriving North East Visually Impaired Tennis Club (NEVITC), based at the Northumberland Club, which is now recognised as one of the largest and most successful blind and visually impaired tennis clubs in the UK, catering for all ages and abilities.

Here are just a few of Newcastle’s fantastic tennis venues:

  • Exhibition Park
  • Elswick Park
  • Leazes Park Tennis Club
  • Gosforth Central Park
  • Northumberland Club
  • Northumberland Tennis Academy
  • Jesmond LTC

You can find a tennis court in Newcastle using our tool to see a list of available locations.

How to get started

Tennis is a great form of exercise and an amazing sport. Anyone can play; whatever their motivation or ability, from all communities and backgrounds.

How to start competing

Find out more information about playing tennis competitively, get some advice from the LTA on how to find and enter recreational tennis competitions across the UK.

Pair & Play

Pair & Play is doubles tennis with double the fun. Held weekly, the programme is designed to help women improve their skills and confidence on the court.