Charles Church - Thornley Woods, NE21

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Enjoy living in a peaceful rural retreat with superb city links

Set in a beautiful rural location, Thornley Woods is an exciting new development close to the western reaches of Gateshead. With a range of stunning three, four and five bedroom Charles Church homes, there's sure to be something that suits you perfectly.

  • Choice of 3,4 and 5 bedroom houses
  • Rural location with stunning surrounding countryside
  • Close to Gateshead and Newcastle city centre
  • Good selection of schools in the local area
  • Great shopping nearby

Thornley Woods' location is ideal if you're looking to live in a peaceful rural area but want to enjoy easy access to all the amenities of Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead. It's also perfect if you need to commute, as road and rail links will take you to Newcastle's business heart in under half an hour.

The nearest village to the development is Winlaton, situated within the area of Blaydon on Tyne. Here you'll have everything you need for day-to-day living, including a range of local shops, opticians, dentists and doctors, as well as three local primary schools and St Thomas More Catholic Academy. A short distance away, the intu Metrocentre (the largest shopping and leisure centre in Europe), has a vast array of shops and leisure activities for all ages to enjoy throughout the year.

The countryside is on your doorstep...

Living in this beautiful rural location means you'll be able to enjoy the abundance of countryside walks on your doorstep. Nearby, the stunning 18th-century Gibside estate is a haven for people and nature. There are miles of tranquil walks, an adventure play area and a woodland play trail – perfect for a family day out. You can also recharge your batteries and grab a bite to eat at Gibside's cafĂ©, which every Friday and Saturday turns into a pub and beer garden, or grab a bargain at its twice-monthly market.

Thornley Woods is perfectly placed for easy access to the cultural delights of Gateshead and Newcastle city centre, including fantastic museums, galleries and the Sage music venue. You'll also be able to make the most of some the North East's finest eateries at the Quayside and be treated to regular music, art, food and culture festivals throughout the year.

With its relaxing rural location, beautifully-designed new homes, good local amenities and convenient transport links nearby, Thornley Woods could be a perfect spot to call home.

Thornley Woods Gateshead


The A1 is just minutes from Thornley Woods which in turn links with the A1(M), making Northumberland in the north and Sunderland and Durham in the south within easy reach. Regular public transport services are available, plus local and national rail networks at nearby Central Station. Blaydon train station is the nearest local network to the development, just over 2 miles away.

For travel further afield, Newcastle International Airport is 9.3 miles away and boasts a wide selection of national and international destinations.

Approximate travel distance by car to:

Blaydon train station: 2.3 miles

intu Metrocentre: 4.1 miles

Newcastle Central train station: 6.3 miles

Newcastle upon Tyne city centre: 6.8 miles

Gateshead town centre: 7.1 miles

Newcastle International Airport: 9.3 miles


Images depict typical Charles Church house type. All room dimensions are subject to +/- 50mm tolerance. This information is for guidance only and does not form any part of any contract or constitute a warranty. All information correct at time of publication and is subject to change. Please check specification by contacting the development directly.