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May 222014

   Home > Tyne & Wear > Sunderland > Blog: Sunderland Stadium of Light Concert Public Transport

One Direction Concert At The Stadium of Light In Sunderland SR5 1SU

The much anticipated One Direction concert at Sunderland‘s Stadium of Light is taking place next week on Wednesday 28th May 2014. Guests who have booked to stay with us are advised to take public transport to and from the Stadium of Light in Sunderland. The quickest and easiest method is using the 35 Sunderland to South Shields Bus which you can board at the bottom of our street and disembark at the Wheatsheaf pub at bottom of Newcastle Road in Sunderland – two minutes walk from the Stadium of Light. Full information on this bus route including it’s timetable can be found on this page of our website: 35 Sunderland to South Shields Bus.

The map below shows the stadium and it’s immediate surrounding area. The 35 Sunderland to South Shields bus stop is on the right side of the map between the two light blue rectangles – closer than the Stadium of Light Tyne and Wear Metro station is to the stadium.

If you’re staying with us for any concert at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland then we highly recommend that you use this 35 Sunderland to South Shields Bus Service. We have recommended this method of travelling to and from the Stadium of Light to all our previous guests who have attended concerts at the Stadium of Light and they concur that it’s the best way to and from the stadium…

Review of Accommodation For Concert at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland

Jewel in the Crown! What a smashing little find! We were going to a concert with a day or so off tagged on. Annie’s was the best recommended in the area, so we went for it. Couldn’t have been better. Spick and span, spotlessly clean. Enthusiastic and friendly welcome from Linda. I imagine that she can tell from the booking date and the ticket release dates why we were there – and she dispensed great advice about how best to travel. Saved us hours – we bumped into another couple the following day at TAOTN (The Angel of the North) who stayed elsewhere and did the Metro, it took them half the night to get back. It’s also quiet. Very quiet. Pull down the blackout blind and you may just miss breakfast! South Shields itself offers a wide variety of evening food and entertainment, and again our host had all the details to hand. All within walking distance in a nice quiet part of town. Annie cooks a fine breakfast – one of the best. Scrambled egg is the acid test and she passes with flying colours. Just superb. I’d be surprised if I didn’t stay again very shortly as I travel to that part of the country quite often. 6/6

Over 50,000 fans will be in the audience to see One Direction and the Stadium of Light advises fans to plan their journey to and from the stadium carefully and arrive well in advance of the show as entry points will be extremely busy. To ensure the safety of everyone attending, there will be no queuing permitted in the days leading up to the concert.

External courtyard areas at the Stadium of Light will open after 2:30pm, with the main stadium gates open from 5pm. One Direction’s support act, 5 Seconds of Summer are set to take to the stage at 6:50pm, with One Direction due on at approximately 8:15pm.

No items of food or drink are permitted to be brought into the venue. Catering outlets will be available both in the external courtyard and the stadium concourses offering a range of items including pizzas, burgers, hot dogs, wraps and soft drinks. A “Challenge 25″ protocol operates at the Stadium of Light for anyone wishing to purchase alcohol – anyone who appears to be under the age of 25, will be asked to provide proof of age.

Approach roads to the stadium will be closed on show day to ensure the safety of the large numbers of pedestrians and there is no parking or access available at the stadium itself or the surrounding residential areas.

The key timings for the One Direction concert Wednesday 28th May 2014 at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland are…

2:30pm External courtyards open
4:30pm Hospitality entrances open
5pm Stadium gates open
6:50pm 5 Seconds of Summer on stage
8:15pm One Direction on stage
10pm Show ends (approximate time)

For more posts on our blog about Sunderland click here: Sunderland. For more posts on our blog about the Stadium of Light click here: Stadium of Light.

If you’re looking for hotel accommodation for a concert at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland our bed and breakfast room prices and availability is here: online booking.

Apr 152014

   Home > Book Online > Blog: New Smartphone Friendly Online Booking Engine

Booking direct online is the most popular way of booking a room at our guest house accommodation and our new smartphone-friendly online booking engine is available from today. See our room prices and availability and maybe try it to make your booking here: Annie’s Guest House Mobile Online Booking.

Our regular online booking engine can still be found here: Book Annie’s Guest House Online.

Apr 092014

   Home > Tyne & Wear > South Shields > Blog: Otto Restaurant Dean Road South Shields

Otto Restaurant 34-35 Dean Road South Shields NE33 4EA Flyer

A new restuarant opens at Hedworth Hall in South Shields on Saturday 12th April 2014. Otto Restaurant at 34-35 Dean Road, South Shields, NE33 4EA will be a modern European restaurant in the Westoe area of South Shields. A short walk from Chichester Metro Station, Westoe Village and South Tyneside College. It is approximately five minutes drive from our guest house accommodation in South Shields. You can take a look at Otto restaurant’s homepage here.

If you are looking for accommodation near the Hedworth Hall, Dean Road, Westoe Village or South Tyneside College area of South Shields please see our bed and breakfast availability and online booking page.

Jan 212014

   Home > Tyne & Wear > South Shields > Great North Run 2014

Great North Run Red Arrows Newcastle upon Tyne

We had a cancellation this morning for a four person room for 2014′s Great North Run weekend (Friday 5th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th September 2014). If you’re looking for a room then please see our online booking page. Room information and photographs can be found here: room information.

For more Great North Run related posts on our blog click here: Great North Run. For more Newcastle upon Tyne related blog posts click here: Newcastle upon Tyne. For more South Shields related blog posts click here: South Shields.

Update: this room has now been sold.

Nov 232013

   Home > Tyne & Wear > Tyne & Wear Metro

Guest House From Newcastle International Airport NE13 8BZ by Metro

Any guests staying with us in 2014 and plan on using the Tyne & Wear Metro to travel to/from our guest house in South Shields may want to make a note of the pricing changes that are to take place over the Tyne & Wear Metro system.

From Thursday 2nd January 2014 Tyne & Wear Metro ticket prices will be as follows…

A one-zone DaySaver ticket will rise from £2.50 to £2.60.
A two-zone DaySaver ticket will rise from £3.50 to £3.60.
A three zone DaySaver ticket will rise from £4.40 to £4.50.
A one zone single fare rises from £1.70 to £1.80.
A weekly two zone ticket rises from £14.40 to £14.80.

The following fares guide (updated January 2013) details Tyne and Wear Metro’s ticketing in detail. The 2014 fare guide has yet to be published.

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