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The Hoppings – get all the fun of the fair with Go North East

News   •   Jun 18, 2019 10:56 BST

Europe's biggest travelling funfair returns to Newcastle's Town Moor from 21 to 29 June with over 300 rides and attractions.

The Hoppings is a regular favourite with families and visitors across the North East and now in its 137th year, Hoppings 2019 promises to be one of the best yet, bringing nine fun-filled days to the region.

There will be attractions to suit all ages such as cup and saucer rides and the Helter Skelter, and for adrenaline junkies there will be MACH5, The Exciter, Ice Jet and many more rides that will turn your knuckles white.

The funfair will be open between 1pm and 11pm each day from Friday 21 until Saturday 29 June.


Getting there

Travelling to The Hoppings couldn't be easier with Go North East – the Quaylink Q3 service stops right outside, with buses up to every 15 minutes from Newcastle City Centre. If you're travelling from further afield, use Go North East's Journey Planner and you'll be on your way in no time at all. 


Family Day Ticket

As well as getting you to The Hoppings quickly, Go North East can save you money with a Family Day Ticket – travel all day with Go North East for just £10.

  • Valid for up to two adults and three children under 16 travelling in a group.
  • Minimum of one adult and one child. Child must be of fare paying age (5-year-old and above).
  • Available from the driver on the day of travel, or buy in advance on the Go North East app.