Gosforth Nature Reserve’s new Field Studies Room provides the perfect space for meetings and events

The perfect space for your event

Looking for a tranquil, natural setting to host your next event, meeting or workshop?

NHSN’s Field Studies Room is located in the quiet oasis of Gosforth Nature Reserve, a wildlife haven located on the outskirts of Newcastle. Fully equipped to host events for visitors of all ages, the room provides the perfect place for those looking to host small-scale community, corporate or social gatherings while surrounded by some of the best North East nature has to offer.

With a maximum capacity of thirty people, toilets, a kitchenette, free WiFi and a TV with HDMI connections, this flexible space offers a range of possibilities and can be tailored easily to fit your needs. A wide access ramp and accessible toilets also mean that everyone is able to use and enjoy this fantastic resource.

NHSN is keen to support local community groups, universities, organisations and charities who share our passion for sustainability and North East nature. Charity discounts are available upon booking.


There are four gendered toilets and one accessible unisex toilet in the Field Studies Room. A kitchenette is available for self-catering events and an outdoor sink allows for washing of field equipment and boots. An on-site TV with HDMI connections is available to all groups, allowing presentations to be easily shared, and free WiFi is available for all visitors. Blackout roller blinds are also installed and white board flip chart is provided.


The Field Studies Room is fully accessible thanks to a wide access ramp complete with hand rail. The room’s unisex toilet is also fully accessible ensuring everyone has access to vital facilities.


Tables and chairs can comfortable sit a maximum of thirty adults or forty children in the Field Studies Room. Room layout and seating is fully customisable and can be arranged in theatre, classroom, boardroom or standing-only format.

Half Day (charity) – £75

Half Day (organisational) – £100

Full Day (charity) – £120

Full Day (organisational) – £150

Booking form

Our simple booking form tells us everything we need to know to make your event a success and includes pricing for half-day and full-day events.

 If you have any questions prior to booking, please contact us on 0191 208 2790 or at nhsn@ncl.ac.uk. Please read our terms and conditions before booking.

If you would like to visit the Field Studies Room in advance, please get in touch. We’re happy to help.

Zero waste policy

NHSN is committed to ensuring all events at Gosforth Nature Reserve are as sustainable as possible and welcomes organisations and groups who share our passion for the environment.

We have a zero-waste policy for all events in the Field Studies Room.

Visitors and attendees are expected to take all waste and recycling home with them.