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New Homes in Blaydon-on-Tyne 

Sitting on the south bank of the River Tyne in the North East, Blaydon offers an incredibly appealing location in Tyne and Wear. Just a few miles west of Gateshead, new homes in Blaydon-on-Tyne offer brilliant access to Newcastle, while Sunderland and Durham are also within easy reach. 

Whether you’re heading over to South Shields for a day on the coast or heading in the opposite direction to explore the spectacular scenery on offer in the North Pennines, Kielder Forest and Northumberland National Park, Blaydon is great for exploring. You can browse our latest developments near Blaydon-on-Tyne below, and discover more information about the local area.
  • Meadow Hill

    Meadow Hill

    Eastern Gateway, Meadow Hill, Throckley, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 9DD
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £272,995 to £347,995
  • Coming soon
    Sycamore Grove

    Sycamore Grove

    Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 4QD
    • Coming soon
  • Bedewell Court

    Bedewell Court

    Adair Way, Hebburn, NE31 2BS
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £176,995 to £284,995
  • West Meadows @ Arcot Estate

    West Meadows @ Arcot Estate

    Beacon Lane, Cramlington, NE23 8AZ
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £245,995 to £330,995
  • Church Fields

    Church Fields

    St Michaels Avenue, New Hartley, NE25 0RP
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £119,995 to £318,495
  • South Fields

    South Fields

    Stobhill, Morpeth, NE61 2ZF
    • 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £94,995 to £494,995
  • Blossom Park

    Blossom Park

    Hebron Avenue, Pegswood, NE61 6RJ
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £101,995 to £309,995
  • Cherry Tree Park

    Cherry Tree Park

    St Benedicts Way, Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0NY
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £227,995 to £309,995
  • Burton Woods

    Burton Woods

    Rosedale, Spennymoor, DL16 6SB
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £198,995 to £299,995
  • Burdon Green

    Burdon Green

    Bogma Hall Farm, Coxhoe, DH6 4EN
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £155,995 to £344,995
  • Elwick Gardens

    Elwick Gardens

    Riverston Close, Hartlepool, TS26 0PY
    • 2 and 4 bedroom
    • £154,995 to £351,995
  • Coming soon
    Highgrove at Wynyard Park

    Highgrove at Wynyard Park

    Land off Hanzard Drive, Wynyard Business Park, Wynyard, , TS22 5FD
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • Coming soon
  • The Orchard at West Park

    The Orchard at West Park

    Edward Pease Way, West Park Garden Village, DL2 2TS
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £109,995 to £309,995

Make the Move

Blaydon on Tyne - more often known simply as Blaydon - is a town 5 miles south east of Newcastle, and south of the River Tyne. With a population of around 14,000, new homes in Blaydon on Tyne benefit from being close to the region’s major towns and cities, with plenty to see and do in the local area.

Transport links

Blaydon has good transport links by road and rail. The town is bypassed by the A695 to the north, linking with Hexham 20 miles to the west. Blaydon train station is connected to the Tyne Valley Line, operated by Northern Rail, and there are good bus links from Blaydon Bus Station, with regular services to Newcastle, Hexham and beyond.

The journey from Blaydon to Newcastle takes 15 minutes by car via Scotswood Road, 15 minutes by train or 20 minutes by bus.Durham is a 30 minute drive along the A1 and A167, while Sunderland can be reached in 30 minutes by car. Gateshead is 15 minutes by car via the A695.

London can be reached by train from Newcastle in three hours and 15 minutes. There are also regular flights from Newcastle Airport (15 minutes away) to London, lasting an hour and 15 minutes.

Places of interest

Sitting close to Newcastle, Blaydon shares many of the city’s places of interest - from historical sights to sporting attractions. There are a large number of museums in Newcastle, including the Discovery Museum, Centre for Life, The Great North Museum and Seven Stories, a children’s book museum. The Laing Art Gallery has a great collection of international art including British oil paintings, ceramics and glassware. There is also a learning area, and a space dedicated to under 5s.

There are plenty of outdoor attractions to enjoy, too. Gibside, near Gateshead, is an 18th century landscaped garden run by the National Trust with a restored Palladian Chapel, the ruins of a former Grand Hall and views of the Derwent Valley. Other parkland nearby includes Saltwell Park in the heart of Gateshead, which has 55 acres of landscaped Victorian gardens.

Other places of interest near to Blaydon include the world’s oldest railway at Tanfield and Newburn Activity Centre.

As a big footballing region, there’s no shortage of places to watch a game close to Blaydon on Tyne. St James’ Park is the home of Newcastle United FC, while Sunderland AFC play at the Stadium of Light. For fans of other sports, Durham County Cricket Club play in Chester Le Street, Newcastle Eagles play in the British Basketball League at Sport Central, and Newcastle Falcons play rugby union at Kingston Park.

Educational facilities

Newcastle University and Northumbria University are both a short and easy journey from Blaydon, while Durham University is also within driving distance.

Help to Buy Blaydon-on-Tyne

In Blaydon-on-Tyne you can take advantage of Help to Buy North East if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy North East page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.