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Rising Sun Country Park

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Address: Whitley Road | Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 9SS, England
Phone Number: (0191) 643 2241
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Wonderful place

A lovely spot to wander about taking in the fresh air and countryside. The place hasn't really changed for many years which isn't. Bad thing mind. A great place to get close to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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English first
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

A lovely spot to wander about taking in the fresh air and countryside. The place hasn't really changed for many years which isn't. Bad thing mind. A great place to get close to nature and the cafe is good for a light bite whilst the play area is ok for the kids. My only gripe is that at the weekend... More 

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Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visited the cafe, I normally just walk my dog around the park which is lovely. The ladies toilet was a disgrace. The coffee was lukewarm. The cherry scone was dry and the tables outside were very dirty. I observed the table being cleared but not wiped down. Don't bother trying to contact them either, the email bounced back. Not able... More 

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North East England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I love this country park, it has a lovely atmosphere and is very well kept. You see all sorts of people here and lots of dogs to play with.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We have visited numerous times over the last few years, as our kids have grown up. They now love walking and scooting around, spotting wildlife along the way before a play in the play area.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This was our first visit and found a lovely Park to visit.Regulary has open days. Good paths for either walking or cycling. Good Cafe -recommend the cheese scones.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A small country park with a couple of lakes, a small farm to visit, birds of prey to look at and even hold if you wish to for a small fee. There is a cafe and a farm shop but it want open the day we visited (Sunday) another cafe was open though near the car park. Good place to... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We love going here to feed the horses and the beautiful Stag. Nice walk around the lake and fun play park at the activity centre for then children

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great location for walking with the dog. Lots of paths to follow and even a deer residing with the horses. Be prepared for mud if its raining thought, but still great fun.

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Newcastle upon tyne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Ideal for everyone especially the kids,restaurant very good, coffee , meals reasonable Walks enjoyable

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I go here every couple of months because it's so easy. Small play area, cafe, lots of flat paths if you just want to cycle, scoot or have a pushchair. Options for very short and longer walks. In the warm weather it's great with the little stream to paddle in, though it can get busy. Plenty of space to have... More 

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Address: Whitley Road | Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 9SS, England
Phone Number: (0191) 643 2241
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne

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