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Riverside Sculpture Park

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Address: Riverside, Gateshead NE8 2BJ, England
Phone Number: 44-191-477-3478

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Interesting and nice walk

I did not know the sculpture trail was here so a nice surprise. A pleasant walk along the riverside with several modern art pieces both large and small, good and bad, some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2016
TonyWozza
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I did not know the sculpture trail was here so a nice surprise. A pleasant walk along the riverside with several modern art pieces both large and small, good and bad, some reflecting the industrial past of the city. Really worth a visit as its free and very easily accessible. Fun public art show and something different to do when... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This has lots of potential but is poorly maintained and many sculptures are lost in the undergrowth.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great views over the Tyne. Park at TEams and walk along the riverside admiring the sculptures and the views. A shame the locals dont appear to have rubbish bins!

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

The riverside park is a strip of green along the banks of the Tyne near Gateshead. You can get a close-up view of the bridges, and there are outdoor sculptures along the way. There is ample parking near the river at Dunston. Walk in to Gateshead along the river, cross over the swing bridge,enjoy a coffee or sandwich on Newcastle... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Sculptures are not really to my taste, but others may like them and it is a nice place fr a stroll

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

Some of teh sculptures are better than others, but a nice place for a stroll or a walk.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2011

this is a very nice area to come for a stroll nd to admire the scenery if the weather is nice

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