We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Saltwell Park

Features Animals
Review Highlights
A huge green space in the middle of the town

It was several years since I’d been here and on a sunny winters day it still has a lot to offer... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Morpeth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful green space

This is an excellent landscaped park and must be one of the finest in the uk. Very well kept open... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Read all 759 reviews
All photos (256)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“saltwell towers”(123 reviews)
“boating lake”(92 reviews)
“pets corner”(63 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
E Park Rd, Gateshead NE9 5AX, England
+44 191 433 3267
Improve This Listing
Reviews (759)
Filter reviews
752 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews saltwell towers boating lake pets corner rose garden tennis courts bowling green feed the ducks exercise area japanese garden pedal boats band stand all ages animal corner ice cream vans bonfire night children's play areas great play
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 752 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was several years since I’d been here and on a sunny winters day it still has a lot to offer. The park was popular with walkers and people with young children too. The mature trees and shrubs form a structure and the beds were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bdon257
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an excellent landscaped park and must be one of the finest in the uk. Very well kept open green spaces interspersed with areas of interest. Age defined play areas for the children, a pets corner and boating lake.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank saltwellcrem
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful Saltwell park, a great place to spend the day. Beautiful boating lake, gardens, great places for kids. An amazing maze , go in the summer and enjoy brass bands playing from the band stand. Lots of food options as well as cafe, ice cream...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pauline w
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An awesome park to visit on a warm summer day. From the open top field area brilliant for that game of rounders, to the tennis courts, 5 a side football courts, bowling greens flower gardens, you are spoilt for choice. Feed the ducks on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank robdB1020AG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used to be a lovely park and place to walk but going down hill. Over grown grass, bins overflowing, rubbish dumped. It’s a shame really because it’s a lovely big park with play area (needs some repairing and graffiti removed), lovely big lake and basketball...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sayyyyywhattttt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Usually visit several times a year. It's a beautiful park with lots to do. My grandson always has to have a ride on the Thomas train and this summer we took our granddaughter on the paddle boats. Well worth a visit any time of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jancee1955
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After having lunch on Saturday at the also local Lunch King on Durham Road, Low Fell, I was taken aback to be charged the same price for a jacket potato, a generous amount of tuna, fresh salad and homemade coleslaw as I was for a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank alberqueque
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great place lots of things to do especially play football in the cages around the lake ⚽️🏞.Good for hide and seek good maze too as well as climbing trees.🌲🌳

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank georgewwood
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

It's a disgrace that people think they can let their dogs run free when the park is for children not a toilet for dogs. Bring back the parkies, they used to keep everything in order years ago. The park has an area for dogs but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank flojo186394
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

I like this place because of the wildlife. You can also feed the ducks. It also has two parks one for small children and the other one for bigger children. It has a football pitch too. There is a little train that you can ride....More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Bibcay
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 21 nearby hotels
Eslington Villa
415 reviews
.68 miles away
Premier Inn Newcastle - Team Valley
933 reviews
.76 miles away
Premier Inn Newcastle South Hotel
334 reviews
1.03 miles away
Hilton Newcastle Gateshead
3,451 reviews
1.46 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 307 nearby restaurants
252 reviews
.56 miles away
The Bank Bar Bistro
398 reviews
.65 miles away
Park View Inn
165 reviews
.47 miles away
Nafiza's South Asian Cuisine
74 reviews
.62 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 84 nearby attractions
Shipley Art Gallery
49 reviews
.36 miles away
The Little Theatre Gateshead
12 reviews
.19 miles away
Gateshead Library Tourist Information Centre
24 reviews
.43 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
August 30, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from ro53sm | Reviewed this property |
Bit tough, try the avenues nearby , about 5 min walk. No normal parking
Veronica D
May 26, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from VonoRono | Reviewed this property |
There is no parking next to anything within the park as the only public access is to the public car park. there are a limited number of spaces in the south of the park off EAST PARK ROAD, have a look on google earth to find... More
May 24, 2018|
Response from Gilliano1965 | Reviewed this property |
We went the last Bank holiday Monday & there was bouncy castles,& a fire engine there. Not sure if they have special events planned. Maybe look on their website for information.