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Saltwell Park

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Nearest Green Patch

I live about a 12 minute walk away so it's my nearest green patch. In the summer we get warblers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eric N
Really great in summer!

I spent all summer there with my friends and it’s just the best! The best place is the grassy areas... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
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E Park Rd, Gateshead NE9 5AX, England
+44 191 433 3267
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I live about a 12 minute walk away so it's my nearest green patch. In the summer we get warblers and in the winter, birds like redwing forage on berries. The park has excellent faciities for all the family; all ages - 2 play areas...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Eric N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent all summer there with my friends and it’s just the best! The best place is the grassy areas where you can sit. Also the cafe sells really good slushes

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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
1  Thank bdon257
Reviewed February 12, 2019

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 February 12, 2019

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 February 12, 2019 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 February 10, 2019 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 January 16, 2019 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 January 15, 2019 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 January 14, 2019 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
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August 30, 2018|
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Response from ro53sm | Reviewed this property |
Bit tough, try the avenues nearby , about 5 min walk. No normal parking
Veronica D
May 26, 2018|
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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.