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Derwenthaugh Country Park

Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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Walking with benefits

This country park has so much to offer - wildlife, a maze of paths and interesting features, places... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Beautiful scenery

A lovely park for all of the family either to play in or just walk about. Lots of parking and an... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
10 Jul 2018
“Walking with benefits”
28 May 2018
“Beautiful scenery”
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Lockhaugh Road, Rowlands Gill NE39 1AU, Gateshead, England
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

This country park has so much to offer - wildlife, a maze of paths and interesting features, places to sit down, paths to ride or to cycle, rivers, ponds, hills, etc.. Keep a look out for Red Kites and signs of its industrial revolution past.

Thank robsonmccabe
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is a place where you can just saunter with your dog/kids and listen and see plenty of wildlufe especially Red Kites. Great for bikers and runners. Lacking litter bins so please take rubbish home.

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

A lovely park for all of the family either to play in or just walk about. Lots of parking and an ice cream shop. Just a small criticism - there should be some more equipment in the older children's play area. Park is well kept...More

Thank suepol2018
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

I knew this place was here but I’d never realised just how nice it was until I went with my dog. You can walk for miles in this place. It could do with more bins or just the doggie poo bins but that’s my only...More

Thank Claire N
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Walk here at least three times a week with my partner to keep fit, we love having it on our doorstep, there's quite a few different routes and length of walk that can be taken and we have seen many types of wildlife even Kingfisher...More

Thank SeaEagle87
Reviewed June 1, 2017

I love to go to the "high dam" to sit and play my melodeon and whistle. last time I was there I watched the heron (a regular) using the fish ladder as his own feeding station. The walk by the river is flat suitable for...More

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