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Keeping our green city thriving

Together with the people of Newcastle, we protect and grow our parks and allotments – helping you connect to nature, communities and make life that little bit sweeter.

Openly encouraging collaboration

Whether you’re an event organiser or a local business, we can help you make things happen in your local park.

Latest news

How Urban Green Newcastle has been making a difference to your parks and allotments.

James Cross, Chief Executive, Urban Green Newcastle

21 October 2019

Official launch of Urban Green Newcastle at Wylam Brewery 

New ‘smart’ bins will help keep city’s parks litter free

9 Sept 2019

New ‘smart’ bins will help keep city’s parks litter free

Elmer's Great North Parade

21 Aug 2019

Elmer's Great North Parade has arrived in Newcastle's parks

Our parks are open to explore all year round

Things to do

From festivals to family fun, seasonal walks and nature trails, here are some of our top tips for enjoying Newcastle's green spaces

Snow in Jesmond Dene

Winter Walks

Winter walks are a popular tradition this time of year. What better way to clear the cobwebs and spend some time outdoors with the family than a relaxing stroll through nature.

Newcastle Parkrun (c) Maggie Davison

Keep on running....

Newcastle's parks and green spaces are the perfect place to keep fit. 

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