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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.

If you’re in need of some inspiration for your walkabout, look no further. Our ranger Mike has created guides to some of his favourite parks for winter wandering.

Armstrong and Heaton Parks

Location: Jesmond Dene, NE7 7DZ
Duration: 1 hour
Nearest facilities: Millfield House and Sambucca Pavilion
Key information: This trail includes some steep paths and steps.

Big Waters Country Park

Location: Big Waters Country Park, NE13 7BD
Duration: 45 mins - 1 hour
Nearest facilities: N/A
Key information: This is a nice flat trail but can be muddy so you might want to bring your wellies or walking boots.

Jesmond Dene

Location: Jesmond Dene, NE7 7DZ
Duration: 1 hour
Nearest facilities: Millfield House
Key information: This trail includes some steep paths
and steps.

Tyne Riverside Country Park

Location: Grange Rd, Newburn, NE15 8ND
Duration: 1 hour with two possible extensions
Nearest facilities: Hedley’s Cafe and The Keelman
Key information: This is a nice flat trail which can be extended to up to 2.5 hours.

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