Get to know your local green spaces
Together with the people of Newcastle, we take care of 33 parks across the city. Find out more about your local parks and what they have to offer – who knows, you might find a hidden gem.
Armstrong Park was gifted to the people of Newcastle by Lord Armstrong in 1883.
Big Waters Country Park
Big Waters Country Park is made up of a network of paths, mature woodland and a large pond. It is abundant with a range of birds and wildlife, making it popular with nature enthusiasts for bird watching and insect spotting.
Brandling Park was officially opened in 1880. This small Victorian park in the Jesmond area offers a place of peace and tranquillity in the heart of Newcastle.
City Stadium Park
Ouseburn’s City Stadium Park was originally part of the infamous Cllr T. Dan Smith’s plans to host the Empire Games in 1966.
Denton Dene South
Nature enthusiasts and walkers enjoy exploring the network of paths through the ancient woodland of Denton Dene South
Elswick Park dates back to 1881 and was originally the grounds of the imposing Elswick Hall.
Exhibition Park has always been a popular location for events in the city.
Gosforth Central Park
A vibrant and popular park in the heart of Gosforth
Neighbourhood park at the heart of the community
Havannah and Three Hills Nature Reserve
A thriving nature reserve with a population of red squirrels
Heaton Park is packed with history as well as stunning variety of seasonal flowerbeds, shrubs and trees.
Neighbourhood park at the heart of the Benwell
A nature haven in the busy Heaton area
Everything you need for a day outdoors
Quiet woodland and grass park
Kingston Park West
Community park in the popular suburb of Kingston Park
Leazes Park is a green oasis amongst the hustle and bustle of city life.
North Kenton Park
Medium-sized park in Kenton area of the city with a great sports centre.
Nuns Moor Park
Nuns Moor Park, in the Arthurs Hill area of the city, is a thriving green space at the heart of the diverse community.
Ouseburn Park was developed in the 1980s to create a leisure and recreation area in the Ouseburn Valley.
Paddy Freeman's Park
One of the five Ouseburn parks
Percy Pit Park
Quiet country park to the west of the city
St Lawrence Park
A small neighbourhood park in Byker
Semi-natural ancient woodland to the west of the city centre
A secret garden in the heart of the city
The Quarry Park
Neighbourhood park in Haddricks Mill
Community recreation area in High Heaton
Tyne Riverside Country Park
Wildlife haven and spectacular views of the River Tyne
Walbottle & Throckley Dene
This semi-ancient woodland is a haven for native wildlife. It’s popular with walkers, cyclists, horse riders and runners.
Walker Park is a popular park, with something for everyone to enjoy
Walker Riverside Park
Walker Riverside Park boasts fantastic views of the Tyne
Neighbourhood park in the Westerhope area of the city