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Newcastle Park Run (c) Maggie Davison

Get fit and active in our parks

You don’t need an expensive gym membership to get fit and healthy in 2020. Newcastle’s parks are a great way to get outdoor and active, and the best part is, it’s all free.

Exhibition Park

Café in the Park

A message from James Cross, CEO of Urban Green Newcastle, about the closure of Café in the Park at Exhibition Park

Bambi

In memory of our beloved Bambi

It’s with great sadness that we announce the passing of our much-loved Anglo-Nubian Goat, Bambi.

Snow in Jesmond Dene (c) Martin Bishop Photography

Winter Walks in Newcastle's parks

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.

James Cross and William Watson-Armstrong

Walking in Lord William Armstrong’s Footsteps

On 6th November 2019 it was a special occasion to have William Watson-Armstrong of Bamburgh Castle join us for a walk in Jesmond Dene.

Newcastle Parkrun (c) Maggie Davison

Keep on running...

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

James Cross, Chief Executive, Urban Green Newcastle

Urban Green Newcastle officially launched

Urban Green Newcastle pledges £2.5m to improve Newcastle’s parks and allotments

Spooktacular family fun in our parks

Make the most of the muddy puddles and enjoy some spooky family fun in our parks this October half term

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