Find your park

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.

Note: Please ensure you wear weather appropriate clothing and sturdy footwear when exploring our green spaces. Terrain can be varied, with steps and steep drops in places, and paths can be muddy and slippery underfoot.

Armstrong Park
Armstrong Park was gifted to the people of Newcastle by Lord Armstrong in 1878 and was opened in 1879.

City Stadium

City Stadium
City Stadium was originally part of Cllr T. Dan Smith’s plans to host the Empire Games in 1966.

Exhibition Park
Exhibition Park has always been a popular location for events in the city. 

Havannah and Three Hills Nature Reserve
A thriving nature reserve sited on the former Hazlerigg Colliery.

Iris Brickfield
This popular community park in the heart of Heaton is a nature and wildlife haven.

Kingston Park West
A community park in the popular suburb of Kingston Park.

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.

Percy Pit & Walbottle Brickworks
A quiet country park to the west of the city.


Summerhill Park
A secret garden in the heart of the city.


Tyne Riverside
Country Park

A wildlife haven with spectacular views of the River Tyne.

Walker Riverside Park
Walker Riverside Park boasts fantastic views of the Tyne.

Big Waters
Country Park

Home to a range of birds and wildlife, making it popular with nature enthusiasts.

Denton Dene South
Nature enthusiasts and walkers enjoy exploring the network of paths in ancient woodland.

Gosforth Central Park
A vibrant and popular park with an excellent range of leisure and play facilities.

Heaton Park
Heaton Park is packed with history as well as a stunning variety of seasonal flowerbeds, shrubs and trees.

Jesmond Dene
Packed full of historic and natural features and masses of wildlife, flowers and woodland for everyone to enjoy.

Leazes Park
Leazes Park is a green oasis amongst the hustle and bustle of city life. 

Ouseburn Park
Ouseburn Park was developed in the 1980s to create a leisure and recreation area in the Ouseburn Valley.

St Lawrence Park
A small neighbourhood park in Byker.


The Quarry
A neighbourhood park in Haddricks Mill.


Walbottle & Throckley Dene
A haven for native wildlife, popular with walkers, cyclists, and horse riders.

Westerhope Park
A neighbourhood park in the Westerhope area of the city.

Brandling Park
This small Victorian park, officially opened in 1880, offers peace and tranquillity in the heart of Newcastle.

Elswick Park

Elswick Park
Elswick Park dates back to 1881 and was originally the grounds of the imposing Elswick Hall..

Harbottle Park
At the heart of Byker, Harbottle Park is an important neighbourhood park.

Hodgkin Park
A neighbourhood park at the heart of the Benwell area, donated to the people of Newcastle in 1899.

Jesmond Vale
Jesmond Vale is a mix of woodland and grassland to the south of Jesmond Dene and Armstrong Bridge.

North Kenton Park
This medium-sized park in the Kenton area of the city has a great sports centre. 

Paddy Freeman’s Park
One of the five Ouseburn parks, home to a boating lake, playground and a bowling green.

Sugley Dene
Semi-natural ancient woodland to the west of the city centre.

The Spinney
A community recreation area in High Heaton.

Walker Park
Walker Park is a popular park, with something for everyone to enjoy.