Tyne Riverside Country Park
A thriving country park on the banks of the River Tyne. Popular for outdoor activities and getting back to nature.
Situated on the North bank of the Tyne, close to Newburn, Tyne Riverside Country Park is formed from reclaimed industrial land, previously occupied by Isabella Colliery.
A popular country park for outdoor recreation and sports – great for walking , cycling and horse riding with a large network for footpaths and public rights of way including Hadrian’s Way, which links up with Hadrian’s Wall National Trail and the Wylam Waggonway.
The slipway provides boat access to the River Tyne and is used by Tynemouth Sailing Club, Newburn Water Ski Club and Newburn Leisure Centre for canoeing.
The large play area with swings, slides and climbing units is popular with families.
Did you know?
The Battlew of Newburn Ford took place here in 1640 between England and Scotland. The Scots went on to occupy Newcastle just two days later.Did you know?
The Battle of Newburn Ford took place here in 1640 between England and Scotland. The Scots went on to occupy Newcastle just two days later.