Saltwell Park

Nestled in the heart of Gateshead, Saltwell Park is one of Britain's finest examples of a Victorian park and a perfect place for the whole family to enjoy.
Its historical and peaceful grounds have earned many awards such as Green Flag Award and Britain's Best Park. Relax and unwind in the beautiful green space; bring the family to enjoy facilities including play areas, a maze and pets' corner; get active with our walking and jogging routes as well as bowling greens, tennis and basketball facilities or simply enjoy lunch and a hot drink in the stunning surroundings of Saltwell Towers. Park run and junior park run take place on a weekly basis. Families can use their mobile phones to bring the talking statues project to life. Working in partnership with the national garden scheme to create a new "Buzzing Garden" based on the scheme we have twinned with in Sweden, They have a English garden and we have a Swedish garden.

Park Facilities

Allotment
Boating Lake
Bandstand
Bowling
Café/Restuarant
Children's Play Area
Cycle routes
Dog Exercise Area
Events
Fitness Equipment
Free parking
Historic Building
Multi Use Games Area
Nature Reserve
Parking
Picnic Area
Pond
Public Sculpture
Public Transport Links
Sensory Garden
Tennis Court
Toilets
Walking Routes
Wildlife
Wildflower Area
Woodlands
Green Flag
Award Winner
Green
Heritage Site
Managing Organisation
Gateshead Council
Contact
Kevin Hills
Telephone
07899 065 447