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About

Saltwell Park, based in the heart of Gateshead, it is one of Britain's finest examples of a Victorian Park. The park has seen an amazing transformation and has been restored to its Victorian splendour.

It encompasses 55 acres of landscapes, woodland and ornamental gardens as well as public sports facilities, a refreshment house, a lake, play areas, bowling greens, Saltwell Towers, the animal house, an education centre and a maze.

Saltwell Tower's a fairy tale mansion house, now houses a visitor centre and cafe.

Park open dawn till dusk.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Provider Features

  • Outdoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Mobile catering units and snack bar in the park. The units are only there during the summer season.
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.None
  • Max group size - 100
  • Min group size - 20

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Map & Directions

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous Green Flag Award Winner 2007/8 2007

Opening Times

Saltwell Park and Saltwell Towers (01/01/2014 - 31/12/2014)

* Open daily dawn till dusk.

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