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Walks

If you fancy a walk through the countryside, there are a whole host of trails for you to follow in the Gateshead area which offer stunning scenery.

Whether you choose to take the ‘Route to Relaxation’ trail at the tranquil 18th century landscaped gardens at Gibside, go red kite spotting at Derwent Walk Country Park or visit the perfectly picturesque Path Head Water Mill, when it comes to walking in Gateshead you’ll be spoiled for choice. Animal lovers can enjoy walking the 26 acres of woodland at Blaydon Burn Farm, a small farm reared with traditional cattle and sheep. Milkwellburn Wood, near Blackhall Mill is an accessible walking option in Gateshead, featuring a network of surfaced tracks which provide access for wheelchairs and pushchairs.

Discover more about where to go walking in Gateshead below, then enjoy everything the great outdoors has to offer on a fantastic day out.

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  1. Add Personalised Touring Services to your Itinerary

    Personalised Touring Services

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Tom Keating and Gwen Keating provide friendly and professional Blue Badge and Green Badge guiding services and itinerary planning for a range of visitors to North East England and Cumbria...

  2. Add Gibside National Trust to your Itinerary

    Gibside National Trust

    Rowlands Gill

    Escape to this tranquil 18th century landscaped garden created by one of the richest men in Georgian England, George Bowes.

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    Price £6.20 to £30.40 Per Ticket Type
  3. Add North East Falconry to your Itinerary

    North East Falconry

    Ryton


    With over 11 years experience North East Falconry offer a number of unique falconry experiences. There's something for everyone, Whether you just want a gentle walk alone or with family flying a hawk on a Hawkwalk , or one of their Introduction To…

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    Price £25.00 Per Ticket Type
  4. Add The Red Kite to your Itinerary

    The Red Kite

    Winlaton

    Perfectly located for walkers and cyclists enjoying the nearby Derwent Walk Country Park, the Red Kite at Winlaton Mill serves meals using fresh and locally sourced ingredients. The pub has recently been refurbished including an expansive outside…

  5. Add Blaydon Burn Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Blaydon Burn Nature Reserve

    Blaydon-on-Tyne

    Once the heart of the industrial revolution in Gateshead, Blaydon Burn is a wonderful example of what happens when industry moves away and nature returns. Over one mile long and covering over 50 hectares of woodland, grassland and wetland, Blaydon…

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    Free
  6. Add Derwent Walk Country Park including Red Kite Watch and Derwenthaugh Park to your Itinerary

    Derwent Walk Country Park including Red Kite Watch and Derwenthaugh Park

    Rowlands Gill

    Woodlands, riverside meadows and the Derwent Walk (a disused railway line). Served by Thornley Woodlands Visitor Centre and Swalwell Visitor Centre.
    By 2009, 94 red kites had been re-introduced into Gateshead's lower Derwent Valley.

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    Free
  7. Add Watergate Forest Park to your Itinerary

    Watergate Forest Park

    Gateshead

    Reclaimed colliery site with large lake and multi user path. Newly planted woodland and additional streamside mature woodland.

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    Free
  8. Add Crowley’s Iron Works to your Itinerary

    Crowley’s Iron Works

    Winlaton

    Sir Ambrose Crowley established one of the very first factories using the water power of the river Derwent to drive huge machines to produce wrought iron. A weir across the Derwent and stone dam which has been reclaimed by nature near Clockburn Lake…

  9. Add Milkwellburn Wood Nature Reserve  to your Itinerary

    Milkwellburn Wood Nature Reserve

    Chopwell

    Milkwellburn Wood, near Blackhall Mill features an excellent network of surfaced tracks within the woodland providing access for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Currently undergoing a restoration project that aims to gradually remove the conifers in…

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    Free
  10. Add Clara Vale Local Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Clara Vale Local Nature Reserve

    Ryton

    After the closure of the Clara Vale pit in 1966 nature reclaimed this site, which was then saved from development in 1986 by a campaign led by local villagers. It became a protected Local Nature Reserve in 1995 and is now home to a wonderful…

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    Free

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