Into the Wild

Get outdoors and closer to nature in one of our many green spaces and family attractions. Feed the birds at the WWT Washington Wetland Centre or take an underwater safari at the Tynemouth Aquarium.

Take advantage of all green spaces in NewcastleGateshead with a huge selection of parks all with easy distance of the city centre. Slightly further afield enjoy the countryside at Gibside in Gateshead and remember you are just less than 30 minutes away from the beach in Tynemouth and Whitley Bay!

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  1. Add Chopwell Woodland Park to your Itinerary

    Chopwell Woodland Park

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    Forest

    Gateshead

    Chopwell Wood has miles of paths and old colliery railway tracks making it very popular with walkers and cyclists.  There are four walking trails of varying lengths that criss-cross through the woodland, offering glimpses of the area’s industrial…

  2. Farne Islands

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    Beach

    With rocky shores, grey seals and many species of seabird, the Farne Islands are as stunning as they are interesting. If you’re planning a day trip, be sure to take a picnic.

  3. Add Souter Lighthouse and The Leas to your Itinerary

    Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

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    Type:

    Lighthouse

    South Shields

    A magnificent Lighthouse, family friendly and located on a beautiful stretch of coastline.

  4. Add Art Walks to your Itinerary

    Art Walks

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Tyne and Wear

    There are 9 maps to help you explore public art across Tyne and Wear, discover great museums, new art galleries and see how artists have contributed to the area from Victorian statues to contemporary art.

  5. Add The Branch to your Itinerary

    The Branch

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    Arts Centre

    Gateshead

    The Branch is home to a selection of creative businesses offering handmade arts, crafts and food products. Studios are based in Gibside’s historic stables and surrounding woodland while the onsite Bakery and Butchery are based in Market Place, near…

  6. Add Stargate Ponds and Bewes Hills to your Itinerary

    Stargate Ponds and Bewes Hills

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    Type:

    Nature Reserve

    Ryton

    Besides the A694 at Stargate roundabout, Stargate Ponds and Bewes Hills is an area of grassland and wildlife rich ponds, reclaimed from former quarrying and opencast activities. It is an important area for many species of plants, birds and insects…

  7. Add Dunston (Acer) Pond Local Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Dunston (Acer) Pond Local Nature Reserve

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    Nature Reserve

    Dunston

    Dunston Acer (Ace) Pond is a small wetland Pond. It is home to a pair of beautiful breeding mute swans. Mallards and moorhens can also be found, nesting among the reeds and rushes. In the summer, the meadow is full of wildflowers and also insects.…

  8. Add Bill Quay Farm to your Itinerary

    Bill Quay Farm

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    Farm

    Gateshead

    Farm livestock from the traditional to the bizarre, an abundance of artworks and a green retreat for wildlife. Panoramic views of Tyne and urban parkland. Picnic area.

  9. Add Clara Vale Local Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Clara Vale Local Nature Reserve

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    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…

  10. Add Town Moor to your Itinerary

    Town Moor

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    Type:

    Country / Royal Park

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    The Town Moor is one of the features that make Newcastle special, with around 1000 acres of open space providing a green heart to the City.

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