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Watergate Forest Park

About

Site of the former Watergate Colliery and 'Gateway' site for the Great North Forest. Lake, woodlands and wildflower meadows;
National Willow Collection Sculptures
Marked routes including easy access for all route. Public events are often held at this site.

 

 

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Watergate Forest ParkFree
Watergate Forest ParkFree
Watergate Forest ParkFree
Watergate Forest ParkFree

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

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A692. Entrance signposted from Lobley Hill, A692.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Gateshead Metro Station. Buses to Whickham, Sunniside and Lobley Hill.

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Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted - No restrictions.
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

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