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Getting to Enchanted Parks

Getting to Enchanted Parks in Saltwell Parks Gateshead

Take a look at some helpful travel information on how to get to Enchanted Parks this December. If you have any other questions, check out a full list of Enchanted Parks Practical Information and FAQs.

Where is the Event?

Enchanted Parks takes place at Saltwell Park in Gateshead (NE9 5AX). The event will be signposted from the A167, Durham Road (North & South). If you do decide to bring your car and are using sat nav, follow postcode NE9 5AT, to Joicey Road.

Which Entrance do I need to use to access Saltwell Park?

Entrance to Enchanted Parks is via the entrance to the park through Joicey Road car park only.

Additional Needs and Accessibility

We are committed to ensuring that visitors with disabilities and additional needs are not prevented from enjoying our events because of access needs. Read all the details on our Accessibility pages.  

How do I find my way around the Park?

The route around the park is marked with special lighting to direct you along your way. There will also be marshalls in place to assist you. Please do not stray from the main pathways which will be clearly marked and ensure that children and vulnerable adults in your party comply with these directions.

How long does the experience last?

It is anticipated that it will take around one hour 30 minutes to see all the installations by following the Enchanted Parks route. There isn't a time limit for you staying in the Park - take your time and enjoy the event at your own pace. 

Public Transport

We would like to encourage Enchanted Parks visitors to use public transport to get to the event.

Buses to Saltwell Park:

  •  Go North East services from Newcastle city centre No: 1 and 21 for Saltwell Park stop at Durham Road near to the Joicey Road junction and are approximately 5 minutes walk to the entrance at Joicey Road. 
  • Go North East service 28A stops at Saltwell Road South near to the junction with East Park Road, which is approximately 5 minutes walk to the entrance at Joicey Road
  • Go North East Bus No.53 or 54 from Newcastle or Gateshead Interchange. No.53 stops on Brinkburn Avenue. No.54 stops on Saltwell View which runs along the Park’s northern boundary. Both stops are around a 10 minute walk to the entrance at Joicey Road. 

For Go North East bus information, see
For further public transport advice go to or call Traveline on 0871 200 2233.

How do I get to the event by car?

Parking is extremely limited and is not guaranteed.
If you do decide to bring your car and are using sat nav, follow postcode NE9 5AT, to Joicey Road. Please note there will be extremely limited parking available and priority will be given to Blue Badge Holders. Parking is free of charge for Blue Badge Holders, other vehicles which will be charged at £5 per car, PLEASE NOTE THAT PARKING IS CASH ONLY.

Please be mindful and considerate of local residents when parking.

Contact Us

For more information about the event please email us at Enchanted Parks  or call 0191 440 5747. Please note the telephone line is only open during office hours Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.

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