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Tyne Riverside Country Park

LOCALITY: Low Prudhoe, Northumberland
DISTANCE: 4 miles (6.44 km)
FACILITIES: There & back, Parking, Suitable for wheelchairs, Toilets, Cafe

GRADIENT: A few ups & downs
TERRAIN: Medium
OS MAP: Newcastle upon Tyne

Walk description:

The address for Tyne Riverside Country Park is Station Road, Low Prudhoe, Prudhoe, NE42 6UP

Tyne Riverside Country Park follows the River Tyne for four miles through 200 acres of meadows, chalk grassland, woodland and river bank all within easy reach of the urban areas of Northumberland and a short distance from Newcastle and Gateshead.

This is a country park that has good access for buggies and wheelchairs, to riverside walks and picnic areas.

It has a traffic-free cycle route that runs along the disused waggonway from Prudhoe to Newburn and beyond.

The park has a wide range of wildlife habitats and is an ideal place to watch birds and butterflies.


Additional notes:

There are 2 car parks, one at Wylam and one at Low Prudhoe which has toilets and the park centre.

There is a young childrens play area at the park.

The Country Park is a short walk from Wylam and Prudhoe train stations and Tyne Valley bus routes.


29/08/2008 | Walk posted by Admin Team

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