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Watergate Forest Park

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Really enjoyed it!

I wasn't expecting it to be so big. Very pleasant easy walking. We did go off the proper tracks and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Davey T
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Newcastle Uk
great place, visit it often and make use of it for fitness

Really enjoy this park, there are colour banded walks depending on level of difficulty, along with... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
yoshi-3316
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Durham, United Kingdom
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Whickham Highway, | Lobley Hill, Gateshead NE9 7EQ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't expecting it to be so big. Very pleasant easy walking. We did go off the proper tracks and it was very enjoyable but a bit muddy. Forget about the talk of dog poo on trees (didn't see any). Forget about the talk of...More

Thank Davey T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I came for a walk and a picnic. There was no benches in sight so we sat on the grass by the water. It was nice but had people walking past a lot so didn't feel totally at ease. It's a nice...More

Thank LYPud
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Really enjoy this park, there are colour banded walks depending on level of difficulty, along with modern art on the routes and not to mention informative boards detailing what can be found. Great place to jog or walk the dog and also great if your...More

1  Thank yoshi-3316
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Went to this park whilst visiting the delightful North East. It is a large area with a fair amount of paths and a lake in the middle looking very attractive. Then you take a closer look. The black bags hanging from the trees are not...More

3  Thank camper11-11
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Lovely day out with the family, large open areas, nice large pond. Nice walks for all ages mostly flat. Plenty of free parking & very accessible.

Thank Joe J
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Great place to walk with or without your dog . Good for running or biking. There is a cafe within the football club area and loads of free parking.

Thank Lawrence o
Reviewed 29 May 2018

IT is whst it is. A big lovely no frills park. There are no attractions play areas or even ice cream for sale. But its great for walking, very popular for dog walking. Notte: a lot of owners let their dog roam free in the...More

Thank ro53sm
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

I've lived near here for some years and though I've seen signs to the park I've never investigated before as the car park looked bland and put me off. Oh boy was I wrong! On a hot day I went exploring and it was beautiful....More

Thank Tynields
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful location. Great for dogs to walk around, very clean. Lake with ducks, great walks and very beautiful! Must visit!

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Called at cafe this evening for a cuppa,asked the very nice young girl if they had any gluten free cake the blond woman walked past and in a monotonous Miserable voice said no.I was not asking for the earth just something GF.Its not me being...More

Thank berndouglas
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