Saltwell Park is a beautifully landscaped Victorian Park. The park has wide open spaces, woodland walks, a rose garden, Japanese garden, maze and the wonderfully ornate Saltwell Towers. There are various play areas throughout the park, also fitness equipment, tennis courts and basketball court. A bowling green, a lake, swans and dragons rides for the lake, Pets corner, an educational centre for activities, as well as toilets and a cafe based in Saltwell Towers which is open all year round and kiosks throughout the park, which are seasonal opening.
Saltwell Park is a very active community space, with lots of events taking place such as Playday, Family Sculpture Day and Enchanted Parks.
Parkrun takes place 9am every Saturday from here. Parkrun is a 5k timed run which is free, you just need to register and bring a copy of your barcode to take part. www.parkrun.org.uk/gateshead
Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.
Event contact: No name specified
0191 433 5900