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Saltwell Park

  • Gateshead
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Information

Saltwell Park is one of Britain’s finest examples of a Victorian park.

There’s so much going on that you’ll find an activity for every member of the family. Take a woodland adventure in The Dene, a multi-sensory experience that includes a restored stream with pools, cascades and lily ponds. Spend hours getting lost in the maze, then when you finally find your way out venture to the heart of the park and relax in the peaceful rose gardens.

Get competitive with a game of tennis or basketball at the park’s sporting facilities, which are free to use all year round. The pets’ corner is home to the parks much-loved animals so make sure you stop off here to say hello.

Family fun you’ll never want to end!

  • 2 play areas
  • Bowling Greens
  • Boating on the lake (during the summer months)

Opening hours

Daylight access


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


East Park Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9 5AX, England

Phone number

0191 433 7000



Click here to visit Saltwell Park's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

Yes, Saltwell Park is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Most of the park is accessible to pushchairs and wheelchairs but there are some steep slops. 

Yes, Saltwell Park have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome.

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