Saltwell Park | Day Out With The Kids

Saltwell Park

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England

Attraction Information

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Ages: all ages

Venue type: Outdoor

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)


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


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


Click here to visit Saltwell Park's website
0191 433 7000

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Daylight access


Free admission

More Information

Pets allowed

Dogs are welcome.

Guest suitability

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

Eating information

Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:00