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Watergate Forest Park

 
Watergate Forest Park
Watergate Forest Park

A Green Flag winning Forest Park.
Opened in 2000 on the site of the former Watergate Colliery.

With its wetlands, woodlands, wildflower meadows and recreational routes, including those for people with disabilities, this is one of Gateshead's Premier sites.

Also includes the Woodlands at Washingwell and Bucks Hill.

Off Whickham Highway at Lobley Hill.

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Contact us

Gateshead Council Countryside Team
Waste Services and Ground Maintenance,
Local Environmental Services,
Park Road, Gateshead

Phone: 0191 433 7413 or 0191 433 7441
Email: countryside@gateshead.gov.uk

Thornley Woodlands Visitor Centre
Monday - Friday 10am - 2pm
Saturday and Sunday 1pm - 4pm
Phone: 01207 545 212

Volunteer Countryside Ranger Coordinator
Phone: 0191 433 3524

Key

The following are available:
 
  • Leaflet
  • Car Park
  • Accessibility
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Circular Walk