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Facilities at Saltwell Park


The park offers a whole range of facilities for you or the whole family to enjoy.

Sports - The park offers free tennis and basketball facilities all year round.

Play areas - Children from toddlers upwards can enjoy the two play areas in the Park.

The bowling greens - The park has three popular bowling greens, with historic Avenue Green Pavilion a focal point.

The Northern Fields - The main area of the park ideal for picnics and events!

The lake - the lake is a refuge for wildlife.  Public boating also takes place during the summer months, visit to find out more or how to get involved.

The Education Centre - The original style stable blocks behind the towers are now used by schools, colleges and community groups.

Pets' corner - Two aviaries have been restored to house some of the park's much-loved animals.

The Dene - A wonderful woodland valley, created to provide a multi-sensory experience in the park. The stream has been restored with pools, cascades and a lily pond.

The Maze - William Wailes created the maze for his family and it’s still enjoyed today by adults and children.

The Rose Garden - Provides a peaceful haven at the heart of the park.


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Phone: 0191 433 3267



Contact Us

Kevin Hills
Technical Services Manager
Local Environmental Services
Park Road

Phone:  0191 4337413