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Go Smarter, Go Active
Go Smarter, Go Active Roadshow at Saltwell Park

Whether you're looking to get active with the family during the summer holidays, or you want to get back on the bike to invigorate your commute, the NEW Go Smarter Go Active Roadshow could be just the thing to get you moving.  


Chopwell pump track 2
Chopwell pump tracks

There are two Velosolutions Pump Tracks in Chopwell Park that are fun, flowing and challenging


Derwent route map
Derwent activity walk and cycle route 

A woodland walk with plenty of wildlife


Wardley route map
Wardley Manor country park activity walk and cycle route

Take a walk or cycle around one of the many paths around the lake


Watergate route map
Watergate Forest park activity walk and cycle route

Find out how much the former Watergate Colliery has transformed, now a haven for wildlife.


Quayside route map
Gateshead Quays activity walk and cycle route

Walk along the Quayside to one of the last surviving coal Staithes


Angel of the North
Longacre Woods and the Angel of the North

A woodland walk heading towards the Angel of the North. The contemporary sculpture, designed by Antony Gormley


Oliver Henderson Park
Oliver Henderson Park

Head to this lovely park suitable for prams, wheelchairs, scooters and bikes.


Ryton Willows
Ryton willows

Check out the three ponds teaming with wildlife.


Saltwell Park
Saltwell Park

Visit our award winning Victorian park.


Windy Nook
Windy Nook nature reserve

A natural area of greenspace with panoramic views.

 

 

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