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Druridge Bay Country Park

RegionNorth East
ClubNewcastle and Tyneside Orienteers
Nearest townAmble
PostcodeNE61 5BX
Carpark locationFor the course: at the visitor centre. Also laybys along the entry road, on the lake shore and close to the beach. Pay and Display.

Available Map

Mature country park with woods, meadows, freshwater lake.

Note: Currently Controls 9 & 13 are inaccessible because of advancing vegetation and 3 because of a locked gate (please do not climb).


Other Things to do in the Area

Visitor Centre, Cafe, Shop (Spring to Autumn weekends and school holidays) (01670-760968)

Picnic tables

Children's play

Toilets daily

Permits required for watercraft on Ladyburn Lake

Adjacent extensive sandy beach and dunes for further enjoyment.

Maps Available From

Download from this site.

By post or email download on request via club website contact form

Visitor Centre, Tel: 01670 760 968 for Opening times

Further Information

  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
  • Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience