|Club||Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers|
|Nearest town||North Shields & Tynemouth|
|Carpark location||Roadside with consideration. Unavailable|
Recently restored Victorian Urban Park with a network of hard surface and some less formal paths.
Control Markers have four separate codes to allow for successive visits.
Some control sites accessible with pushchair or accompanied wheelchair (some inclines)
Car Parking: Roadside (considerately please) in King Edward Road or Tynemouth Rd.
Metro: Tynemouth (0.5 km.) (exit Platform 1 & turn left) NOTE: Northumberland Park Metro Station is several miles away at an unrelated development.
Bus to Park entrances: King Edward Rd (309 Newcastle to Tynemouth) or Tynemouth Rd (1, 1A Whitley Bay to Kibblesworth/Wrekenton)
Other Things to do in the Area
Cafe: 9.30am–3.30pm Monday to Friday (until 4.30pm during school holidays) and 10.30am–3.30pm at weekends.
Park facilities and history:
Fish Quay and Tyne Riverside 0.5 km (across Tynemouth Road and under rail bridge)
Tynemouth Castle/Priory & Beaches 1 km.
Maps Available From
Download from this site
Glasshouse Tearoom (check availability)
Park Wardens: Fiona Betts 07976 307 378 | Jimmy Oliver 07583 225 859
North Tyneside Park website (version highlights accessible control sites): http://my.northtyneside.gov.uk/facility/990
By post by request via club website
- Wheelchair accessible
- White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
- Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience