Carlisle Park, Morpeth

Carlisle Park is a multi-award winning park in the heart of Morpeth, Northumberland.

Carlisle Park is a multi-award winning park in the heart of Morpeth, Northumberland.

Situated on the south bank of the River Wansbeck, it contains the William Turner Garden, formal gardens, an aviary, play areas, a paddling pool, ancient woodland, picnic areas, toilets, tennis courts, bowling greens, a skate park and much more.

Carlisle park information booklet (pdf)

Children's activity sheet
Children can take part in an activities at William Turner Garden and Carlisle Park sheet when visiting the park to see if they can spot the different wildlife, flowers and trees. There's also some craft ideas on there too to keep them busy. The activity sheet has been sponsored by external bodies including King Edward VI School's Parent/Teacher Association and Morpeth Town Council.

Drone use
Launching drones from County Council land is only allowed with the consent of the Council and where a formal license agreement has been signed. The council reserves the right to refuse consent and where consent is granted will require evidence of your Civil Aviation Training Certificate and public liability insurance.

Carlisle Park, Morpeth

Travel to Carlisle Park, parking and access.

Morpeth bus station and train station are both within 15 minutes’ walk of Carlisle Park and some bus services stop outside Castle Square.

There is no parking in Carlisle Park. However, a drop-off point can be arranged for visitors with special needs. Contact the park office on 01670 623509 for more information.

Morpeth is a vibrant town with a good range of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs.

For more information about Morpeth, including places to stay, please contact Morpeth Tourist Information Centre  or call 01670 623455

Download the access statement for Carlisle Park and the William Turner Garden.

Address: Carlisle Park Office, Off Castle Square, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 1YD

Tel: 01670 623509  or Contact Northumberland County Council

Carlisle Park hosts various events that are organised by partner organisations

 The Morpeth Gathering always take place on the weekend after Easter.

Picnic in the Park, organised by the Greater Morpeth Development Trust takes place every July, featuring a whole host of Morpeth music groups and community projects.

For further information about future events taking place at Carlisle Park, call 01670 623 509 or contact Northumberland County Council.