Tyne Riverside Country Park

Tyne Riverside Country Park follows the River Tyne for four miles through 200 acres of meadows, chalk grassland, woodland and river bank - all within easy reach of the urban areas of Northumberland and a short distance from Newcastle and Gateshead.

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This information was last updated 24 June 2020

Public safety paramount as country parks re-open

Northumberland County Council has confirmed that its four country parks will open from Wednesday, May 13 - but the safety of the public remains its absolute priority.
 
Council Leader Cllr Peter Jackson, said: "Following revised guidance issued by the Government, the council needs to take time to fully understand what the Government’s plan means for Northumberland, and its impact on our residents.

"After careful consideration, the county's four country parks will reopen on the morning of Wednesday 13 May at:
  1. Druridge Bay country park
  2. Bolam Lake country park
  3. Plessey Woods country park
  4. Tyne Riverside country park.
Tyne Riverside Country Park Centre is located at Low Prudhoe on the banks of the river Tyne near Prudhoe railway station.

Tyne Riverside Country Park follows the River Tyne for four miles through 200 acres of meadows, chalk grassland, woodland and river bank - all within easy reach of the urban areas of Northumberland and a short distance from Newcastle and Gateshead.

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.

Tyne Riverside Country Park is a great location for walking, dog walking, cycling and boating.

See below for details of the activities available at the park.
Tyne Riverside Country Park Centre is located at Low Prudhoe on the banks of the river Tyne near Prudhoe railway station.

County Hall: 0345 600 6400

The country park is a short walk from Wylam and Prudhoe train stations and Tyne Valley bus routes.

To find out how to get there by public transport, view bus company information here.