Gallagher Park, Bedlington

Gallagher Park is home to woodlands, wildflower meadows, green spaces and playing fields.

Gallagher Park is home to woodlands, wildflower meadows, green spaces and playing fields.

The park is a popular location for sporting activities including football and cycling.

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Discover Gallagher Park

Gallagher Park can be found to the north of the Northumberland town of Bedlington on the Doctor Pit colliery site. The park is really close to the town centre.

Address: Gallagher Park, Bedlington, NE22 7LB

Gallagher Park is easy to find, with good public transport links to the park and bus stops located nearby. 

There is a large free public car park to the rear of the marketplace, which is across the road from the park’s entrance on Schalksmuhle Road. There is limited public parking within the park and surrounding streets. 

Gallagher Park is easy to access through a network of footpaths and a Sustrans cycle route, which runs through the centre of the park.

The main pedestrian/vehicular entrance is situated on Schalksmuhle Road, NE22 5DW. 
The park is managed by the neighbourhood services team at Northumberland County Council.

Gallagher Park has been designated a Queen Elizabeth II field as part of a national initiative to provide long-term safeguards for outdoor recreation areas.

The Queen Elizabeth II Fields Challenge aim was to ensure that local communities will always have access to places for sport and play, to mark the London 2012 Olympics and maintain participation levels in all kinds of exercise.

Click here to contact the team for further details or enquires about the park.

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