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Parks, Allotments & Open Spaces

The City of Newcastle has a vast array of beautiful parks, denes, recreation grounds and countryside to explore. The Council is responsible for many of these open spaces including play areas, the Town Moor and closed cemeteries and churchyards. 

To report an issue on Council land, please contact Envirocall.

Many of the city’s parks and allotments are now managed by the Newcastle Parks & Allotments Trust (“Trust”), established by Newcastle City Council to care for our estate (find out more below).


Parks managed by the Trust:


Principal Parks

Countryside Parks

Neighbourhood Parks

Armstrong Park

Big Waters Nature Reserve

Benwell Nature Park

Elswick Park

Denton Dene South

City Stadium

Exhibition & Brandling Parks

Havannah and Three Hills Nature Reserve

Harbottle Park

Gosforth Central Park

Jesmond Vale

Iris Brickfield

Heaton Park

Ouseburn Park

Kingston Park West

Hodgkin Park

Percy Pit

North Kenton Park

Jesmond Dene Park

Prestwick Carr

St Lawrence Park

Leazes Park

Sugley Dene

Summerhill Square

Nuns Moor Park

Tyne Riverside

The Quarry (South Gosforth)

Paddy Freeman’s & Castle Farm Parks         

Throckley Dene & Walbottle

The Spinney

Walker Park

Walker Riverside Park

Westerhope Park


Allotments managed by the Trust:

Alderwood Crescent

Ebba Walk

Salters Lane



School House

Beaumont Terrace

Fenham Model

Sheringham Avenue

Benwell Lane

Glanton Wynd

Skinnerburn Road

Benwell Lane Homing Club

Gloucester Road

St Anthony’s


Greenwater Pool

St Gabriel’s

Blaney Row

Haddricks Mill Court

St Michaels

Blucher Terrace


Stephen Street

Branxton Crescent A

Hexham Avenue

Stotes Hall

Branxton Crescent B

High West Jesmond

Thorne Terrace


Hutton Street

Three Mile

Burnopfield, Castleside & Tantobie    

Iris Brickfield

Thropton Terrace

Chelmsford Grove


Tweed Street

City Stadium

Leighton Street Pigeons

Walker Road Permanent

Cowgate/Greenhill View


Walkergate 3A

Craster Terrace

Newbiggin Hall

Walkergate 3B

Dene Gardens Allotments

New Heaton IFC

Walkergate Hospital

Dene Terrace

Norham Road

Wallington Drive

Denton Bank

Percy Terrace Allotments

West Denton

Denton Dene


Whinneyfield Road

Duke’s Cottage

Rectory Road

Woodbine Terrace

Duxfield Allotments East & West

Ridgewood Crescent

Woodlea Gardens


To find out more about the Trust please visit their website.


Contact the Trust:

Newcastle Parks and Allotments Trust is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under number: 11533203. Registered charity number: 1182534. Registered office: Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8QH.


To find about more about how the Trust was established, click here.

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