Benwell Nature Park

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Benwell Nature Park is a 5-acre Local Nature Reserve in the heart of Benwell. Many natural habitats have been established: a pond and marsh, meadows and hedgerows, woodlands and stone outcrops, each with its own variety of plants and animals. A picnic area near the pond and a herb garden are also found within the reserve.

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From the West Road
From the traffic lights at the junction of West Road and Condercum Road, head down Condercum Road and then Atkinson Road, taking you through two sets of traffic lights. Immediately after passing the second set of lights you will see a small road leading off to your left, opposite Atkinson Road Primary School and Nursery. This is Pipetrack Lane and the entrance to Benwell Nature Park is approximately 15 metres in on the right.

From Scotswood Road
From Scotswood Road head up Whitehouse Road, at the mini-roundabout. Take the first right onto Atkinson Road. Continue up the hill on Atkinson Road over another mini-roundabout. Immediately before the traffic lights at the junction of Atkinson Road and Benwell Lane/Adelaide Terrace you will see a small road on your right, directly opposite Atkinson Road Primary School. This is Pipetrack Lane and the entrance to Benwell Nature Park is approximately 15 metres in on the right.

Bus

The number 1 stops on Armstrong Road just above the park.Several buses stop on Scotswood Road including the 8, 21, 22, 80, 602, 604, 610, 611, 632 and 633. From Scotswood Road there is a steep walk up Whitehouse Road and Atkinson Road which will bring you to the park.

Admission

Opening times:

Never closes

Prices:

Free

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Contact

Address: Benwell Nature Park, Atkinson Road, Benwell, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE4 8XT, UK
Phone: +44 191 273 2983
Email: benwell.naturepark@newcastle.gov.uk

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