Walker Riverside Park

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Walker Riverside Park covers approximately 27 hectares of land and is situated on the banks of the River Tyne in Walker.

It is a green oasis for a large variety of animals. The dense plantations are alive with the song of long tailed tits, bullfinches, blue tits, coal tits, great tits, blackbirds, mistle and song thrushes, sparrowhawks, pheasants, crows, rooks, jackdaws and goldfinches to name but a few. If you are quiet enough, you may also catch glimpses of foxes and rabbits. Taking a walk along the riverside path; you can regularly see wading birds, as well as nesting sea birds, like kittiwakes. In recent years there have been an increasing number of sightings of grey and common seals.

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From Walker Road, A186.


From New Bridge Street in Newcastle city centre, bus numbers 12, 12A and 12B will take you to Walker Road. From here you can walk into Walker Riverside Park via Church Street, Belmont Street, Pottery Bank or Malaya Drive.


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