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Watergate Forest Park

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Whickham Highway, | Lobley Hill, Gateshead NE9 7EQ, England
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great place, visit it often and make use of it for fitness

Really enjoy this park, there are colour banded walks depending on level of difficulty, along with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
yoshi-3316
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Durham, United Kingdom
good for dogs - not families

Went to this park whilst visiting the delightful North East. It is a large area with a fair amount... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
camper11-11
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“dog walkers” (6 reviews)
“dogs love” (2 reviews)
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Whickham Highway, | Lobley Hill, Gateshead NE9 7EQ, England
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"great place for walking"
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"dog mess"
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"bird watching"
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"large lake"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoy this park, there are colour banded walks depending on level of difficulty, along with modern art on the routes and not to mention informative boards detailing what can be found. Great place to jog or walk the dog and also great if your...More

1  Thank yoshi-3316
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to this park whilst visiting the delightful North East. It is a large area with a fair amount of paths and a lake in the middle looking very attractive. Then you take a closer look. The black bags hanging from the trees are not...More

2  Thank camper11-11
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely day out with the family, large open areas, nice large pond. Nice walks for all ages mostly flat. Plenty of free parking & very accessible.

Thank Joe J
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Great place to walk with or without your dog . Good for running or biking. There is a cafe within the football club area and loads of free parking.

Thank Lawrence o
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

IT is whst it is. A big lovely no frills park. There are no attractions play areas or even ice cream for sale. But its great for walking, very popular for dog walking. Notte: a lot of owners let their dog roam free in the...More

Thank ro53sm
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I've lived near here for some years and though I've seen signs to the park I've never investigated before as the car park looked bland and put me off. Oh boy was I wrong! On a hot day I went exploring and it was beautiful....More

Thank Tynields
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful location. Great for dogs to walk around, very clean. Lake with ducks, great walks and very beautiful! Must visit!

Thank Lee P
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Called at cafe this evening for a cuppa,asked the very nice young girl if they had any gluten free cake the blond woman walked past and in a monotonous Miserable voice said no.I was not asking for the earth just something GF.Its not me being...More

Thank berndouglas
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

When having a drink in the cafe we saw dogs with their paws on the tables, also some licking and snuffling all over the table tops and crockery. Other (wet) dogs were rubbing up against the furniture and people. All the owners appeared unconcerned. This...More

Thank Traveller1999
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely disgusted by the attitude of the staff in this cafe today .. asked them a simple question to be looked at and spoken to like that disgraceful, I just walked out .... obviously they don't want people's custom

Thank jimjul
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