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Ridley Park

Wensleydale Terrace, Blyth NE24 3HF, UK


About Ridley Park

A beautiful well-kept park in Northumberland with two play areas, water play area, cafe, toilets, lots of space for picnics and free parking. Also accessible by public transport.  The pavilions retain much of their original look and are still in use today. The first is run as a café while the other is a base for a community charity known as the Friends of Ridley Park.

Attractions near Ridley Park

Blyth Beach1.45km from Ridley Park

Blyth South is a long, wide, golden stretch of sandy beach, backed by a system of sand dunes which are a haven for wildlife and a designated area of Special Nature Conservation. The beach also has a zone for water sports such as jet-skiing, and a yachting club. During the winter, anglers flock to the beach for the excellent fishing opportunities.

Seaton Delaval Hall is a Grade I listed country house in Northumberland, England. It is near the coast just north of Newcastle upon Tyne. Located between Seaton Sluice and Seaton Delaval, it was designed by Sir John Vanbrugh in 1718 for Admiral George Delaval; it is now owned by the National Trust.  The 18th-century gardens of the hall are Grade II* listed on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens.

St. Mary's Lighthouse6.48km from Ridley Park

St Mary's Lighthouse is on the tiny St Mary's Island, just north of Whitley Bay on the coast of North East England. The small rocky tidal island is linked to the mainland by a short concrete causeway which is submerged at high tide.  The Lighthouse, completed in 1898 on a hazardous coast for shipping, remained operational until 1984 when it was superseded by modern navigational techniques. Since then the Lighthouse and former keepers' cottages have been operated as a visitor centre by North Tyne

St Mary's Island6.49km from Ridley Park

St Mary’s Island is a tidal island located off Curry's Point to the north of Whitley Bay, accessed by a causeway at low tide. During medieval times it was known as Bate's Island and was occupied by a small chapel dedicated to St. Helen, which burned a lamp to warn mariners of the rocks. The main feature of the island is St. Mary's Lighthouse which was built in 1898.

Newbiggin Maritime Centre7.03km from Ridley Park

The Newbiggin Maritime Centre is situated in the beautiful seaside fishing village of Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland. Discover life in a historic fishing village through the Mary Joicey and Girl Anne interactive exhibitions and varying range of thought provoking exhibits. The Newbiggin Maritime Centre is passionate about offering engaging, creative and unique learning activities.

Plessey Woods Country Park8.08km from Ridley Park

Plessey Woods Country Park is set in 100 acres of enchanting woodland, wild-flower-clad meadows and romantic riverside as the River Blyth runs through the park. Its intricate network of paths and trails make this a great spot for walkers, cyclists, horse-riders and picnickers. The beautiful riverside walk along the River Blyth offers a chance of spotting otters and kingfishers. It was one of the iconic attraction in this area which offers a peaceful life.

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Northumberland is a ceremonial county and historic county in North East England. It is bordered by Cumbria to the west, County Durham and Tyne and Wear to the south and the Scottish Borders to the north. One of the iconic location wehivh was flourished with lot of tourists places.