Gosforth Nature Reserve - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Gosforth Nature Reserve

Gosforth Park Nature Reserve is a nature reserve in Newcastle upon Tyne. It includes extensive woodland and wetland habitats and is managed by the Natural History Society of Northumbria. The reserve is part of Gosforth Park, the old estate of Gosforth House. There is also a small area of meadow, which contains plants such as heather and northern marsh orchid.

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Newcastle Racecourse

Newcastle Racecourse

1.76km from Gosforth Nature Reserve

Newcastle Racecourse is home to the historic Northumberland Plate, and is one of Britain’s busiest racecourses, hosting over 60 all-weather and jumps fixtures a year. An ideal venue for all occasions, the racecourse can host events of all kinds, including conferences, exhibitions, weddings, private parties and more.

Ouse Burn

Ouse Burn

1.98km from Gosforth Nature Reserve

The Ouseburn is a small river in Tyne and Wear, England that flows through the city of Newcastle upon Tyne into the River Tyne. It gives its name to the Ouseburn electoral ward. The Ouseburn has its source at Callerton in the north of the city near Newcastle Airport. It then flows through the Kingston Park area of the city, Newcastle Great Park, Gosforth Park and Whitebridge Park.

Paddy Freeman's Park

Paddy Freeman's Park

2.62km from Gosforth Nature Reserve

Paddy Freeman is a popular park which has a bowling green, two tennis courts, a playground, a boating lake, a Model Boat Club and a cafe which is open in the summer months. There is plenty of seating throughout the park.The park is mainly grassed for informal leisure activities. with some shrubs and woodland plantations. The lake is used by the Heaton and District Model Power Boat Club who celebrated their 100th anniversary in 2010 and still a very active club today.

The Town Moor

The Town Moor

3.94km from Gosforth Nature Reserve

The Town Moor is an area of common land in Newcastle upon Tyne. It covers an area of around 1000 acres or 400ha, making it larger than Hyde Park combined with Hampstead Heath combined, and also larger than New York City's Central Park. The Town Moor reaches Spital Tongues and the city centre to the south, Gosforth to the north and Jesmond to the east.

The Rising Sun Countryside Centre

The Rising Sun Countryside Centre

4.24km from Gosforth Nature Reserve

The Country Park is a 400 acre green oasis located in the heart of the borough. Admission to the park is free. The habitats within the Park include grassland, woodland, pond, wetlands and a lake, there is a bird hide for keen bird watchers to use which overlooks the Swallow Pond. For walkers. There is a countryside centre offering forest schools, a cafe, toilets, educational facilities and an exhibition room.

Exhibition Park

Exhibition Park

4.43km from Gosforth Nature Reserve

Exhibition Park is a beautiful park close to Newcastle City Centre complete with Victorian bandstand and small, boating lake home to swans and ducks. The park is home to numerous facilities including sports areas, a boating lake, playgrounds and a skatepark.

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Tyne and Wear

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Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in North East England. The county is bordered to the north by Northumberland, to the south by County Durham and to the east of the county lies the North Sea. It is the smallest county in North East England by area, but by far the largest in terms of population.

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