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Riverside Sculpture Park

Riverside, Gateshead NE8 2BJ, England
+44 191 477 3478
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Urban walk

Lovely walk from the centre of town to the river thro' a lovely green corridor (ending at the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ros896
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
Surprised this is an attraction...

Having lived next to this for the last 5 years I’m amazed that this is classed as an attraction. So... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
DarrenBailes
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Urban walk”
26 Dec 2017
“Surprised this is an attraction...”
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Riverside, Gateshead NE8 2BJ, England
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+44 191 477 3478
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely walk from the centre of town to the river thro' a lovely green corridor (ending at the Staiths Cafe !

Thank Ros896
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Having lived next to this for the last 5 years I’m amazed that this is classed as an attraction. So poorly attended to; its a forgotten piece of art that while interesting, is difficult to navigate and not supported at all.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

I was very encouraged by the information panel at the start of this park. It suggested that there was going to be a pleasant walk through a park with a dozen sculptures. The reality was very different. I only found three before the route "fizzled...More

Thank Jill F
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

I did not know the sculpture trail was here so a nice surprise. A pleasant walk along the riverside with several modern art pieces both large and small, good and bad, some reflecting the industrial past of the city. Really worth a visit as its...More

Thank TonyWozza
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

This has lots of potential but is poorly maintained and many sculptures are lost in the undergrowth.

Thank RogerB475
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

Great views over the Tyne. Park at TEams and walk along the riverside admiring the sculptures and the views. A shame the locals dont appear to have rubbish bins!

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Reviewed 7 November 2012

The riverside park is a strip of green along the banks of the Tyne near Gateshead. You can get a close-up view of the bridges, and there are outdoor sculptures along the way. There is ample parking near the river at Dunston. Walk in to...More

1  Thank john e
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Reviewed 29 March 2012

Sculptures are not really to my taste, but others may like them and it is a nice place fr a stroll

Thank John D
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Reviewed 17 November 2011

Some of teh sculptures are better than others, but a nice place for a stroll or a walk.

Thank Neil A
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Reviewed 22 May 2011

this is a very nice area to come for a stroll nd to admire the scenery if the weather is nice

Thank patricklaura28
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