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Big Waters County Park Walk

Big Waters Country Park is a lovely nature reserve located in the northeastern part of Newcastle upon Tyne. It offers a peaceful setting for dog walking and outdoor activities. Here's what you can expect at Big Waters Country Park:

Just past Brunswick Village Seaton Burn Northumberland

OS Map Reference NZ 227 734

  1. Walking Trails: Big Waters Country Park has a network of walking trails that meander through woodlands, meadows, and around the lakes. The trails vary in length and difficulty, allowing you to choose a route that suits you and your dog's preferences. Enjoy the serene surroundings as you explore the park.

  2. Wildlife Spotting: The park is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including various bird species, butterflies, and mammals. Keep an eye out for the resident wildlife during your walk. The lakes and wetlands provide excellent opportunities for birdwatching, so bring your binoculars if you're a bird enthusiast.

  3. Lakeside Stroll: The park features several picturesque lakes, including Big Waters Lake, which is the largest lake in the park. Take a leisurely stroll along the lakeside paths and enjoy the scenic views. It's a great place for your dog to cool off with a swim or paddle in the water on a warm day.

  4. Picnic Areas: Big Waters Country Park offers designated picnic areas where you can take a break, relax, and enjoy a snack or lunch surrounded by nature. Take advantage of these spots to refuel and spend some quality time with your dog.

  5. Dog-Friendly Environment: Dogs are welcome at Big Waters Country Park, but it's essential to keep them on a leash and clean up after them. The park provides an opportunity for your furry friend to explore new scents, socialize with other dogs (where appropriate), and enjoy a walk in a natural setting.



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