There is a visitor centre with disabled access and toilets. A picnic area near the pond and a herb garden close to the Park Building have also been created. Access to the park’s pond is via boardwalks. Wheelchair users and those who have mobility problems may find some of the paths and the boardwalks difficult to use. There is one disabled bay in the car park. Children under 8 must be ccompanied by an adult.
What to see:
There are avariety of habiatats incluiding pond and marsh, meadows and hedgerows, woodlands and stone outcrops, each with its own variety of plants and animals.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups:
Newcastle City Council Countryside Volunteers. The council has a countryside ranger volunteer service, for more information contact Benwell Nature Park on 0191 2732983