Getting here

Walkergate Park is on Benfield Road in Newcastle upon Tyne and can be easily accessed by public transport or by car.

Below we have provided directions to Walkergate Park. If you need any more information, you can get in touch with us and we will try to help you.

Driving directions

A1 from the North – Exit A1 at Gosforth A167 turn off and follow the A167 towards the City Centre. Remain on A167 / A167(M) for approximately 1 miles, then bear left onto the A1058 for Tynemouth / East. Continue on A1058 for about 2 miles (straight on through Jesmond and past Corner House pub). Exit left onto the slip road signposted for Walker / Walkergate Hospital / Benfield Road. The Centre is about 0.5 mile along Benfield Road on the right; opposite Benfield School and just before Walkergate Hospital.

A1(M) from the South – Just past Washington Services, exit the slip road right onto A194(M) and follow signs for the Tyne Tunnel. Proceed through the Tunnel (toll fee £1.20 for cars). At roundabout immediately after the tunnel exit, head northon the A19 signposted for Morpeth. After 1 mile, take the first exit left at the roundabout, signposted for A1058 to Newcastle. After 2.5 miles pass under a railway bridge and exit left onto the slip road signposted for Walker / Walkergate Hospital. At top of slip road turn left onto Benfield Road. the Centre is about 0.5 mile along Benfield Road on the right; opposite Benfield School and just before Walkergate Hospital.

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Arriving by Metro

The Centre is a short walk from Walkergate Metro station. Turn left out of the station and head along Benfield Road. The Centre is just past Walkergate Hospital on the left hand side.

Metro timetables

Getting here by bus

There are many bus services from Newcastle city centre that head along Benfield Road. You can take Stagecoach’s number one service and get off at the TA Centre on Debdon Gardens. From there walk onto Befield Road and turn right. Walk past the allotments and you will find Walkergate Park opposite Benfield School.

Bus timetables