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Jesmond Dene

A leisurely walk (city/town) starting and finishing in Tyne and Wear, England, about 4.70km (2.92 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 1:15h. It is suitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 36m (118ft)
Loss 47m (154ft)
Max. Elevation 70m (229ft)
Elevation (total) 83m (272ft)
Start
South Gosforth metro station
End
Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
Distance 4.70km
(2.92mi)
Duration ~1:15h
Difficulty  
Leisurely
Created by jamesward783 on 24 Jan 2012
A lovely walk through Jesmond Dene by the Ouse Burn. The walk is enjoyable at any time of the year and only 10mins from Newcastle city centre. There's information on what you can see in the Dene at this website: www.jesmonddene.org.uk

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Waypoints

OS Grid NZ251679
Take the metro to South Gosforth.
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From the metro station, go down the hill to the second of the two roundabouts. The entrance to the dene is near here.
About 0.47 km (~0.29 miles) from
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Follow the path alongside the Ouse Burn heading south.
About 0.53 km (~0.33 miles) from
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The burn meanders south of Castle Farm Tennis Centre.
About 0.38 km (~0.24 miles) from
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Pass the footbridge that crosses the burn and keep heading south.
About 0.36 km (~0.22 miles) from
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The footpath crosses the burn and passes under the road.
About 0.94 km (~0.58 miles) from
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Reach the southern end of Jesmond Dene then leave the burn.
About 0.66 km (~0.41 miles) from
OS Grid NZ260653
Follow Springbank Road towards the city centre.
About 0.36 km (~0.22 miles) from
OS Grid NZ253654
Walk into the city centre or pick up the metro again here.
About 0.62 km (~0.39 miles) from

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24 Jan 2012
Jesmond Dene

A great walk anytime of year, amenities are continuing to be added along this route and well worth a visit if your in Newcasle

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