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Foreshore Park

Wharf Road, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Pretty park in newcastle

Delightful park to take a break or just meander around, close to the city centre but far enough... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cassandra1984
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Sydney, Australia
Leisurely walk with site seeing

Good way to take in a number of historical sites around newcastle, with relaxing scenery and a host... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Narell B
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Greater Sydney, Australia
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Wharf Road, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delightful park to take a break or just meander around, close to the city centre but far enough away to have some peace and quiet.

Thank cassandra1984
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Good way to take in a number of historical sites around newcastle, with relaxing scenery and a host of cafes and restaurants to chose from.

Thank Narell B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

After living here in Newcastle most of my life, an to see the change in this city is remarkable. The foreshore park was once a train shutting yard, now it is a glorious park land where a picnic is to had or children can play....More

Thank Ray D
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We were surprised by Newcastle. We knew it was famous for coal export, but the town and surrounding beaches are beautiful. The walk along the foreshore is great with excellent opportunities to see the tugs working as they bring the colliers in and out of...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Newcastle's Foreshore Park, is situated on the south-eastern bank of the Hunter River, close to the Harbour entrance. Between 1850 until the mid 1980's, this same area contained an ageing power station, railway sidings & goods yards & along the riverbank, a kilometre or so,...More

Thank Ross G
Reviewed 19 February 2017

A great place for children to run around or ride scooters. The dog even liked to be able to go for a long walk and some running. Have been here a few times with the family.

Thank BKelb
Reviewed 28 January 2017

If you came to visit Newcastle you would have to do this walk. It is the most scenic walk along a harbour that I have been on (albeit Sydney). The busy port is a thrive of activity all times of the day and you would...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Combine a visit to the park with a stroll along the foreshore itself and a walk out along Nobby's and the breakwall - and why not a swim while you're here? Easy to access by car or public transport and perfectly located close to eateries...More

Thank phutty
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The 3 older boys loved the train equipment and enjoyed playing train driver (ages 3, 5 and 8) Not so great for my 1 year old who wanted to join in, however the equipment is mostly only safe for older kids.

Thank Sheree T
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Fantastic open spaces that the whole family can enjoy! We were picnicing there and must say, facilities are top notch. Planty of bbqs, toilets, picnic facilities and playgrounds - plus the foreshore view at the evening looks amazing with all those lights on!

Thank KarolaRS
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