Photos of Tyne Riverside Country Park, Newburn in Spring.
These photos were taken in Spring along the riverside footpath on the north side of the River Tyne from Newburn, into Northumberland and towards Wylam.
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A pleasure cruiser on the River Tyne having just turned
Tyne Riverside Country Park Visitor Centre.
Boat launching ramp opposite the Visitor Centre.
View across the boat launching ramp towards Newburn.
View downstream towards Newburn Bridge.
Another view from further along the river.
There is a lot of Gorse along the footpath.
Looking back along the riverside path.
An old mooring post in the river.
On the south bank is the Newcastle to Carlisle Railway.
Two views across the River Tyne. In this photo the steeple of a church in Ryton can be seen.
A view north shortly before the riverside path crosses into Northumberland.
Around this point the path crosses from Tyne & Wear into Northumberland.
It also crosses a flightpath from Newcastle Airport.
Two views across the River Tyne towards Ryton.
Another view downstream towards Ryton.
Two views upstream from the same place.
A view down the River Tyne from higher up on the riverbank.
The path here leads alongside fields here.
Two views across the fields towards Heddon on the Wall.
View down the River Tyne - the north bank is slipping into the river here.
Looking across fields to the former Newcastle to Wylam South Railway.
Trackbed of the old railway - now a cyclepath and footpath.
Further west from here is George Stephensons Cottage and Wylam.