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Discover your surroundings
To extend the scheme of Open buildings where you can discover & explore the inside of houses in Newcastle we now propose to extend that exploration to encourage viewing from  above and on top of things.

Vertical Park Discovery scheme
When in a park for instance, do not stay content with sitting on the ground with your picknick or using the provided park-seating arrangememnt – use natures own ones and join our Vertical Park Discovery scheme. There is certain preparation that can be done, we have a list of suitable device which can be a good idea to bring with you on your first venture. This scheme has the positive effect of not only helping you physical wellbeing by getting you some exercise and some motorik practice but it will also make our parks even more alive if this is used more frequently.
Urban Mounteneering
Go discovering the climbing experience in the city- either a  exploration to good fire escape ladders to reach excellent viewing points on rooftops or do keep your eyes open for building sites; any big mounds of gravel- they are just like excellent easily accessible mountains. Go discovering the climbing experience in the city-


''Venture Upwards' -in development-