If you don't know the
area and are coming from far away, and with current
serious roadworks on A1 it is best to approach from
the A19 where possible and come off at the junction
that says Killingworth, go down "Killingworth Way"
(A1056), straight over the first roundabout and then
left at the second roundabout. Go down the B1505, take
the first left, then almost instantly right into West
Bailey at a roundabout, and then right into the car
park. The boat house is adjacent to the car park, and
you can rig you boat in the car park. this is one the
North West side of the lake. It is announced through
brown tourist information signs for "Boating Lake"
from several of the approaching roads surrounding Killingworth.
There are three car parks located to access Killingworth
Lakeside Park. The one you want is:
Lakeshore Car Park, West Bailey East, NE12 6TN - 20
spaces, free parking all day, 3.5 tonne weight limit.