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Excellent for children young and old with very good play areas . Lovely community garden . Would... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
valerie4135
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Durham, United Kingdom
Good entertainment

They have some great brass bands play here and i try and see as many as i can.There is plenty for... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
John F
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Durham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this with a visitor to Durham, to get the wonderful view and then had a coffee in the cafe. Visited a couple of weeks later with my great-nephews who had a wonderful time- using the fitness apparatus, kicking a ball around, playing basketball and...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Excellent for children young and old with very good play areas . Lovely community garden . Would just like to see more flowers around the park

Thank valerie4135
Reviewed 16 September 2018

They have some great brass bands play here and i try and see as many as i can.There is plenty for the children to do young and old. Cafe good

Thank John F
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

When ordering drinks the server barks at customers, rolls her eyes and patronisingly repeats questions or statements as if even speaking is a mere inconvenience nevermind smiling. It would appear that preferring to sit in and have our coffees in crockery cups rather than takeaway...More

Thank mariabO9208VW
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Took our 9 and 7 year old girls there, they had a great time on the play areas, plenty of seating around the area, with a very good cafe, there is a racing car track ,football area and plenty of parking, or u can catch...More

3  Thank Marlene B
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This is good park to take your children so that there do not get bored. It has a lot of information about why the park is where it is in Durham and who it was named after. This park has cafe in it . It...More

Thank alexadams62
Reviewed 5 August 2018

First time we have been in the park … to be honest didn't know where it was as the access is poor especially if your elderly its a steep slope for car parking if its allowed as the security Showsec closed off the access road...More

Thank Radar-uk-2013
Reviewed 4 August 2018

To steep for people with wheelchairs when they spent all the lottery money they should have budgeted for a mobility car to transport the disabled people up to the events. I have a visual disability I find the steps so dangerous and worry I may...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

I took my 2 year old twins to the park today, enjoying quality time on a rare day off. The park was ok, nothing special but the boys enjoyed themselves. We then went to the cafe for lunch which is where it all went downhill....More

4  Thank Ginsey949
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Badly layed out for people going for a picnic rubbish cafe and just about the worst park I have ever been in the old Wharton Park was superior to this new one total waste of a lottery funded grant a child of 4 could have...More

Thank Mark D
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