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Wharton Park

North Road, Durham DH1 4NQ, England
+44 300 026 0000
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Very boring

Badly layed out for people going for a picnic rubbish cafe and just about the worst park I have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark D
via mobile
Another visit to our favourite Park today

We had a lovely time in the park this afternoon & my two grandsons age 4 & 8 years old took their... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Sunnyside17
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Durham
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North Road, Durham DH1 4NQ, England
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+44 300 026 0000
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"outdoor gym"
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"community garden"
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"lots of play areas"
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"brilliant play"
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"railway viaduct"
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"play equipment"
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"older kids"
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"school holidays"
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"sunny day"
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"all ages"
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"durham city"
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"worth a visit"
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"amphitheater"
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"exercise"
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"cafe"
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"planting"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 3 May 2018

We had a lovely time in the park this afternoon & my two grandsons age 4 & 8 years old took their scooters for a change. As it was after school & we knew the cafe would be closed we took a picnic to eat...More

Thank Sunnyside17
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely lunch break in the sun today, picked up sashimi from Nudo then went up to the park to eat it. The park is lovely. Please use it.

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

The actual park is beautiful, great playground & lovely walks surrounding. Love the community garden, however the cafe service is seriously poor. Very slow service, dread to think how they’d cope when busy. Seriously needs addressing.

Thank Mrsbindurham
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

The park was nice and well preserved, It has lots of activities for children, but if you're on a short visit to Durham it's not worth the trouble.

Thank Ana M
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

If you want to take a photograph of the cathedral dominating the city then this is the place to come to .

Thank exeman
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We visited Wharton Park at the Easter weekend with the family. The park is enjoying a new lease of life following its recent revamp and is doing all it can to attract visitors to a range of events. The weather was very wet, but the...More

Thank Geoffrey B
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

First of all let me stress that the 2 star rating I’ve given is purely based on the play grounds & not the park in general which is beautiful & the sole purpose of this review. It is also a long time after our visit...More

Thank Carole P
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Stunning views over Durham City An easy stroll along winding footpaths to some beautiful views. Lots of places for children and families to enjoy the open spaces.

Thank Sharon C
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

In the centre of Durham. Recently refurbished with lots of activities for Kids. Nice restaurant and very handy for the railway station

Thank David T
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