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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 4 days ago
John F
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Durham, United Kingdom
Good place to watch the trains going in and out Durham Train station

This is good park to take your children so that there do not get bored. It has a lot of information... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
alexadams62
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 Maria B
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
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

1  Thank Sunnyside17
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.

2  Thank Dr_Waugh
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