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Diggerland

Riverside Industrial Estate | Durham, Langley Park DH7 9TT, England
+44 871 227 7007
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Good time to be had

We visited in the middle of may with my 3 boys 15, 10 and 8. When arriving I thought we had the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rachelkei
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Great

Brilliant day out. The staff are exceptional. Very friendly and polite and enthusiastic. Some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
toes1965
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“great fun”(27 reviews)
“theme park”(14 reviews)
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Diggerland is The Ultimate Adventure Theme Park Experience where children and adults alike can ride, drive and operate REAL diggers, dumpers and other full- size construction machinery. Diggerland is the perfect destination for action, fun and...more
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Riverside Industrial Estate | Durham, Langley Park DH7 9TT, England
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+44 871 227 7007
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited in the middle of may with my 3 boys 15, 10 and 8. When arriving I thought we had the wrong place as it didn't look like a theme park but that's because the same company hire out jcb's etc. We had pre...More

Thank Rachelkei
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant day out. The staff are exceptional. Very friendly and polite and enthusiastic. Some families were trying to push on but th staff managed this as best they could. Great experience for young and old.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Diggerland Durham today and had a fantastic time although the site is fairly small there was so much to keep us all going our age ranges were from 2 to 55 The staff although many were young were very helpful and took the time...More

Thank Phill W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the best of the digger land parks but no matter which you go to they are just such great fun, we always have a great time their but unlike most theme parks you can really only send 2-3 hours here because their is not...More

1  Thank David W
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DiggerlandUK, Guest Relations Manager at Diggerland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello David, Thank you for your 4* review. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your day out to Diggerland Durham. We sincerely hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Diggerland

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We spent the day at Diggerland for my sons 5th birthday. We had a brilliant day! The staff were an absolute credit to the place, all young but very well trained in their jobs and all had excellent manners and people skills, particularly great with...More

Thank B H
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DiggerlandUK, Guest Relations Manager at Diggerland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello there, Thank you for your wonderful 4* review. We're delighted to hear that your son had a brilliant time celebrating his 5th birthday. We will be sure to pass on your wonderful comments regarding our staff members at Diggerland Durham. We sincerely hope to...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We live 15 mins from Diggerland and my son is 7 yet this is the first time we've visited. This tells you everything about the entry price really... Despite the management comments that prices are in keeping with other local attractions, I disagree with this....More

2  Thank Michaela H
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DiggerlandUK, Guest Relations Manager at Diggerland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Michaela, Thank you for your comments. Please be assured that we welcome all feedback in order to help us improve our service. We are disappointed to hear that your recent visit didn't meet your expectations. Please note the machines we use are real JCB...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

We were lucky to have nice weather and the park was not busy so we had many rides to get on. The staff were all courteous and helpful, willing to chat and help with safety a priority and good instructions on machine use. Diggers were...More

Thank Christopher T
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DiggerlandUK, Guest Relations Manager at Diggerland, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hello Christopher, Thank you for your fantastic comments and 5* review. We are thrilled to hear that you all had a lovely time visiting the Diggerland Durham park. The Diggerland team are a huge credit to the company and as such, we will be sure...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

An excellent day out at Diggerland. We tried all the different attractions in the morning helped by friendly and welcoming staff. The JCB experience in the afternoon with Matt showing the ropes was superb, great fun and highly recommended.

2  Thank NewcastleGeordie83
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DiggerlandUK, Guest Relations Manager at Diggerland, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hello there, Thank you for your 5* review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the JCB Experience at Diggerland Durham. We hope to see you again soon for lots more fun! Best wishes, Diggerland

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the Durham park in February when it opened (only just got a chance to write a review) and it went beyond all expectations! The staff were friendly and helpful throughout the day despite the weather and were so good with the kids which...More

1  Thank Linda_Gregory76
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DiggerlandUK, Guest Relations Manager at Diggerland, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hello Linda, Thank you for your wonderful comments and 5* review. We are delighted to hear that your family, especially your 4 year old son enjoyed their day to Diggerland Durham. We will be sure to pass on your lovely comments regarding our staff members....More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

A really unique attraction. I visited the Kent one last year and it was fantastic. The Durham one is just as good. Kids loved the spindizzy ride and dumpers. Would just say it's a bit too muddy on the rides yhemselves, you wouldn't want to...More

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DiggerlandUK, Guest Relations Manager at Diggerland, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hello there, Thank you for your fantastic comments and 5* review. We are thrilled to hear that the whole family enjoyed their recent visit to Diggerland Durham and Diggerland Kent last year. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best wishes, The Diggerland Team

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dayofdiscovery
16 December 2017|
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Response from DiggerlandUK | Property representative |
Hello there, Diggerland re-opens on the 10th February 2018 but we have not yet released full opening times. Please check back to our website January time when we will have released our opening times. Best... More
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ndw78
12 October 2017|
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Response from DWF41 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah wellies would be a good idea, maybes a change of clothes for the car on the way back home
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Dani S
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Response from andymwood | Reviewed this property |
I'd mostly agree with fionaoroarty. Definitely spot on with the hotels - they're the ones I'd be going for. Obviously, TripAdvisor can give you a wider selection based on budget/expecation ;) Personally, I think Diggerland... More
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