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Herrington Country Park

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Chester Road. Penshaw | Houghton-Le-Spring, Tyne and Wear, Sunderland, England
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Camping and caravan club rally in good location for Tall ships race

Spent 3 nights in motorhome on rally to visit the Tall Ships. Lovely country park with park and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
wendy r
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
nice park on site of old open cast mine

Nice place for a walk, only downside is the groups of youths who hang out at the park and make the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
eddieprice13
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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“feed the ducks” (33 reviews)
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Chester Road. Penshaw | Houghton-Le-Spring, Tyne and Wear, Sunderland, England
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"penshaw monument"
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"feed the ducks"
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"an ice cream van"
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"play area"
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"open space"
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"across the road"
in 23 reviews
"penshaw tea rooms"
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"memorial garden"
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"open fields"
in 6 reviews
"model boats"
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"dog walkers"
in 25 reviews
"large lake"
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"small cafe"
in 16 reviews
"fresh air"
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"public toilets"
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"coal mine"
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"nice walk"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent 3 nights in motorhome on rally to visit the Tall Ships. Lovely country park with park and ride provided on site for the event which worked very well. Seem to have quite a few events at this location and would visit again

Thank wendy r
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place for a walk, only downside is the groups of youths who hang out at the park and make the area feel unsafe.

Thank eddieprice13
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Large areas to play, lots of wildlife, plenty of space for picnics, wonderful views of Durham and the surrounding areas. There is a play park a little cafe, clean toilets, facilities for skate boarding, bike riding and much more. It's a great place to visit...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like that you can drive and park next to the lake. Bird food can be purchased from the cafe as you enter the park. No soggy bread for these wild fowl! Lovely walks for those energetic enough to do so. Climb to the top...More

Thank PawPaw_Makem
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place just to chill.Nice walkig area, great if you have a dog,plenty of wide open spaces some hilly.There are plenty o pub nearby also recommend the garden centre cafe across the main road.

Thank CharlieRack
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park is a great place to have a nice long walk with your dog and each time you go you can do a different route

Thank kurlykim10
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a lovely sunny day and had a great time feeding the swans and ducks and strolling around the oark before settling down for a picnic. The park is a fantastic open air space for walking and cycling and is a great family...More

Thank Alan P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great park for walks games lovely outing with the family and it has lots of different events on fairs, egg rolling,concerts. You can see lots of wild life birds ducks ,good place too walk your dogs .There is a cafe if you need a coffee...More

Thank 101cain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A LOVELY DAY out for all the family including your dog. Swans ducks and a multitude of birds to be seen on the lakes .Lovely walks .a play area and cafe to keep every one happy

Thank rosemariepattison51
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely park to walk around, car parking, plenty to see, feed the birds in the lake., It is a pleasant place to enjoy for anyone.

Thank Terence W
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Claire T
11 July 2018|
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Response from lynnylala | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is closed which is absolutely ridiculous
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budapesttont
8 May 2018|
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Response from mukhasben | Reviewed this property |
Hi, try Searching for pitch sites in the Sunderland area this will show you a few straight away
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paul m
5 May 2018|
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Response from Stace877 | Reviewed this property |
No, it may look inviting but the lake(s) are for nature's visitors.
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