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A walk in the park

we visited the park on a Sunday. easily signposted from the main road. plenty of car parking at a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Love This Park

We visit from out of town quite regularly and love it! I have been coming here since being a child... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toni L
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lovely walk”(18 reviews)
“nice cafe”(14 reviews)
Hardwick Park is a country park with a difference. Now a Visit England accredited attraction, it has survived since the 1750s when its then owner, John Burdon, created a sprawling ornamental park. Today, the remains of some of the original buildings...more
Sedgefield TS21 2DN, England
+44 300 026 2899
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we visited the park on a Sunday. easily signposted from the main road. plenty of car parking at a cost of £3 per day. well maintained. visit the shop and buy food for the birds at 50p a bag. what a lovely place to visit....More

Thank sandrac58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit from out of town quite regularly and love it! I have been coming here since being a child and now I bring my own daughter. Cafe and toilets at the visitors Center. Swings are fenced in and well maintained. Lovely walk around the...More

Thank Toni L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of lovely grounds to walk in and feed the ducks on the large pond, find gruffalo in this forest. Also has shop , toilets and two decent size play areas. The only reason I didn’t give five stars is the parking charges and the...More

Thank Leah H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely walks round groynds. Nice cafe. Pleasantly surprised. Seemed to be lots planned for children.

Thank Kath W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a lovely afternoon in the park, the park was full of families and people enjoying their day So much to see and do and plenty of open space and walks for everyone Cafe and toilets and information room on hand and a hot drinks...More

Thank Geoffrey K
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Living near by we took the dogs and son and walked to Hardwick Park through the woods. Nice park with plenty of space for everyone to enjoy. Stopped for a drink and a snack before walking back home. Don’t bother paying for parking, just park...More

Thank geordie1982
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We visit this place on quite a regular occasions. If the weather is ok. It’s a great spot to take a picnic. Walk the dog /s. Or just to stroll around and relax. Since winning lottery support some years ago. They have improved this site...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Being the owner of a rather large boisterous rescue dog, It is always hard to find areas where you can take a large dog that can be intimidating to other users. Thankfully at Hardwick Park, the paths are many and wide and you can navigate...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

This park is stunning with something for everyone, young and old. There are some fabulous views with lovely follies and you can imagine ladies in crinoline dresses taking walks around the park centuries ago. There is a Gruffalo trail which children love, bird hides, willow...More

Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 13 July 2018

As we come from Derbyshire, we thought we would drop in on a name sake from Derbyshire ( Hardwick Park ). All you have to pay for is the Parking, agreat place to visit for any age

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Absolutely the walkways are very well maintained... lots of seating also ... some great views over the lake....