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Wharton Park

North Road, Durham DH1 4NQ, England
+44 300 026 0000
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Great Venture

Took our 9 and 7 year old girls there, they had a great time on the play areas, plenty of seating... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marlene B
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Durham, United Kingdom
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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 1 week ago
alexadams62
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“outdoor gym” (4 reviews)
“brass band” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
North Road, Durham DH1 4NQ, England
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+44 300 026 0000
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"outdoor gym"
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"brass band"
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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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"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"
in 6 reviews
"exercise"
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"cafe"
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"council"
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"path"
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

2  Thank Marlene B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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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
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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

1  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.

2  Thank Dr_Waugh
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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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