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Hardwick Park

From £0.00
County Durham
TS21 2DN

Tel: +44 01740 621505

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Hardwick Park at sunset

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
All VisitorsFree

Parking charges: up to 2 hours - £2.00, over 2 hours - £3.00, Season Ticket - £75.00.


  • Visit EnglandQuality Assured Visitor Attraction Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • Kirky99
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Nice park,expensive bar
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 7th September 2017
    A small party of friends visited Hardwick Park on the day if Sedgefield Show. The weather was a bit "hit and miss" but we walked round the grounds prior to a round of drinks in the Hall bar. The... Read full review
  • biglad1986
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Lots to do
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 6th September 2017
    Use this park quite regular and it's clean enough and well maintained the kids seem to enjoy every time we go and the dog is allways worn out good portion of food for ducks for the price and £3 full... Read full review
  • Paul M
    Knaresborough, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    great walks and wildlife
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 4th September 2017
    beautiful location and wildlife ..nice cafe and stately home.really good for dogwalkers.the walk around the lake is ace Read full review



  • Access Statement - Please see below

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - Must be on a lead.

Access Information

Opening Times

Hardwick Park (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
Monday - Sunday07:00 - 18:00
Bank Holiday07:00 - 18:00

* Park open all year, daily 0700-1800; Visitor Centre open 1000-1600. Visitor Centre and Cafe open throughout the festive season. Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day. Cafe open to 6pm Summer.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Hardwick Park is near Sedgefield on the A177 Durham to Stockton road. 2 miles from A1(M)J60. Ample parking on site with coach and accessible parking bays (please note pay and display charges apply at all times).

Public Transport Directions

Nearest bus stop is on Sedgefield high street which is a mile walk to Hardwick Park. Call Traveline on 0871 200 2233 for further details.

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