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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.


  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction


  • Visit EnglandQuality Assured Visitor Attraction Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2014
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016
  • Regional and MiscellaneousVisit County Durham Official Partner Visit County Durham Official Partner 2016


  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

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Recent Reviews:

  • gillbone
    Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    lovely stroll in the sun
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 23rd August 2016
    First visit to the park and very impressed .Lovely walks beautiful scenery and also play areas for the little ones . Plenty of open areas for a picnic and fabulous lake . Read full review
  • Lrosemarie
    Oxford, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Great accessibility
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 21st August 2016
    This is perfect for mobility scooters. Great flat and wide paths with ample picnic spots that a scooter can get to. Gorgeous scenary and the cafe makes lovely food. So refreshing to actually have a... Read full review
  • Melissa S
    Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lovely nature walk
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 18th August 2016
    We wandered around the lake on a sunny, hot morning. Very relaxing and pretty. Toilets were a little far away once we got to the other side of the water (!) Nice wee playpark by the carpark. Read full review


Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction


  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge)


  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - Must be on a lead.
  • Toilets

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

Hardwick Park (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016)
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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