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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:

  • Marion M
    Durham, England, United Kingdom
    Beautiful country park
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 18th October 2016
    This place is really gorgeous. You can walk right around the lake while enjoying the countryside and watching the many and varied birds. It is great for kids and there is lots of open space for them... Read full review
  • EleanorMetcalfe2003
    Sedgefield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Great to visit with friends
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 30th September 2016
    I love coming with my friends in the summer. Great outdoor visit for families with lots to do. Definitely worth visiting. Also lots of Pokéstips and some rare Pokemon 🐝 Read full review
  • Eyepye-7
    Trip Type:
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 13th September 2016
    A beautiful park where we spent a lovely afternoon with family feeding the ducks and admiring the fabulous views. Nice cafe where we had lunch and a nice play park for the little people. 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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