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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


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


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • Lynne P
    Darlington, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A breathe of fresh air
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 7th November 2017
    Large open parkland area utelised by dog- walkers, children/ parents and strollers. There is a large lake with numerous wild foul and you can purchase inexpensive bags of seed for feeding from the... Read full review
  • Fiona J
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Cycle Ride
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 29th October 2017
    Visited today with friends to use the cafe for a lunch break. Quickly served and informed immediately when there was an issue with food and alternative offered. No delay at all in receiving food... Read full review
    Trip Type:
    Lovely park and lake
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th October 2017
    Lovely park and lake adjacent to the Hardwick Hall Hotel. Very pleasant walk and cycle path around the park grounds and lake. Some interesting statues and old ruins to be seen. 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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