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Wharton Park

Off North Road
Durham City
County Durham

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Wharton Park


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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  • Sunnyside17
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    Another visit to our favourite Park today
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 3rd 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... Read full review
  • Dr_Waugh
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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    Lunch break
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 3rd May 2018
    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. Read full review
  • Mrsbindurham
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Poor cafe service
    3 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th April 2018
    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... Read full review



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Opening Times

Season (21 May 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Open daily, with events held throughout the year.

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Sunday, 3rd June 2018 - Sunday, 26th August 2018

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Friday, 6th July 2018 - Friday, 6th July 2018

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Friday, 6th July 2018 - Friday, 6th July 2018

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Sunday, 22nd July 2018 - Sunday, 22nd July 2018

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