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Parks and Gardens in Wear

Take a stroll in one of the lovely parks and gardens in your local area.

Dunston

Great North Forest
Address:
Market Lane
Dunston
NE11 9NX
Tyne and Wear
Description:Beautiful woodlands, perfect for rambling, and exploring nature. The Great North Forest was established in 1990 and now covers approximately 250 square kilometres of urban fringe countryside across Tyne and Wear and north-east Durham.
:0191 460 6200
Fax:
  • 0191 460 5445
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Durham

Crook Hall Medieval House and Gardens
Address:
Frankland Lane, Sidegate
Durham
DH1 5SZ
County Durham
Description:A Grade I listed Medieval Manor House surrounded by four acres of gardens including a secret walled garden, Shakespeare garden and maze together with a moat pool and meadow.
:0191 384 8028
Fax:
  • 0191 386 4521
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Travel:
  • road: Crook Hall is on Frankland Lane, Sidegate, a short walk from Durham City's Millburngate Shopping Centre. Just follow the road next to the river from the Riverside and Millburngate Car Parks, opposite the Gala Theatre.
Ticket Prices:
  • adult: £4.00
  • child: £3.50
Durham University Botanic Garden
Address:
Hollingside Lane
Durham
DH1 3TN
County Durham
Description:An 18 acre garden set in mature woodland with exotic trees from America and the Himalayas. Prince Bishops Garden, tropical house, cactus house, butterflies and insects. Visitor Centre with cafe and toilets
:0191 374 7971
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Disability Facilities:
  • wheelchair
  • disabled toilet
Other Facilities:
  • toilet

Sunderland

Mowbray Park
Address:
Burdon Road
Sunderland
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