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The government has announced further restrictions on mixing between households in any indoor setting in County Durham, in a bid to control the rising infection rates of COVID-19. Find out more about the latest measures at Gov.uk: Indoor inter-household mixing restricted in parts of the North East

Country parks


Come and visit our country parks. They are fantastic places to come for a walk, have a picnic, watch wildlife and enjoy the fresh air.

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As per government guidance, you may travel to our parks, beaches and open spaces. Outdoors, you can meet in groups of up to 6 people from different households, as long as you follow social distancing rules.

  • Hardwick Park. This site is fully accessible.
  • Pow Hill, north of Edmundbyers. There is one easy access route.
  • Waldridge Fell, near Chester-le-Street. There are two easy access routes. 

For more countryside information, please click on one of the links below:

There are designated barbecue areas at both Hardwick Park and Wharton Park. Unauthorised fires and barbecues are not permitted on any other of our countryside sites. 

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Contact us
Countryside Service
03000 264 589
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