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Park news and information

Hardwick Park is a country park with a difference, a Visit England accredited attraction, and a great place to visit at any time of the year. Find the latest park news and details of our current events and activities.

What's on


Wooden Reindeer

Saturday 2 December and Sunday 3 December, timeslots available 10.00am-12 noon and 1.00pm-3.00pm.

Come and work with the rangers to make your very own reindeer using natural materials collected from the park. £24.00 per reindeer. Advance booking and payment required, please contact us.

Elf Trail

From Saturday 2 December, 10.00am-4.00pm.

Can you find the elves hidden in Hardwick Park? Collect your trail sheet from the shop during opening hours to start your festive adventure. 50p per trail booklet (drop in).

Father Christmas in the Park -

Friday 15, Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 December, Timeslots available 10.00am-3.30pm. Saturday and Sunday timeslots have sold out.

Celebrate the festive season with Father Christmas at Hardwick Park. Visit him in the specially decorated yurt and receive a gift. In addition to visiting Father Christmas, each ticket will entitle the holder to take part in our Christmas themed park trail and join our education team in Christmas craft activities. £8.50 per child, advanced booking required. Tickets available in Hardwick Park gift shop from Friday 20 October.

Toddler Tales and Trails

See our  Icon for pdf Toddler tales and trails September to December 2017 (PDF, 1001.8kb)

Please note the stickman trail has now sold out.

Educational sessions for schools

See our  Icon for pdf Hardwick Park Schools Flyer Autumn 2017 (PDF, 1.8mb) .

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  • Visitor Attraction Quality Marque
Contact us
Hardwick Park
03000 262 899
Our address is:
  • Hardwick Park Visitor Centre
  • Sedgefield
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • TS21 2DN

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