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Hardwick Park events

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.

Summer activities 


Date: Saturday 27 July 
Time: 1.00pm - 5.00pm 
Cost/bookings: Free No booking required.
Details: A fully inclusive and accessible arts festival for children, young people and families. Performances, workshops and arts and crafts with a myths and legends theme.

Mud Pie Monday 

Date: Monday 29 July 
Time: 11.00am - 3.00pm 
Cost/bookings: £3 per child (pay at the Gift Shop). No booking required.
Details: Come along to our annual event, where children are encouraged to make a mess, get muddy and make mud pies in our woodland kitchen.  Old clothes are a must for this fun but messy session!

Ranger Fun 

Date: Every Sunday during the school summer holidays
Time: 1.00pm - 3.00pm 
Cost/bookings: Free. No booking required
Details: Join our Rangers for a fun environmental activity each week, such as pond dipping, mini den building and bug hunting.

Summer Camp 

Date: Monday 5 - Friday 9 August 
Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm
Cost/bookings: £12.50 per child. To book contact us.
Details: Suitable for ages 6 -11 years. Our Adventurers and Explorers will spend their days building dens, haunting for mini beasts, creating works of woodland art, overcoming challenges and making new friendships.

National Play Day

Date: Wednesday 7 August
Time: 11.00am-3.00pm
Cost/booking: Free
Details: Get outdoors and join us for free fun and games on the lawn outside the visitors centre to celebrate National Play Day.

Toddler tales and trails

Educational sessions for schools

Visitor Attraction Quality Marque

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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

Wharton Park
03000 262 655
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