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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.

Christmas Park Trail

The Festive Gingerbread Trail 

Date: Saturday 30 November until Saturday 4 January
Cost/bookings: £1 per trail sheet, available from the gift shop between 10.00am and 4.00pm daily.
Details: Blow off the cobwebs and get a taste of Christmas with our seasonal trail. 

Christmas classes

Father Christmas in the Park

Date: Saturday 14, Sunday 15, Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 December.
Time: Please select your preferred date on our booking system to see all available 30 minute time slots.
Cost/bookings: £10.50 per child. Booking essential:  Book this event
Details: Visit Father Christmas in his specially decorated yurt at your chosen time and receive a gift. Each ticket will entitle the holder to take part in our Christmas themed park trail, Christmas craft activities and story time, in addition to visiting Father Christmas himself.

Toddler Tails and Trails 

Find out more about our Autumn programme of events.  Icon for pdf Hardwick Park Autumn 2019 (PDF, 859.0kb)  

Educational sessions for schools

Love Exploring with our virtual reality dinosaur hunt

Download the free Love Exploring app onto your smart phone and follow the map of the park to find the hidden creatures. Watch as the dinosaurs come to life through virtual reality and answer the questions before finding the next one on the trail. Five different dinosaurs are hidden around the park. Search for Love Exploring on Apple and Android devices and click on Hardwick Park as the location.

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    In partnership with

    • Visitor Attraction Quality Marque
    • Love Exploring
    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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