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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.

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Please be Covid-19 considerate. Do not visit our parks if you have symptoms and use the hand sanitising facilities available.

Woodland Easter Eggsplorers

Toddler Tales and Trails - Oi Frog!

Wednesday 11 and Saturday 14 May. Outdoor Learning Area and Education Pond

Based on the book Oi Frog by Kes Gray. £5.00 per child.

Outdoor discovery sessions for younger children involving craft activities, storytelling and interactive park trails.

Workshops will last 90 minutes and can be booked for the following timeslots (25 child spaces per session):

10.00am-11.30am

1.00pm-2.30pm

Suitable for children aged approximately two to five years. Children must be accompanied by an adult (one adult permitted per paying child)

Normal parking charges apply.

Booking is essential. To book, please follow the link to our estore, choose outdoor learning and search Oi Frog!.Book an Easter event at Hardwick Park Select the date and time you would like to participate and add it to the basket. You can add more than one session into your basket at a time. Tickets only need to be bought for participating children.

This activity is fully outdoors so please wear weather appropriate clothing.

Pre-activity information will be sent to you the day before the event via email. If you do not receive this information, please contact us.

Toddler Tales and Trails - The Very Greedy Bee

Wednesday 15 and Saturday 18 June. Outdoor Learning Area and Front Woodland

Based on the book The Very Greedy Bee by Steve Smallman. £5.00 per child.

Outdoor discovery sessions for younger children involving craft activities, storytelling and interactive park trails.

Workshops will last 90 minutes and can be booked for the following timeslots (25 child spaces per session):

10.00am-11.30am

1.00pm-2.30pm

Suitable for children approx two to five years. Children must be accompanied by an adult (one adult permitted per paying child)

Normal parking charges apply.

Booking is essential. To book, please follow the link to our estore, choose outdoor learning and search Greedy Bee! Book an Easter event at Hardwick Park  Select the date and time you would like to participate and add it to basket. You can add more than one session into your basket at a time. Tickets only need to be bought for participating children.

This activity is fully outdoors so please wear weather appropriate clothing.

Pre-activity information will be sent to you the day before the event via email. If you do not receive this information, please contact us.

Platinum in the Park

Join us to take part in this celebratory session for the Queens Platinum Jubilee with stories, creative activities, games and a trail for you to enjoy.
Let our activities get you ready for a week of Jubilee celebrations.

£6 per child.
Recommended age approx two to 10 years.

Workshops last an hour and can be booked for the following time slots (25 child spaces per session):
10.00am to 11.00am
11.30am to 12.30pm
1.30pm to 2.30pm

Bookings can be made online by visiting our estore and search 'Platinum in the Park' in the outdoor learning category.

Select the time you would like to participate and add it to the basket. You can add more than one session or child at a time. Book Platinum in The Park

Children must be accompanied by and adult and parking charges apply.

This activity is fully outdoors so please wear weather appropriate clothing.

Pre-activity information will be sent to you the day before the event via email. If you do not receive this information, please contact our Education Team by emailing outdoorlearning@durham.gov.uk

Toddler Tales and Trails - Postman Bear

Wednesday 13 and Saturday 16 July. Outdoor Learning Area and Temple Field

Based on the book Postman Bear by Julia Donaldson. £5.00 per child.

Outdoor discovery sessions for younger children involving craft activities, storytelling and interactive park trails.

Workshops will last 90 minutes and can be booked for the following timeslots (25 child spaces per session):

10.00am-11.30am

1.00pm-2.30pm

Suitable for children approx two to five years. Children must be accompanied by an adult (one adult permitted per paying child)

Normal parking charges apply.

Booking is essential. To book, please follow the link to our estore, choose outdoor learning and search Postman Bear. Book an Easter event at Hardwick Park Select the date and time you would like to participate and add it to basket. You can add more than one session into your basket at a time. Tickets only need to be bought for participating children.

This activity is fully outdoors so please wear weather appropriate clothing.

Pre-activity information will be sent to you the day before the event via email. If you do not receive this information, please contact us.

Love Exploring

Download the free Love Exploring App and watch as augmented reality brings characters to life across the park.

Find the planets and complete the themed quiz questions on this fun, interactive walk around the park.

The app is available on Apple and Android devices, but is not compatible with all mobile phones. Please check you can access all features of the trail before your visit.

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    • 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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