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South Park, Darlington

#5 of 13 in Wildlife in County Durham
Countryside Staff are based in the Clock Tower Lodge Monday to Friday during offfice hours (9.00am- 5.00pm) and can be contacted on 01325 406720

South Park has an active Friends of the Park group who volunteer their time for projects and gardening clubs. Please visit for more information.
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  • Lovely place nice walk feeding the ducks . Lovely park .cafe is lovely food was great .nice to enjoy with the sun .back again next time i pass  more »
  • This is a wonderful park, it has lovely walks with firm paths. There is also much to see if you give it time, we went in January and it was cold but you could still see the beauty trying to come out. ...  more »
  • Lovely park saw grey squirrels plenty for young children but also sports areas for teenagers. Also parrots to view in cages .also lots of wild ducks an geese on pond loadsof different walks plus shop ...  more »
  • Great local park, great for everyone.. play areas for kids a small choice of wild life to view along with river views & a large pond (with great birds /ducks to view) huge fields to enjoy aka football pitches.. great walks to enjoy & for the kids to safely stretch there legs.. a small shop is also present to buy refreshments along with on occasions an ice-cream van' I've been coming here for years when I was young to turning the tides & my kids being able to enjoy the sights & sounds. I'd happily recommend this for anyone to visit.
  • Nice big park, massive grasses area for sports. Band stand and pond with plenty of ducks/swans etc to feed. Kids play park, 1 for little kids and 1 for older kids. Little cafe is great.
  • Lovely green space. I went to the play park with a 5, 4 and 2 year old and they all enjoyed it. The birds kept them entertained too.
  • Can't fault this lovely park. We spent 3 hours here with my 4 yr old and my 93 yr old grandmother enjoying the play area, a walk, the ducks and a lovely tasty lunch in the cafe. V reasonable prices and great quality food served very fast. The flower beds in the park all beautiful and bursting with colour. What's not to like?
  • Lovely park plenty to do for family's. .play areas. public area's fields. sports. Children area..animals. .tea rooms..

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