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South and North Marine Parks

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Fab for kids

Came here last week and really enjoyed it. We went on the train ride £1.20 per person under 3s free. Went into tha younger and older play area and walked right around the park... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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High Etherley, England, United Kingdom
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High Etherley, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Came here last week and really enjoyed it. We went on the train ride £1.20 per person under 3s free. Went into tha younger and older play area and walked right around the park. Had a lovely time. Didnt hire the boats as was a lot of people waiting there with it just opening

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great little park , friendly atmosphere , nice place to chill and watch the world go by .Great weather on the day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Love going here on weekends to have a walk around the water and people watch. Nice community happy park! Complete with ice cream shop :)

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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

North Marine Park holds many childhood memories, the playground on the Lawe Top is fine, and the views out to the North Sea is great. North Marine park though seems to be the poor relation, the park needs some serious TLC, the flowers were non existent, the roses well beyond being cared for and the shrubs well overdue a cut... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Took kids to feed ducks and go on boating lake,and little steam train that runs round to park great park

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This could be a lovely park if it wasn't for all the seagulls on the lake! I have seen rats running around the park too and on the island on the boating lake. Minchella's is a fabulous cafe to have ice cream etc. The band stand is well kept and also the fountains. The amount of bird poo is awful... More 

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ayrshire
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Lovely place to visit on a sunny day! Visited with friends and young child! She had a great time! Should have brought a picnic !

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Durham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Lovely well kept gardens. Suitable for all ages. Great train runs around the lake. Lovely waterfall at the top.

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Tyne and Wear UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Good clean parks north and south marine, well looked after and plenty to see and do for all ages good for nice cuppa and snack . Another plus are the toilet facilities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Nice park if you're into that sort of thing. Lots of bins for rubbish and benches. It's left open at night so no problem if you want a crack of dawn run around it. Some quite steep hills which could be challenging for some. Lovely big bandstand in the centre that clearly has had a lot of money spend on... More 

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