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South and North Marine Parks

Address: South Shields, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Lovely day accidentally filled by discovering this park. Great play areas and kids loved the little train and feeding the birds.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Be prepared to see unemptied bins all over the place on busy days. The park is popular, but council cuts means no operatives are available to empty the bins. Disgraceful.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The parks are clean and well looked after. There are a number of memorial benches and I am glad to say they are well maintained and free from graffiti and damage, which is so often the case in other parks. South Marine park is charming, and good for a short run, with only 1 steep hill. Also a great place... More 

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

the new promenade along Littlehaven beach gives good views of the entrance to Tyne and the town of Tynemouth across the river. from the highest part of North marine park the habour arms and Littlehaven beach are laid out before you. Walked to south park for lunch at attractive cafe near lake. bowl of water available for my dog.

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Gateshead, England
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77 reviews 77 reviews
12 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Two lovely parks well maintained and clean both opposite each other. Marine park has a boating lake and a small steam train which runs around the perimeter of the lake, a couple of children play areas and a lovely little cafe with an outside eating area for when the weather is good. The other park is more traditional with lovely... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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103 reviews 103 reviews
66 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have been there many times.Its a beautiful park & well maintained.There is so much on offer for kids.kids would love it.landscape is beautiful with lovely views of the channe & breakwater.we visited both during summers & winters but I like it during the winters when the pond get frozen.overall must see if you have kids or even if u... More 

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Hetton le Hole, county durham.United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Amusements,pubs and beach,fab some pubs were expensive though with plenty of places to visit with the Roman fort and museum very close by and were fascinating,town centre had everything including an outdoor market

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
25 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

I've been coming here for years, I love it. They've done a great job in renovating the place, it's now a great place to bring kids and take dogs for a walk. Got to love the pond :) very enjoyable.

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England
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

One of the best parks in the North East, well done to the local council, real investment for everyones benefit! So much to do here for everyone, any age. From the minature railway, boating lake, range of childrens activity parks, slides, swings etc... lovely cafe with reasonable prices and super range of food. The gardens are immaculate and the whold... More 

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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We were very impressed with the childrens play area. The surface is very bouncy if they fell and the equipment is very safe. The sandpit is highly technical and stretches childs imagination. There is a lovely train going around the lake . We saw it being tested but had to leave before they were running it.

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