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Devon and Sconce Park

Boundary Road | Farndon Road, Newark-on-Trent, England
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Fabulous open space offering varied appeal to individuals.

How lucky for those who live local to the Park! Whether you want fresh air, open space, to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PKMitchell
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Well worth the walk from the centre of town

A hill fort from the Civil War. You can walk around it and through it and see the original design... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michelle A
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
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“dog walking” (2 reviews)
“civil war” (5 reviews)
“fort” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Boundary Road | Farndon Road, Newark-on-Trent, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How lucky for those who live local to the Park! Whether you want fresh air, open space, to exercise, to picnic, dog walk, have an interest in history, be it alone or with others, Devon & Sconce Park offers its grounds to everyone. Thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank PKMitchell
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A hill fort from the Civil War. You can walk around it and through it and see the original design of the fort. Very interesting and a new aspect of the Civil War for me. A bit of a walk from the centre of town...More

Thank Michelle A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Regularly walk my dog here - there is a very friendly dog-owner population! Saturday Park Run each week for the energetic plus a small fitness trail with wooden obstacles if you are so inclined. Young childrens' play area fenced off next to toilets and nice...More

1  Thank Ruth W
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

Very accessible park with good walks, historical parts are well documented on site and there are several walks to choose from. There is an excellent children's play area, clean toilets and a cafe

Thank H0liday042011
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

The sconce is a truly fabulous place to visit steeped in history and many organised events throughout the year. On this occasion it was a vintage car show but in the past it has hosted historic battles where thousands attend from all around the world...More

Thank 5557howsey
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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

park for the kiddies and cafe on site. Nice relaxing safe area for all. Huge open areas for all types of ball games etc and picnics etc

Thank andreasomers
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

We travel from Sheffield to Newark each weekend to spend time on our boat in the marina. We adore the park, it's beautiful green spaces, lovely people and superb dog socialization opportunities. The whole experience gets 5 stars from us. Thank you Newark.

Thank Amanda S
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

First visited this park when house hunting in newark and the park with its wonderful cafe and staff was the clincher have now moved in

Thank het1952
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Reviewed June 23, 2017

the park covers quite a large area, a riverside walk then up though a small wooded area quite a steep climb but i have seen wheelchair uses on there. there are a few football pitches in season so very flat well kept grass in thta...More

1  Thank richard c
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

The Devon and Scone park has not made best use of the the two Sconces or civil war earthworks in its bounds. It has become somewhere for people to exercise and empty their dogs. This is a pity given the level of work going on...More

Thank mintmoocher
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