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a goodplace on a nice day for all the family

The park has a large carpark and a cafe, you can walk for hours if you like or just a short walk to... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2019
richard c
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Park with historic attractions

A lovely park to walk through, including a riverside walk. Well maintained by the Council. Great... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2019
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Boundary Road | Farndon Road, Newark-on-Trent, England
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Reviewed January 18, 2019

The park has a large carpark and a cafe, you can walk for hours if you like or just a short walk to the Queens sconce itself, this is now very easily accessable via a bridge. there is a nice riverside walk and also a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

A lovely park to walk through, including a riverside walk. Well maintained by the Council. Great little social enterprise cafe. The important site of the Queen’s Sconce, a defensive battlement from the civil war when Newark opted for the wrong side. The structure is fairly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Great for walking dog, pickniks going to local park, activities during summer when avents take place

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank daniellen31
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Great for a wander, but lots of dogs! Seems like the popular place to walk your dog? The Queen’s Sconce is of historical significance dating back to 17C and the Civil War. There are informative boards around the park with information and a useful map....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MaryBarryJackson
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I visit frequently to both walk my dogs and for my children to play in the playground. Very clean and lovely park for all ages

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank antonia251238
Reviewed October 28, 2018

The park offers a great venue for families, with the unusual sconce as a feature. Views over and along the River Devon are amazing and well worth taking the time to go for a long walk. Boots would be recommended during damp/wet weather.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lesley S
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We visited the Queens Sconce as part of the National Civic War Trail. The app is not so clever as , although the images are good, there is no actual map, just an indication of where things were. It would be better to have a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank annettelaurie
Reviewed September 17, 2018

What a great place for a walk, seeing Civil War history, conservation areas, kids playing football and meeting friendly folk. Large site which is well kept and you can really feel in the countryside just a stroll away from the town centre. Nice cafe, sit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnMW21
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Unique place. Wonderful park, nice place for a coffee and fantastically preserved sconce from the time of the Civil War. Worth visiting and great place to spend some free time.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mariusz M
Reviewed July 6, 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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