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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
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
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
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.
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
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
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