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South and North Marine Parks

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Address: South Shields, England
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Lovely Park

It was a long time since I visited South Sheilds and I had forgotten what a lovely park they have. It was a beautiful day and we took sandwiches to eat by the lake and we fed the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Lynne2408
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Durham, United Kingdom
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Durham, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a long time since I visited South Sheilds and I had forgotten what a lovely park they have. It was a beautiful day and we took sandwiches to eat by the lake and we fed the ducks. Its a great place for the kids as there is plenty of green areas for play, train rides on a miniature... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Again we love going here my son who loves trauns loves riding round on the train xxx lovely park very peaceful

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We all enjoyed running round the park playing football and as you get older somewhere to just chill out and have a quiet walk. Well south Marine Park has all that and a boating lake, a steam train to ride round on the band stand (which is still used) and of course the cafe selling ice cream. if that isn't... More 

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Thank Sue M
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been coming here for years love the parks the beach and a lot has been spent to bring the area forward,well worth coming with a family and enjoying a break to see the best of what shields has to offer

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Thank saintlee1970
South Shields, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

In the summer months The South Marine park offers live music and dancing. Bands like the Little Big Band offer the chance to enjoy sequence Dancing whilst other bands like the Gas Lighters offer a more pop and fun music - the atmosphere is always friendle and welcoming - something to look forward to every year

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fab park. Took my kids to my home town and had a lovely picnic in the park. Loads to do. They should bring back the small animal area though!. The park is great for the kids to run and play or just sit and relax. Only down side is your attacked by the seagulls if you have any form off... More 

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Thank sanddancer106
Saumur, France
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful park. Well maintained and fabulous for all the family. There is a boating lake, a mini railway, two playparks for children of all ages and Minchellas famous cafe

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Thank Susan F
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was place my grandparents would bring me as a child. still going strong. magnificent bandstand and well done the friends of the marine park for keeping it looking great. the flowerbeds could do with some round-up.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park that is always well kept. My children love a trip over on the ferry, a picnic in the park and a go on the pedalows.

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Thank Cheryl C
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The South Marine Park was first opened June 1980 and cost around £20,000. It's registered with English Heritage for it's special historic interest. The park is one of three developed from the 1870's. Two, perhaps lesser well known sister parks are North Marine Park and Bents Park - both in walking distance. The South Marine Park was recently restored thanks... More 

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