Riverside Park Chester-le-Street | Day Out With The Kids

Riverside Park Chester-le-Street

4 star Rating 4 / 5 1 reviews

Chester-le-Street, County Durham, England

Attraction Information

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Ages: all ages

Venue type: Outdoor

Splash around, run wild or just relax; there’s something for everyone at Riverside park!

Children of all ages can enjoy 5,000 square metres of play area or get their feet wet in the splashpad. Pack up a picnic and take a riverside walk with all the family, or relax and reflect in the gardens, each of which is inspired by a different planet or star.

The Park Centre kiosk is there to provide you refreshments to keep you going through those long summer days.

Riverside Park has been providing fun for all the family since the 1930s.

  • Lively, fun space to keep children entertained
  • 5,000 square metres play area suitable for all children
  • Splash pad


  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Riverside South Sports Pavilion, Chester-le-Street, County Durham, DH3 3SJ, England


Click here to visit Riverside Park Chester-le-Street's website
0191 389 0986

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Year round access to Park

Splash Pad
April - September
Saturday to Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
School Holidays 10:00 - 18:00


Free admission

More Information


Toilets are located in the Park Centre.

1st October - 31st March
Monday to Friday 08:00 - 15:00
Saturday to Sunday 08:00 - 16:00

1st April - 30th September
Monday to Friday 08:00 - 18:30
Saturday to Sunday 08:00 - 19:00

Pets allowed

Dogs are welcome

Parking facilities

Parking Charges
Up to 1 Hour: £0.80
Up to 2 Hours: £1.20
Up to 4 Hours: £2.00
Up to 6 Hours: £3.10
Over 6 Hours: £4.20

Eating information

1st October - 31st March
Saturday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00
1st April - 30th September
Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday to Sunday 10:00 - 19:00


Nice park

4 star Rating 4 / 5

Written by Kedikoko . 02.05.18

Nice Park, went in winter so didn't stay long but think it will be great in summer, cafe, park, water bit, and the river with loads of swans