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Riverside Park Chester-le-Street

4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)
  • Chester-le-Street
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Parks and Playgrounds, Water Parks

Attraction Information

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

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

Travel & Contact Information


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

Phone number

0191 389 0986



Click here to visit Riverside Park Chester-le-Street's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

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

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

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

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, snacks are available.

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

Yes, Riverside Park Chester-le-Street is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Riverside Park Chester-le-Street have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome


Nice park 4 out of 5 stars

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

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