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Best National Parks In Durham

We've rounded up the best national parks in Durham in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 4 Durham national parks to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the national parks we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Kids on swings at Roker Park in Sunderland

Roker Park

  • Sunderland
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Roker Park is a fantastic place to go and play or relax with the kids. There is plenty of space and lots of things for everyone to do. The park leads...

Waterfall at High Force Waterfall in Middleton

High Force Waterfall

  • Middleton
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

High Force Waterfall, England's largest waterfall, suddenly and spectacularly drops 70 feet into the plunge pool below! The pretty woodland walk is a...

Aysgarth Falls

Aysgarth Falls

  • Leyburn
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

Aysgarth Falls hosts a Green Tourism Awarded visitor centre from which you can begin your adventure with expert guidance and directions. The centre i...

Lake at Hauxley Nature Reserve in Amble

Hauxley Nature Reserve

  • Amble
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

The whole reserve is closed until Summer 2016 while we build our exciting new Wildlife Discovery Centre! The entire reserve is classed as a construct...

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