South Park, in Darlington, is a beautiful Victorian Park on the A167 road heading south from the town centre
South Park is a great place for today’s generation, after its multi-million pound Heritage Lottery Funded restoration project.
It was the first Victorian Park in the North East of England and was opened to the public in 1853 as “Belassis Park”.
Its size has increased to its present 91 acres and the superb restoration work has added new sensory, rock and rose gardens to the existing award-winning displays.
You can also enjoy a splendid lake, bandstand, new play areas, skateboard park and seasonal bistro-style café.
Educational facilities in a new, purpose-built extension to the Park Lodge welcome school groups to this wonderful example of a municipal park.
Why not take a look through our collection of photographs taken at some of the many events held in South Park?
All images taken by our resident photographers.
© 2011-15 Friends Of South Park Postal address: Clock Tower, South Park, Darlington, Co Durham, DL1 5TG. www.southparkdarlington.co.uk
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Race for Life 2016