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South and North Marine Parks

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Address: South Shields, England
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Beautiful Clean Park

Lovely park, I went in winter so the small train wasn't running but the cafe was open and it's a lovely walk with or without a dog. Lots of play areas for young children too.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Phillippajane2016
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely park, I went in winter so the small train wasn't running but the cafe was open and it's a lovely walk with or without a dog. Lots of play areas for young children too.

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Geordie Land
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is Victorian in origin and therefore has those features that dominate Victorian parks. A lake, walkways and a bandstand. There is a children's steam train that you can ride on and a play area with sand and boats on the lake. A pleasant place to spend a few hours with a small cafe by the lake.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Has a Lakeshore Railroad in one of the parks. Toilets near by and café. 10 mins walk from town centre.

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Thank sulisk2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The north park is more geared to younger children with the play area and train ride, there's the boating lake for older kids and plenty of space for a picnic or little kick around. The rest of the park has been restored to its Victorian splendour with the band stand statues and water features. South Park has some swings but... More 

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely park good for children and teenagers play areas for both ages .large boating lake peddloes and rowing boats. Steam train takes you round park for a small amount. Cafe . close too fun fair beachfront 1 minute away

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lived in shields all my life so visiting the park is always something I end up doing every summer, nice places to eat and drink nearby....plus the miniature train

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Thank Artshot
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Both the North and South Marine Parks have been upgraded, Long gone are the unruly groups, Instead it bodes for a very pleasant experience. I have long walks around the Lake and through the park and up to the Bandstand. The view from the park is superb with beautiful scenery, Beautiful café, toilets and somewhere to sit outside. Well worth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Lovely park, lake and cafe. Toilets on site, great family day out. Boating lake, steam train, sand park, park, picnic benches

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Superb for dog walking, lots of green, beautiful setting & Great North dogs - what more could we ask for ?

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Lovely views of the sea from the top terrace of the park. Pretty, well maintained park with nicely planted flower beds and a lake full of ducks etc. A miniature railway runs around the lake area during main holiday time but wasn't running when I was there. There is a nice cafe overlooking the lake.

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