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Whitworth Hall Country Park
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A fabulous day out for all the family
Here at Whitworth Country Park we offer visitors the opportunity to hand feed our herd of fallow deer and view the red deer across the park. The country park is also home to over 50 species of resident and migrant birds. Why not follow our nature trail and see how many you can see.

Come along to Whitworth Hall Country Park and listen to Spennymoor Town Band playing in our fabulous new band stand on Sundays during the summer months. Why not treat yourself to one of our delicious afternoon teas whilst sitting on the lawns or perhaps meander through the park and Victorian Walled Garden where you can visit the plant nursery and buy some of the specialised plants grown there

Call in at our Victorain Walled Garden and wander the rose lined walkways and through the orchard and outdoor vines. There are also ancient pear & plum trees trained against walls. All year round interest is provided in the flower borders and the newly established vegetable plot shows both traditional and innovative ways to grow your own food. the hardy plant nursery growns and sells a range of interesting and exotic plants suitable for northern gardens. In the renovated Victorian glass houses you will find wall trained figs, peaches, nectarines and more vines.

There are plenty places within the park for lunch, a snack or afternoon tea. Lakeside Inn & Restaurant is set adjacent to the Lake and has both indoor and outdoor play areas for the children whilst the Silver Buckles Brasserie in the actual hotel offers a special 1, 2, or 3 course lunch in delightful surroundings overlooking the deer park served between 12 noon and 6 pm. Afternoon tea can be served either on the terrace or lawns or in the conservatory between 3pm - 5.30 pm.


Months Open: All year, daily, 1000-dusk.
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes - Please pre-book
Admission Price: Free
Catering: Café

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