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South and North Marine Parks

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Beautiful park with great views

Walked through the park every day. Great view of the sea. I don’t think it was wheelchair... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Intrepid007
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Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Lovely walk through the park - watch out for the birds!

Lovely walk through a well maintained park - eating our fish and chips - BUT - watch out for the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DEOSUN
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Walked through the park every day. Great view of the sea. I don’t think it was wheelchair friendly. Very hilly in and around park.

Thank Intrepid007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely walk through a well maintained park - eating our fish and chips - BUT - watch out for the greedy seagulls!

Thank DEOSUN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic play area, pirate ship, sandbowl with lots of activitys in couldn't get the 2year old out of it.Very large see saw will hold the whole family in one go great fun. Lovelly walk around the grounds but a trip on the mini railway is...More

Thank YORKYG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The North and South Marine Parks are perfectly situated! They are near the sea front, eating places and holiday attractions! The South Park has a boating lake!! Steam train rides!! Picnic tables!! Children's play area and some beautiful scenery!!! Well worth a visit!! There is...More

Thank margaret m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to this park for over 50 years and it's still going strong . We have seen a lot of changes over the years all for the good I must say , it's so close to the sea front and the town...More

Thank _joymcvay57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really surprised at how nice this park is, really enjoyed the little train ride, two playgrounds, one for babies and young kids and another for older. Toilets very clean. Lovely picnic spots. The only downside for me was that it’s quite a big park but...More

Thank Leah H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Because i live in South Shields and have grown up spending a lot of my childhood down in these parks, you don't really take in what they have to offer. When you get to the age that you can pry your eyes away from ducks...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Been here today with my grandson and it was lovely there is a little train going round which he loved and the play area is lovely he didn’t want to go home

Thank lynnylala
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Very good parks, what parks should be. A service to the community & the stuff of memories. Lots of interest all year round & right next to the sea front.

Thank hungryveganfamily
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Little pockets of history. The bandstand is still there! Amazing views to the sea, great for walking, playing, sitting, picnics. A real credit to the people of South Shields

Thank KBply
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