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Hartlepool has a great variety of parks for the community to access throughout the town. 

Take a look below to find out what is on offer in each park.

Ward Jackson Park

Elwick Road, Hartlepool, TS24 7LE

Ward Jackson Park is listed in the National Register of Historic Parks & Gardens because of its collection of Victorian and Edwardian features, which include the fountain, bandstand, lodge and clock tower. 

The Park has been awarded the Green Flag Award fulfilling the award criteria for: park heritage, maintenance, environmental management and health & safety. 

The Park has the following facilities:

  • Cafe, with outside seating area

  • Playground areas for all age groups

  • Picnic area

  • Bowling green

  • Lake for model boating and fishing

  • Parking area on Park Avenue, opposite the Park

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Rossmere Park

Rossmere Way, Hartlepool, TS25 5EF

The Park is set in an urban residential area, the Park incorporates open-grassed areas, trees and flower beds. There is a lake with a wooden pond dipping / fishing platforms. The Park is used for both formal and informal sport and recreation, and angling is permitted on the lake. 

The Parks playground was refurbished in 2019 and includes a SUTU interactive ball wall, which can be used by individuals and teams. The SUTU contains 16 illuminated LED panels that register ball contact using vibrations sensors, to operate the wall just press the button and choose a game. 

The Park has the following facilities:

  • Cafe with outside seating area

  • Playground areas for all age groups

  • Picnic area

  • Parking area

Seaton Park

Station Lane, Hartlepool, TS25 1BN

Seaton Park is situated closed to the seafront at Seaton Carew, an attractive coastal village to the south east of Hartlepool. 

The Park has the following facilities:

  • Bowling green

  • Recently refurbished tennis courts

  • Playing field

  • Children's play area

  • Car park situated off Station Lane

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Burn Valley

Blakelock Gardens, Hartlepool, TS25 5QP

The Park is divided into two areas, by Brinkburn Road which runs North to South. 

The Park provides a walk through park land from the town centre to the Family Wood then leading on to open countryside and Summerhill Country Park.

The Park has the following facilities:

  • Bowling pavilion with 3 bowling greens

  • Play area

  • Picnic area

  • Woodland area 

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