A walk around Wharton Park (Durham)
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Wharton Park has now reopened following a £3 million restoration programme.
A very pleasant park, with one or two steep bits.
Open all year.
City centre park offering breathtaking views of Durham. Impressive floral displays a putting green, children’s electric cars (not available in winter), children’s play areas with swings, slide etc.
Open all year.
Wharton Park has now reopened following a £3 million restoration programme
Improvements include a new Visitors Centre, cafe, new play areas and improvements to the park's amphitheatre, miniature car track, footpaths, signs and main entrances.
See the fantastic transformation for yourself. Come for lunch in the café, enjoy the peace and quiet of the contemplation area, listen to live music in the amphitheatre or browse the fantastic surroundings.
A very simple off set multi answering questions from an information board
N 54 46.744 W 001 35.007
The final cache is at N 54 46 ABC W 001 34 DEF
A = William Lloyd Wharton opened the ark to the public in 185?
B = From 18?9 Wharton Fetes were held in the park.
C = How many photos of Durham Miners Gala are on the board?
D = The number of letters in the top left word plus 1.
E = The Way Sculpture was placed in the park in 19?4
F = The number of pictures on the board minus 9
Va gur vil, haqre fgbar.
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum