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We came for a walk round Harris Park one evening. You are able to walk round the park or walk down... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
Fantastic park

We were camping at nearby lorton 2 families with young children. On a hot Sunday this was a perfect... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Durham, United Kingdom
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  • Average16%
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Harris Hill Fern Bank, Cockermouth CA13 0DF, England
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

We came for a walk round Harris Park one evening. You are able to walk round the park or walk down to the river. There is a children’s play park and a bowling green. The path is gravely but even. There is a slight hill...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank acs1984
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We were camping at nearby lorton 2 families with young children. On a hot Sunday this was a perfect place for a picnic for waking the dogs the play area then playing down by the river. very nice park well maintained.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rmg95
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely for a picnic play or a dog walk lots of paths lead to other parts with the river running through the middle the park itself has 2 areas with small and older kids areas the are also some tennis courts

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank dibey67
Reviewed 29 September 2017

If you park outside the park, or just park in town, it's just nice to walk around. It's on a lot of different walking path hight levels (none very steep) but it just makes it something different and you also have they view over the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

A walk through Harris Park is a pleasant way to get from the southern end of the town to the centre, and there is plenty space for everyone to enjoy, with a stroll along the river at the end, but beware of some of the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Alastair N
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Nice to visit here on a sunny day, to fetch children to the park or to walk dogs around it. The tennis courts are a good feature and make for a fun game. Nice walks in lots of different directions around by here.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank sav98
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This park is very well maintained, it is dog friendly and has a nice area for young children to play ( dog walkers do not go near this area). When I visited it was a lovely sunny day, there was NO litter or dog mess...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Dawn P
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Lovely park in today's straightened circumstances. Lovely river bank walk from one of the town car parks and a quiet peaceful place to eat your sandwiches. The park was donated to the town by the Harris family of tweed fame and is heavily wooded set...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Philip C
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This park is very accessible from a number of places in Cockermouth. At the top, approached from Fern Bank is just a few minutes walk from the town centre and there is free on street parking for either 3 hours on a small side road,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank tyersjean93
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is a really delightful park on the edge of the town, bordered by the river Cocker, which is easily accessible and very popular for paddling in the summer. The wide range of mature trees provide shelter from sun, wind and rain, and provides a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Penny W
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