Vogrie Country Park

Things to do

Vogrie Country Park hawthorn blossom Hawthorn blossom, Tyne Valley

Coronavirus update

The park is open from 10am and the gates close at 6pm. Entry to the toilets and car park ends at 4pm.

Some services are not running because of pandemic restrictions.

The park is closed when the wind speed is 45mph or over. We will open 1 hour after the wind drops below this speed.

There are 11.5 miles of signed countryside paths through woodlands and the Tyne Valley. Information is shown on panels in the park, and on the map and leaflet:

Vogrie Country ParkCafé

Ranger Service

We are based at Vogrie House. We offer environmental education sessions, volunteering opportunities, and free resource boxes to explore nature.


Vogrie Outdoor Early Learning and Childcare Centre (ELC)

The centre is open 50 weeks a year for three and four-year-olds.

Children's activities

  • The Tree Top Café within Vogrie House has a Soft Play area.
  • An adventure play area and toddlers play park (now open).
  • Picnic areas and open lawns in the Victorian Policy areas.
  • Regular activities such as pond dips for children are organised by the Ranger Service. Free resource boxes are available to all, full of useful equipment to pond dip, mini beast hunt or to explore the nature of the park (Not running because of COVID-19 restrictions)
  • Miniature railway: Not running because of COVID-19 restrictions
    Sundays 13:00 - 17:00 April to September, and on other fine days. Call:
    • 01875 822388
    • or 07484 324614

Events and barbeques

We have:

  • an events field
  • 2 barbeque sites for private hire
  • 2 outdoor shelters suitable for up to 30 persons.

To book the barbeque site:

Green information hut

The hut is open 9am to 4pm (closed 12:30 to 1pm) Friday to Monday only.

You can also book here for events, barbeques and Footgolf.

Schools and groups

Free curricular based environmental education activities for schools and groups are organised and led by the Ranger Service.

Horse riding

The park contains a section of the 13-mile Tyne Esk horse trail.