Places to Visit in Darlington

Darlington has some lovely places to explore and visit. It has over 300 km of public rights of way, ten local nature reserves, seven formal parks, three community woodlands and numerous other open spaces. Click the Darlington Walks link to access information and maps. 

Darlington Nature Reserves

Local Nature Reserves are vital to the health and well-being of Darlington's wildlife and the many hundreds of people who visit them during the year.

The Council's Countryside Team currently manage all the wildlife areas in the Darlington Borough. These areas offer visitors an insight into nature wildlife with nature trails, educational visits, viewing platforms, information boards, jettys and artwork.