Frankland Park, Frankland Park, Durham, DH1 5SQ – Visit Now
Frankland Park is a linear walk though some of the most beautiful ancient woodland in County Durham. Found to the East of Durham on the banks of the River Wear, this walk takes you from the medieval religious house of Kepier Hospital through to the industrial viaduct that brought the trains to Durham. As you walk along the banks of the River Wear you will be taken past some fantastic sites near Durham such as the Kepier Hospital – to care for the poor of medieval Durham and its associated ancient orchard at Kepier lodge and the Belmont Viaduct which crosses over the river weir in this scenic and ancient valley – reminding you that you have in fact not been transported back in time. When you arrive at the viaduct you can continue your walk on the opposite bank of the river and enjoy fantastic views of the river valley taking you back towards Durham city.