Summerhill Country Park and Outdoor Nature Reserve

Summerhill is a unique Country Park that is both a Local Nature Reserve and Outdoor Activity Centre. 

Come and explore the 100 acre site on your own, or join in with our many bookable activities.

We offer a range of curriculum linked activities for schools and there's always something for the family to do in the school holidays. 

Some of the things we can offer:

  • Sculptures around the park.
  • Ponds with viewing platforms.
  • Two children’s play areas.
  • A free to use BMX track (Helmet and body armour advisable).
  • Eight Large climbing boulders.
  • Two free mobility scooters which can be booked in advance.
  • A large, free, car park.
  • Toilet facilities.
  • A cafe in the Visitors Centre - please visit for further details.

We are home to Hartlepool Cycle Clinic who offer a free repair service carried out by qualified staff.