Venue & Showground Hire

Whatever event you are planning

Unthank  Park is set in the beautiful Dales surroundings by the banks of the River Wear just a short walk from the Front Street and local amenities in Stanhope. 

The Showground is no stranger to big events. Home to the annual Stanhope Show, Unthank Park is sufficiently large to accommodate the numerous stands, marquees and car parking that are a necessary part of staging a successful event. 

Throughout the year our superb show ground hosts many parties, rallies, festivals, shows and private gatherings.  Our stunning showground is available to suit all sizes and budgets. 

How To Book 

Showfield & Building Hire Enquiries to: Lisa Johnstone, General Secretary on 07966516270, email generalsecretary@stanhopeshow.com 

Showground Features

With an abundance of pubs, hotels, bed and breakfasts, caravan sites and retail businesses, Unthank Park is simply a superb location for a multitude of events. The site is situated on the banks of the River Wear in Weardale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 

25 acres of flat grassland 

Ample car parking space 

Permanent toilet blocks 

Ridley Suite – large purpose built building 

Members Pavilion 

Mains electricity 

Mains water supply 

Fenced with lockable entrance gates 

Unthank Park hosts caravan and motorhome rallies throughout the year. 

 

Contact 

Postal Address

General Secretary, Ms Lisa Johnstone

Virginia House, 5 North Terrace,

Gainford,

County Durham, DL2 3EE

Contact

Showground 

Show Ground Address

Unthank Park, Stanhope,

County Durham, DL13 2PQ

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