The next event will be the Christmas fair in Ropner Park on Sunday 12th. December.

The September weather was kind as Friends of Ropner Park hosted the food fair on the 19th..

The “Bark in the Park” dog show took place on Sunday 5th. September. View pictures

Ropner Park Heritage Trail

This is a one hour walk around Ropner Park, covering all of the park and is full of information about the park and its history. Booklets are available in the cafe or from FoRP volunteers.

Prepared by the Friends of Ropner Park Price £1.

The Ropner Park cafe which is run by the Friends of Ropner Park is open at 10 o`clock every day. Sunday lunches will be starting on Sunday 26th. September. Latest cafe news

Exciting news on Sculptures

The Ropner Owl is a striking feature overlooking the Ropner Park lake. FoRP has been in talks with Stockton Council to add to the sculptures. There will be three more figures around the lake, a castle, a wizard and a dragon Details

Birds are in abundance in Ropner Park. This cormorant was spotted in a tree overlooking the lake. Parakeets are regular visitors. Tony Crossen sent the photo below

Please keep your dog on a leash in sensitive areas of the park.

Bird Photos

While I was in Ropner Park trying unsuccessfully to take photos of the birds feeding I turned round and there was Mark Williams with a proper camera and a monstrous Zoom Lens. Mark has kindly sent us some of his photos. I have made up a page of birds in and around the lake. Brian Scrafton

Have a look at some amazing photos

Mother Nature plays her part. These fungi add to the decor.

A letter from America. We have been delighted to receive a letter and donation from Mr. Paul Dee who is now living in America. Full Story


Thanks to Andrew Quince of Quince technologies for updating the Friends of Ropner Park website