Ropner Park is a free public park, located in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, England. In June 1890 Major Robert Ropner offered a bit of land, acknowledged domestically as Hartburn Fields to the human beings of Stockton which will be used as a public park, offering the neighborhood council could lay it out 'tastefully' and ‘preserve it all the time’. On four October 1893, Ropner Park changed into formally opened by means of the then Duke & Duchess of York. The ceremony concerned the royals the use of an ornate key to open the Golden Gates. After a century of normal use with the aid of the human beings of Stockton, the park turned into refurbished and renovated to its former glory among 2004 and 2007 by Stockton Borough Council, thanks to a £2.65m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The Park is a roughly rectangular website, with twentieth-century railings alongside its road obstacles and is commonly Victorian in style, with rockeries and floral presentations. It has a tree-lined road which ends up in an decorative fountain and a pavilion with a veranda and additionally includes a new bandstand, based at the unique layout, a park ranger's office, bowling inexperienced, quoits green, tennis courts and a cafe. A massive lake with islands dominates the lower a part of the park and gives sanctuary to ious species of water bird and fish. Seasonal fairs and low organised occasions are staged on the park in the course of the year and diverse bands characteristic most Sunday afternoons at some point of the summer time months.