Arundel Wetland Centre (3 miles)
Arundel Wetland Centre
Visitor attraction and conservation area with wildfowl from around the world. A superb setting to stroll round with a picnic area and activity areas for children. Pond dipping and crafts are offered free daily during summer holidays. Many birds tame enough to feed from your hand. Free boat rides through the Wetlands Discovery area.
Petworth House and Park (12 miles)
Petworth House and Park
Ideal picnic territory: splendid scenery, local wildlife, an art gallery, and lots and lots of room to run around in. Regular family events during the summer.
South Downs National Park (12 miles)
South Downs National Park
Vast landscape welcoming family rambles, bike rides and exploration, plus for the more adventurous, there are paragliding, hang-gliding, golf, zorbing, mountain-boarding and a range of water sports available.
Chichester Harbour Conservancy (14 miles)
Chichester Harbour Conservancy
A designated area of outstanding natural beauty, this is a muddy little wonderland for little ones of all sizes to explore
Hove Park (16 miles)
Features include a number of sports pitches and facilities, an adventure playground, a climbing boulder and miniature railway, as well as the intriguingly named Goldstone and Fingermaze...
Kings Road Playground (17 miles)
Kings Road Playground
Set on the seafront so oodles of sand with a great selection of climbing frames etc., aimed at under 7s. There's a huge old fashioned paddling pool too and parents can hire deck chairs and get drinks from the cafe between the two.
Preston Park (17 miles)
The largest urban park in the city with a great children's adventure playground, four football pitches and two cricket fields, bowling greens, tennis courts, velodrome and more.
Peter Pans Playground (18 miles)
Peter Pans Playground
Small but excellently equipped, this is a fully-enlcosed adventure playground with slides, water spouts, and climbing apparatus suitable for small children. One of the stops on the Volks Electric Railway.
Staunton Country Park (19 miles)
Staunton Country Park
Explore acres of ancient woodland and beautifully landscaped parkland at the award winning Staunton Country Park. You can escape to another age as you discover mysterious follies in these idyllic surroundings.
Wilderness Wood (20 miles)
A family-run award-winning 62-acre woodland in the beautiful Sussex Weald, they run family events and activities throughout the year. Get out there and enjoy a taste of rural sustainability in action!
Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve (21 miles)
Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve
Ideal for a nature hike: oodles of wild flowers, and a diverse offering of improved, unimproved and coppice-managed woods to explore. Winner of 4 consecutive Green Flag Awards.
Victoria Park Splashpad (23 miles)
Victoria Park Splashpad
A brand new splashpad graces this classic park plus play equipment, paddling pool, skatepark and basketball area.
Tilgate Park (25 miles)
Has so much to offer from stunning lakes, lawns and gardens to miles of woodland and bridleways for long leisurely walks. Adventure playground, maze, nature centre with animals and water sports opportunities too!
Puckpool Park (27 miles)
18hole putting green, 15hole crazy golf, tennis courts and bowling greens. You can hop on the Ryde Road train (dotto train) to get to other places.
The Forest of Bere (27 miles)
The Forest of Bere
An enchanting place with a diverse range of natural habitats too see from scenic walk and cycle routes. There are also a huge oak tree house, wooden playhouses, wigwams, sand pit, climbing wall, bridge and shingle stream.
Appley Park (27 miles)
Public park with beach area, pitch and putt, miniature railway, adventure playground, picnic areas and more.
Alice Holt Forest Woodland Park (27 miles)
Alice Holt Forest Woodland Park
There's so much to do! You can walk, cycle, play or just have a picnic in these lovely woods. Experience life in the trees with Go Ape, take a relaxing break in our cafe and finish your visit with a quiet stroll in one of the more remote parts of the forest.
Blackbrook Park Play Area (29 miles)
Blackbrook Park Play Area
Facilities for all ages and abilities with skating area and hoops for older kids, plus loads of classic adventure play equipment for younger ones.
Stoke Park (29 miles)
Includes an 18th century walled garden, a boating pond; paddling pool; terrific crazy golf course; a children's play area and more. Play area is suitable for 4 to 8 year olds.
Hatchlands Park (30 miles)
Home of Wizard Wix's Willow Warren, the all natural adventure area for children. Also boasts Europe’s largest collection of keyboard instruments associated with famous composers.
Polesden Lacey (31 miles)
Discover nature and history surrounded by breathtaking views of the Surrey Hills with family activities and play area, kids' trail and quiz plus family activity packs and Tracker packs.
Ventnor Botanic Gardens (34 miles)
Royal Victoria Country Park (35 miles)
Royal Victoria Country Park
Overlooking Southampton Water, this popular park provides ideal facilities for children and peace of mind for parents to enjoy a safe environment. The relaxing and happy atmosphere is complemented by a calendar of events, exhibitions, barbeque sites and walks.
Painshill Park (36 miles)
An 18th century Georgian landscape with an exciting range of Fun Family and Kids Only events throughout the year. During the school holidays there are adventures and craft workshops for families to enjoy
Itchen Valley Country Park (36 miles)
Itchen Valley Country Park
A great country park with lots to offer for everyone. Play areas, play trails, picnics, football and much more.
Shinewater Park (36 miles)
- is Eastbourne's newest park and combines purpose built recreation facilities within a country park atmosphere
Princes Park (37 miles)
2012 and13 Green Flag awarded, this extensive park offers multiple play areas, model boat racing, and water sporting opportunities. Cafe pavillion also on site, and regular events are held.
Lakeside Country Park (37 miles)
Lakeside Country Park
60 acres of lakes, wet meadow and woodland situated between Eastleigh and Southampton.
Shepherd Meadows (38 miles)
As neighbouring sites on the River Blackwater in Sandhurst, the children's play area, multi-sport area and skate park at the Memorial Park, combined with a network of paths around the rare habitats of Shepherd Meadows, ensure that a great day out will be had by all!
Southampton Common (38 miles)
Mixed woodland, wetland, parks, ponds and nature trails. plus adventure play area and kids' paddling pool in summer.
Westmorland Park (40 miles)
Come and enjoy some peace and quiet in this calm rural setting and bring the children for a fun day out! This welcoming park of nearly 9 hectares is located to the north-east of Bracknell where a wide variety of activities are catered for through its paths, open spaces, play area and pavilion.
California Country Park (41 miles)
California Country Park
In the summer a great big paddling pool is opened up, there is a large adventure play area, great nature walks and the California Dreaming Cafe, plus occasional events such as guided mini beasting.
Wellington Country Park (41 miles)
Wellington Country Park
350 acres of beautiful parklands surrounding a 35 acre lake, with numerous activities:- Adventure play area, toddler's area, animal farm and petting barn (seasonal) sand pits, water play, slides, miniature railway, enchanted forest, nature trail maze, 9 holes of crazy golf plus an assortment of play equipment to climb; all to keep the kid's busy!! Family events held throughout the season!
Bushy Park (42 miles)
The second largest of the Royal Parks, home to iconic landscaping, free roaming deer, a great children's adventure playground including sandpit and seasonal events.
Grosvenor Park (42 miles)
There is an exciting and challenging play area which is well worth a visit, plus treats for explorers such as such as the lake and 'dripping wells'.
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens (42 miles)
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
A beautiful Arboretum-style garden to enjoy and explore, a site boasting a restaurant and tea rooms as well as a giant tree-house play-area for adventurers of all ages.
Pope's Meadow (43 miles)
Come and explore this 13.7 hectare park where 18th Century poet Alexander Pope spent much of his childhood! The parkland is a Wildlife Heritage Site and includes a pond, copse and open grassland in addition to an outdoor children's play area. Picnic tables and benches are also located throughout the site.
Haysden Country Park (43 miles)
Haysden Country Park
There are a wide variety of things to do at the country park, including walking, a children's play area, sailing, fishing and nature study.
Broad Oak Park (44 miles)
Beshill On Sea
Broad Oak Park
Best enjoyed with other features for a full day out, this is nonetheless a lovely park and ideal for picnicking, hiking and outdoor games.
River Hill Himalayan Gardens (44 miles)
River Hill Himalayan Gardens
Discover the Everest trail in this magical, listed garden with incredible views across the Weald of Kent. Let your Little Sherpas' imaginations run wild in our new Himalayan Hideout, spend time building dens together, lose yourself in the Himalayan maze and perhaps even spot the elusive Yeti. NEW for 2013 is the much awaited opening of the Walled Garden following renovation.
Knole Park (45 miles)
- is a historic house and medieval deer park situated in the market town of Sevenoaks. Just minutes from the High Street, you enter a landscape hardly touched for hundreds of years. With a large number of free attractions on offer, including the Visitor Centre, Park Experience room, several exhibitions and the entire deer park, a visit to Knole makes for a wonderful, fun and affordable day!
Bewl Water (45 miles)
- is the southeast's largest reservoir. Today it is one of the top tourist destinations in Kent and Sussex. New are Tree Climbing and Model Boating. You can also enjoy our playground, children's fishing and high adrenaline activities such as Hydroballing, Fan Descender, Zip Wire and 3G swing.
Richmond Park (45 miles)
One of England's Royal Parks, iconically landscaped, boasting several playgrounds and over 700 wild deer within the grounds.
Wimbledon Sprinkler Park (45 miles)
Wimbledon Sprinkler Park
Offering a crazy golf course, 2 adventure playground, water sports centre and beach volleyball, sports facilities and parkland, plus new summer interactive splash pad and sprinkler park.
Dinton Pastures Country Park (45 miles)
Dinton Pastures Country Park
Huge park offering lakes, meadows and rivers for exploration, plus a multi activity centre and adventure playground. Incorporates a proper 9 hole golf course please note not crazy or mini golf though beginners welcome.
Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest (47 miles)
Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest
Open every day, Bedgebury is the perfect place for kids to let off steam. The National Pinetum offers beautiful walks and picnics amongst the conifers. Bedgebury Forest features family cycling, mountain-biking, Go Ape, riding, walking and adventure play. The Visitor Centre has a bike shop, refreshments and showers.
Kew Gardens (RBG) (47 miles)
Richmond Upon Thames
Kew Gardens (RBG)
is a world-renowned visitor attraction with over 300 acres of landscaped gardens, and plenty of family activities including the new Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway where you can climb high into the treetops. Treehouse Towers is Kew's brand new tree-themed outdoor play area for 3 to 11s.
Belair Park (47 miles)
Facilities include four tennis courts, a skate park, a play area, a lake, sports pitches and a wildlife area.
Holland Park Adventure Playground (48 miles)
Holland Park Adventure Playground
This great adventure playground has swings, aerial runway, mini climbing wall, climbing frames. Next to the adventure playground is an enclosed play area for little ones.
Braywick Nature Centre (48 miles)
Braywick Nature Centre
The Nature Centre houses displays and exhibitions on wildlife, sustainability and local history; and has a large classroom for use by schools and other groups.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Play Parks and Great Outdoors near Toddington with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
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