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...
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...
Southwater Country Park (16 miles)
Southwater Country Park
90 acres of Country Park with level surfaced paths for a lakeside walk and a selection of outdoor activities including an adventure-style play area, orienteering course, and tuition in canoeing and sailing.
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.
Chesworth Farm (19 miles)
This 90 acre site is managed as a livestock farm, with numerous footpaths around. It is a great place for a car-free bike ride or walk and to experience the countryside and wildlife around you.
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.
Horsham Park (20 miles)
Landscaped Park with a lake and several age range specific play areas including various slides, climbing frames, sand pit and many more.
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.
Creasys Drive Adventure Playground (24 miles)
Creasys Drive Adventure Playground
Adventure Play Ground with a Jungle theme offers indoor and outdoor facilities, parents seating, picnic area, refreshments, sports, pool, art and craft, huge outdoor play structures and a programme of daily events.
Millpond Adventure Playground (24 miles)
Millpond Adventure Playground
Adventure Play Ground with a Castle theme offers indoor and outdoor facilities, parents seating, picnic area and toddler area, refreshments, sports, pool, art and craft, huge outdoor play structure and a programme of daily events.
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!
Waterlea Adventure Playground (26 miles)
Waterlea Adventure Playground
Adventure Play Ground with an Adventure Cove theme offers indoor and outdoor facilities, parents seating, picnic area, refreshments, sports, pool, art and craft, huge outdoor play structure and a programme of daily events.
Cherry Lane Adventure Playground (26 miles)
Cherry Lane Adventure Playground
Adventure Play Ground with a Wild West Town theme offers indoor and outdoor facilities, parents seating, picnic area, refreshments, sports, pool, art and craft, huge outdoor play structures and a programme of daily events.
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.
Appley Park (27 miles)
Public park with beach area, pitch and putt, miniature railway, adventure playground, picnic areas and more.
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.
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. Playground suitable for 4 to 8 year olds.
Brickfields Country Park (30 miles)
Brickfields Country Park
Reclaimed from the remains of a Victorian brickworks and clay diggings, this country park is less than eight acres in size, making it one of the smallest in the country, but well worth a visit.
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, and more besides. Tours available.
Polesden Lacey (31 miles)
Highlights for kids include period dress up, nature trails, playground, loaner binoculars for the bird hides and a great range of exciting family activities and events on offer during school holidays.
Wilderness Wood (34 miles)
A family-run award-winning 62-acre woodland in the beautiful Sussex Weald, with family events and activities throughout the year. Get out there and enjoy a taste of rural sustainability in action!
Ventnor Botanic Gardens (34 miles)
Ventnor Botanic Gardens
is a botanic garden with over 23 acres to roam free and explore. Families can enjoy discovering rare and subtropical plants and trees, an outdoor Children’s Playground and even a complimentary Children’s Trail Activity Pack.
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.
The Vyne (41 miles)
House and gardens to explore plus a tearoom to enjoy but the children will want to visit for the play area which is one of a kind!
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 including adventure play areas, animal farm and petting barn (seasonal) sand pits, water play, miniature railway, enchanted forest, maze, crazy golf plus more besides! Family events held throughout the season too.
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.
The Royal Landscape. (42 miles)
The Royal Landscape.
35 acres of ornamental gardens and woodland full of beauty and colour. Good venue for plenty of family activities.
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 Local Wildlife 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)
Bexhill 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.
Egerton Park (44 miles)
Bexhill on Sea
Recently refurbished with features including tennis courts, bowls green, boating lake, outdoor gym, play-zone for all ages, refreshment kiosk with outdoor seating, sculptures, picnic area, lawns, gardens and lakes with ducks and moorhens all within a few minutes’ walk of the seafront and town centre.
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
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in West Sussex can enjoy the great day out as well.
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