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Play Parks and Great Outdoors near to Walton
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The Walled Gardens of Cannington (13 miles)
Bridgwater
The Walled Gardens of Cannington are ideal for children, with plenty of outdoor toys and games on the large lawn during Cheeky Monkey days, and many winding paths and walkways, ideal for burning off some energy!
Hestercombe Gardens (14 miles)
Taunton
Hestercombe Gardens With over fifty acres of lakes, temples, cascades, woodland walks, formal terraces, vivid colours and views that take your breathe away. They also have a small, safe Children’s Play Area for the under 7s.
Fyne Court Nature Reserve (14 miles)
Bridgwater
Fyne Court Nature Reserve Featuring nature and way marked trails, dragonfly pond, stream for paddling and grassy areas for traditional play plus a folly that looks like a small castle which is a great base for games.
Great Wood (17 miles)
Nether Stowey
Great Wood Enjoy the freedom of space as you explore the forest on foot or by bike. Well surfaced forest tracks means there’s plenty to discover with buggies or wheelchairs. Make a day of it: bring a picnic or use one of our BBQs.
Stourhead (20 miles)
Stourton
Stourhead World famous 18th-century landscape garden, magnificent lake shimmering with reflections of classical temples, mystical grottoes and rare and exotic trees. Families can collect tracker packs to make it more fun for the kids, too.
Hengrove Play Park (23 miles)
Bristol
Hengrove Play Park Four acre play park for all ages with a 12m high domed jungle experience, sand and water play and a wheels park for skateboarders and BMX riders.
Hengrove Park (23 miles)
Bristol
Hengrove Park Great new development opened in 2009 with lots of the latest play equipemnt, sand and water play area, skate park for boarders and bmx-ers, and jungle play in a 11m high dome
Dame Emily Park (25 miles)
Bristol
Dame Emily Park Facilities include a dog-free playground for the under 10s together with a zip wire for older children; five a side football and basketball courts and a Permitted Graffiti Wall, plus it's right next to the Deane Lane Swimming Pool.
Ashton Court Estate (25 miles)
Bristol
Ashton Court Estate Country park and mansion with 850 acres of woodland and grassland and many opportunities to get back to nature and activities for families to enjoy.
Brandon Hill Park (26 miles)
Bristol
Brandon Hill Park Does not boast a great many facilities, but is an excellent place to spot and even feed the huge number of squirrels the area supports.
Prior Park Landscape Gardens (26 miles)
Bath
Prior Park Landscape Gardens One of only four Palladian bridges of this design in the world can be crossed at Prior Park, which was created in the 18th century. A beautiful afternoon can be spent here especially if you've got your walking shoes on! One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in...
Brokerswood Country Park (27 miles)
Westbury
Brokerswood Country Park A great place for a day out or a family camping trip within 80 acres of ancient woodland. Education centre, adventure playgrounds, woodland walk trail and a narrow gauge railway. Picnic and barbeque areas, plus a 5 acre lake.
Royal Victoria Park (27 miles)
Bath
Royal Victoria Park This park boasts a surprising number of child friendly features from the extensive play equipment to the skateboard park, and it's all lovely and free! One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Bath with kids.
Felix Road Adventure Playground (27 miles)
Bristol
Felix Road Adventure Playground Indoor and outdoor play with a wide range of good quality equipment and plenty of free play space. The outdoor seating is nicely shaded. Children must register on arrival but access is free.
University of Bristol Botanic Gardens (27 miles)
Bristol
University of Bristol Botanic Gardens A beautiful garden filled with a huge diversity of plants, including many exotic species set in inspirational displays. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Edinburgh with kids.
Portishead Lake Grounds (27 miles)
Portishead
Portishead Lake Grounds As well as the lake, there is a children's playground and tennis courts and bowls and, during the summer, rowing boats are available for hire. Portishead Open Air Pool is open during the summer months.
Hope Nature Centre (28 miles)
Trowbridge
Hope Nature Centre A lovely animal centre with lots of animals to see and wonderful walks. Visit the squirrel's tea room too.
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park (28 miles)
Penarth
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park Cosmeston Lakes Country Park is a haven for local wildlife. Its flat, even paths are easily accessible to everyone, making the park very popular, especially with young families who also visit the Medieval Village.
Oldbury Court Estate (29 miles)
Bristol
Oldbury Court Estate Grade II registered parkland with woods, riverside paths, is excellent for walking and playing including a separate toddler play park, accessible play equipment and things older children will love too.
Dunster Forest and Estate (29 miles)
Dunster
Dunster Forest and Estate Go down to the woods today and explore our beautiful forest, see wildlife, try the adventure play area, walk or cycle waymarked trails or learn about our tall trees: including the tallest tree in England!
Porthkerry Country Park (30 miles)
Barry
Porthkerry Country Park A real all-rounder: woods and meadows, beaches and cliffs, historic landmarks and surreal staircase, plus pitch and putt golf, playground, nature trails plus picnic and BBQ spots.
Dorchester Borough Gardens (31 miles)
Dorchester
Dorchester Borough Gardens Features fully enclosed play area which has facilities for all age groups including a summer splash pool! Other features include adult sized trim trail, tennis courts, ornate fountain and a cool sundial!
Borough Gardens (31 miles)
Dorchester
Borough Gardens Well kept parkland with huge enclosed play area with facilities for all ages. There is also a splash pool, and a rather unusual sundial...
Abbotsbury Playground (31 miles)
Weymouth
Abbotsbury Playground Free playground with great equipment and lots of space, which is run, insured and maintained by local volunteers!
England Coast Path National Trail (31 miles)
Minehead
England Coast Path National Trail A 630 mile (1,014km) National Trail full of superb coastline, with plenty of wildlife, heritage and geology to discover along the way. A land of legends and myths, with secret smuggler coves and natural wonders to explore.
Escot (32 miles)
Ottery St Mary
Escot is 220 acres of natural woodlands where you can meet our resident otters, wild boar, red squirrels, peacocks and birds of prey. Discover hidden forest playgrounds, our world-class maze and a knee-trembling drop slide. The indoor play barn delights toddlers and the Coach House Restaurant serves delicious food...
Larmer Tree Gardens (32 miles)
Tollard Royal
Larmer Tree Gardens Beautifully landscaped grounds well described as an extraordinary example of Victorian extravagance. Extensive gardens with Fairy Door Trail to get kids; imaginations going.
Old Down Country Park (35 miles)
Bristol
Old Down Country Park An ideal attraction to bring the whole family. From woodland walks, animal encounters. birthday parties, the adventure playground, the giant bouncy pillow, a cafe selling delicious treats and the farm shop selling gifts for everyone: it really is a day out to remember and we are open all year round!
Glamorgan Canal Nature Reserve (35 miles)
Cardiff
Glamorgan Canal Nature Reserve A very nice spot for a nature ramble with binoculars, or doing bird and wildlife photography, by nature quite wild and isolated so no amenities.
Offas Dyke Path National Trail (37 miles)
Chepstow
Offas Dyke Path National Trail A 177 mile (285km) long walking trail from Sedbury to Prestatyn, mainly through Wales. A borderland that is full of changing landscapes and historic towns, with great opportunities to see local wildlife like badgers and birds of prey.
Bicton Park Gardens (38 miles)
Budleigh Salterton
Bicton Park Gardens Key features include the Bicton Woodland Railway train ride, nature trail, maze, mini golf, plus indoor and outdoor children’s play complexes.
Drews Pond Wood Local Nature Reserve (38 miles)
Devizes
Drews Pond Wood Local Nature Reserve A beautiful area of woodland, full of loads of flowers, plus plenty of ducks and geese to feed. Circuit of paths to follow, picnic area, plus a number of interesting habitats to explore with the kids.
Cwmcarn Forest (40 miles)
Caerphilly
Cwmcarn Forest Unique fun day out by car, bike or on foot along the stunning seven miles of Cwmcarn Forest Drive with car park stop off points offering artwork to absorb, BBQ and picnic sites and at Car Park 3 a wooden playground where children can follow the Wizards Walk full of magical figures on the way. A visitors...
Portland Plateau Walk (40 miles)
Weymouth
Portland Plateau Walk A moderate but varied walk along the South West Coast Park on Portland’s northern plateau. Some short stretches of ascent and descent.
Easton Gardens (41 miles)
Portland
Easton Gardens Green Flag Awarded park with play and picnic areas, and plenty of attractive space to run about in. Pushchair accessible throughout.
Exeter Sculpture Walk (42 miles)
Exeter
Exeter Sculpture Walk Over 20 sculptures located both outside and in the university buildings. For art lovers or anyone with an appreciation for beauty.
Upton Country Park (42 miles)
Poole
Upton Country Park There are tree, nature and orienteering trails, plus harbourside bird hide, Segway Trail and a water feature which children are welcome to play in.
Tintern Old Station (42 miles)
Monmouth
Tintern Old Station The site features a riverside walk and meadows, children's play area, picnic site with barbeques, tearoom, souvenir shop, tourist information and a secluded basic camp site. The signal box houses changing exhibitions from local artists and crafts people.
Ynysangharad War Memorial Park (42 miles)
Pontypridd
Ynysangharad War Memorial Park is a stunning outdoor venue packed with events, sports and activities. Reptiles, magicians and pop bands are among the attractions offered during the programme of events. Make your own fun with the park’s children’s adventure playground, tennis courts, cricket field, pitch and putt golf, football...
Westonbirt The National Arboretum (43 miles)
Tetbury
Westonbirt The National Arboretum The arboretum provides a natural playground. Discover stepping stones, balancing beams and den building areas. Pick up a trail from the Great Oak Hall or download one at www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt-families
The Blue Pool (43 miles)
Wareham
The Blue Pool Amazing natural water feature with turquoise colouring, plus estate to explore with 3 playgrounds and a squirrel sculpture trail. Kids will also love the Wareham Bears collection.
Pontypool Park (43 miles)
Pontypool
Pontypool Park 64 Hectares of park and gardens playing host to a leisure centre, outdoor dry ski slope, pitch and putt, childrens play area suitable for younger and older kids plus lots more!
Barry Sidings Countryside Park (43 miles)
Trehafod
Barry Sidings Countryside Park is a stunning countryside park. Dotted with wildlife walks and fascinating trails, the park is home to a BMX track, duck pond, picnic and barbecue area, seasonal cafe and one of the best children’s playgrounds around!
Pen-y-fan Pond (44 miles)
Caerphilly
Pen-y-fan Pond Parkland about a resevoir with flat open space for sports and kite flying, nature rambling and picnicking. There's a wonderful Alien Invasion Trail around the park that's sure to keep them moving and get imaginations going!
Moors Valley Country Park (44 miles)
Ringwood
Moors Valley Country Park Adventure play with loads of outdoor equipment, narrow-gauge steam railway, extensive play trails, and the picturesque lake to explore, plus independent attractions inside.
Whitecliff Play Area (45 miles)
Poole
Whitecliff Play Area Features the 6m high Multi Activity Tower, boasting three slides of different lengths, two ravine bridges and a long plank bridge plus rope ladder, vertical scramble net, an arched climber, fireman's poles and play panels.
Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes (46 miles)
Bridgend
Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes An important wildlife habitat for quiet contemplation of nature... next to a series of enormous sand dunes down which you can sled!
Brownsea Island (46 miles)
Poole Harbour
Brownsea Island A peaceful island of woodland, wetland and heath with a rich diversity of wildlife for you to visit.
The Ridgeway National Trail (46 miles)
Avebury
The Ridgeway National Trail 85 miles (136km) recreation route that crosses or passes many important wildlife and archaeological sites, set in some of the most scenic landscape in the country. Explore ancient landscapes through woodland, downland and secluded valleys. Free to visit.
Go Seqway (47 miles)
Exeter
Go Seqway Segway tours through Haldon Forest with a choice of two types of eco friendly segways and several different tours available for kids 10 years and old. Children’s Parties offered too

Thanks for all the great things to do and Play Parks and Great Outdoors near Walton 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 Somerset can enjoy the great day out as well.



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