Aldenham Country Park | Day Out With The Kids

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Aldenham Country Park

3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)
  • Elstree
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 0-12
  • Parks and Playgrounds, Children's Farms

Attraction Information

Aldenham Country Playground is a purpose built place especially for children and young people with special needs.

This multi-sensory play facility is situated in the heart of Aldenham Country Park in Elstree, Hertfordshire. It features indoor facilities as well as sensory play, adventure and country playgrounds and changing rooms. This secure, community-based safe space is open to families, groups, schools and any other organisations to visit and make use of.

There are separate sensory rooms, which offer both relaxing and stimulating environments with light tunnels, sound and projection equipment all operated from within the room with beanbag chairs for comfort.

Arts and crafts sessions are run in the main hall where there are plenty of toys to play with and an indoor soft play. The space is also used for workshops and free play and has a chill out space for those who want to relax. The changing room is fitted with two hoists, one in the ceiling and a mobile one and is a fully equipped disabled facility.

Parents can be assured that their child is fully catered for in this interactive, supportive and stimulating environment. 

  • Each session is three hours
  • Play sessions run Tuesday – Saturday
  • Private hire available
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Opening hours

Daylight access to Park

Farm
Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:30

Adventure Playground
Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 18:00

Pricing

Free admission to Park

General Admission (Farm)
Adults: £5.00
Kids (2+): £4.50

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Dagger Lane, Elstree, Hertfordshire, WD6 3AT, England

Phone number

020 8953 9602

Map

Website

Click here to visit Aldenham Country Park's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Car Park
All Day: £4.50

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, snacks are available.

Kiosk
Monday to Sunday 11:00 - 17:00

Aldenham Country Park has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

Aldenham Country Park has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

Reviews

No Investment 1 out of 5 stars

Sadly this place has had little investment. It also fails to mention that you have to pay 4 or 5 pounds to leave the car park. It does feel like it tries to squeeze as much money out of you as possible. Everything costs a lot of money but nothing is done very well. It seems the longer time goes on the worst this place gets. The toilets are also disgustingly smelly and dirty. Everything in the farm shop is ridiculously overpriced. I would prefer to go to Cassiobury park in Watford and that is free parking.

Rickster888

100 acre wood and farm awesome 5 out of 5 stars

My son 2 and a half absolutely loves aldenam we have been there 3 times its cheap to enter facilities and has something for all ages. Customer service is always friendly and informative. My sons favourite bit was meeting winnie the pooh

Missa_edwards

Good day out 4 out of 5 stars

A relatively cheap and easy outing with kids. Stroll around the lake ( one hour ish all way round) , farm, fields. have picnic. Pony rides for the kids but I think these could be either cheaper or make the ride longer. A visit doesn't really depend on good weather but obviously is much better on a warm sunny day in Summer

bushey

Terrible Sad experience 1 out of 5 stars

Had the most dreadful experience at Aldenham country club today...actually left my children in tears. So we paid £10 for the Monkey nets which my two young children had previously enjoyed and used in the past. Made our way to the area to find that the smaller net which is safer and easier to use was not in use. The larger net had no member of staff to assist and therefore for safety reasons we decided to return to reception and respectfully ask for a refund. Well the manager was called and never in my entire life have i experienced such horrendous customer service. She was rude showed no compassion or understandings and outright refused to refund our £10. She did however say that we could enter the farm area instead. We were clearly unhappy and as such my wife decided to leave a honest but fair review on Facebook whilst still in the farm. Within seconds of posting the review the manager marched up to us and instructed that we left the premises for no other reason than the review we had posted on Facebook. This was highly embarrassing not to mention the distress it caused our three young children. I hope no one else experiences this type of service here but reading some of the reviews i would highly suggest if you want a family day to remmeber to aboid Aldenham Country Park at all cost...

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