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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Derbyshire

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Derbyshire in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 137 Derbyshire parks and playgrounds to pick from.

Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the parks and playgrounds we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

  1. Cable cars at The Heights of Abraham in Matlock Bath

    The Heights of Abraham

    Matlock Bath

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    Welcome to one of the Peak District's oldest and most popular days out, an attraction where stunning natural beauty is matched by human achievement a...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  2. Water play area at Hall Leys Park in Matlock

    Hall Leys Park

    Matlock

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Hall Leys Park is a wonderful park with a variety of attractions to keep everyone amused. It is open all year and free to visit. There are fountains...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  3. Ashbourne Recreation Ground

    Ashbourne Recreation Ground

    Ashbourne

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Ashbourne Recreation Ground is a great place to go, whether you fancy an active day, a peaceful one, or both! It is open all year and is free to visi...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  4. National Forest Adventure Farm Book online

    National Forest Adventure Farm

    Burton upon Trent

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Team the wildest parts of play, the cutest creatures in town and a cheeky tractor ride or two on a visit to National Forest Adventure Farm. First let...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
  5. Bakewell Recreation Ground

    Bakewell Recreation Ground

    Bakewell

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Bakewell Recreation Ground is a park covering just over 5 hectares of space and is very popular with families wanting to walk, play, cycle, picnic, f...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  6. Queen's Park Chesterfield

    Queen's Park Chesterfield

    Chesterfield

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Queen's Park in Chesterfield is a great place to visit for the whole family. Whether you’re up for a game of rounders, good football kickabout, or yo...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  7. Adventure playground at Cliffe Park in Dronfield

    Cliffe Park

    Dronfield

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Cliffe Park is a popular park with a large play area offering swings, slides, climbing frame, table tennis table, crazy golf course, large grass area...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  8. Entrance to Markeaton Park in Derby

    Markeaton Park

    Derby

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Markeaton Park is a family friendly open space with lots going on! A large free play area is ideal to help blow the cobwebs away and there’s a high r...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  9. Victoria Park Ilkeston

    Victoria Park Ilkeston

    Ilkeston

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Victoria Park is a lovely local park in Ilkeston where you can take a relaxing family walk or enjoy a picnic. Your little explorers will have lots of...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  10. Kids on splash pad at Chaddesden Park in Derby

    Chaddesden Park

    Derby

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    The shallow brook and interactive summer water play area, which has recently replaced the paddling pool at Chaddesden Park are favourite family spots...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  11. Pavilion at Ecclesall Woods in Sheffield

    Ecclesall Woods

    Sheffield

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Ecclesall Woods are the largest semi natural woodland in South Yorkshire and are popular due to range of wildlife, plus the archaeological and histor...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  12. Families by river at Millhouses Park in Sheffield

    Millhouses Park

    Sheffield

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Millhouses Park can be found roughly 3 miles south west of Sheffield city centre, and offers 13 hectares of Green Flag Award wining parkland, with a...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  13. Creek at Cotton Dell in Stoke on Trent

    Cotton Dell

    Stoke on Trent

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Cotton Dell is a lovely place to get away from it all and get back to nature with the kids. Stroll along a magical stream and listen to the soothing...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  14. Hot air balloon at Endcliffe Park in Sheffield

    Endcliffe Park

    Sheffield

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Endcliffe Park , located 2 miles southwest of Sheffield city centre, is a 15 hectare city park built to commemorate the Jubilee of Queen Victoria, th...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  15. Highfield Adventure Playground in Sheffield

    Highfield Adventure Playground

    Sheffield

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    For exciting outdoor fun Highfield Adventure Playground is the place to be! Kids will love the tunnel slide, wild zip wire and water pumps in the out...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
  16. Flowers at Sheffield Botanical Gardens

    Sheffield Botanical Gardens

    Sheffield

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Sheffield Botanical Gardens is a green haven in the middle of the city with lots to see and enjoy. They are listed by English Heritage as a Grade II...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  17. Family exploring Poole's Cavern in Buxton

    Poole's Cavern & Country Park

    Buxton

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    For centuries, curious visitors to Buxton have explored and marvelled at the natural subterranean world that is Poole's Cavern! Known as the ‘First W...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  18. Monument at Norfolk Heritage Park in Sheffield

    Norfolk Heritage Park

    Sheffield

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Norfolk Heritage Park has 30 Hectares of Green Flag Award Winning Victorian Park with playgrounds for under 8s and over 8s, lots of sports pitches, a...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  19. Outside view of The Pavilion Gardens in Buxton

    The Pavilion Gardens

    Buxton

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    The Pavilion Gardens in Buxton is a wonderful historic venue situated in the heart of the town. Nestled in 23 acres of recently restored parkland, th...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  20. Visitors at Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood

    Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood

    Ashbourne

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Fancy wondering round a gorgeous 17th Century country home? Then Sudbury Hall is the place for you! With a beautiful stately home to explore indoors,...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor

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