20 Best Parks and Playgrounds In Buxton Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Buxton

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Buxton in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 147 Buxton 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.

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Outside view of The Pavilion Gardens in Buxton

The Pavilion Gardens

  • Buxton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks 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...

Family exploring Poole's Cavern in Buxton

Poole's Cavern & Country Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Buxton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves 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...

Outside view of Lyme Park in Disley

Lyme Park

  • Disley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

A day of exploring and discovering awaits you at Lyme Park. Whether a day adventuring out in the sunshine or splashing in puddles in the rain you’re...

Bakewell Recreation Ground

  • Bakewell
  • Outdoor
  • Parks 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...

The Garden House Marple

The Garden House Marple4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Marple
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Home to ponies, pygmy goats, alpacas and lots more adorable animals, The Garden House in Marple is a lovely urban farm to visit with your kids. It’s...

Dock at Etherow Country Park in Stockport

Etherow Country Park

  • Stockport
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Etherow Country Park is a wonderful place to go for a day out surrounded by beautiful scenery, multiple lakes and walkways. Birdwatchers will find pl...

View from Alderley Edge in Macclesfield

Alderley Edge

  • Macclesfield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Alderley Edge offers a great family hiking adventure, with plenty to see as you walk the dramatic red sandstone escarpment, which has views over the...

Garden of flowers at Manor Park in Glossop

Manor Park

  • Glossop
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Manor Park is a popular Glossop park ideal for day trips with the kids, offering a large and well equipped children's play area plus a miniature rail...

Walking path at Bramhall Park in Stockport

Bramhall Park

  • Stockport
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bramhall Park is a large scenic park in the grounds of Bramall Hall. The park consists of magnificent landscaped grounds, woodland and trails. A stre...

Flowers and greenery in Biddulph Grange Garden

Biddulph Grange Garden

  • Biddulph
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Biddulph Grange Garden is home to a beautiful, mystical outdoor adventure that is fit for any keen family of explorers. Wander past exotic plants, vi...

Pool at Congleton Paddling Pool

Congleton Paddling Pool

  • Congleton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Congleton Paddling Pool has been a refreshing place for children to visit since the 1930s! This fantastic, free local resource is a real crowd please...

The Carrs Park

  • Wilmslow
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Carrs Park is a popular park following the Bollin River with a circular walk of around a mile, plenty of paddling opportunities and a well equipp...

Indoor soft play frame at The Beech Tree Pub in Stockport

The Beech Tree Pub

  • Stockport
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Yummy food, lots of family friendly offers and a warm welcome. The Beech Tree Pub is a great choice for lazy Sundays and evenings out. This pub is fa...

Picnic at Bruntwood Park in Cheadle

Bruntwood Park

  • Cheadle
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bruntwood Park is a large park consisting of ornamental gardens, ponds, waterways, wetland, mature woodland and hay meadows. There are loads of recre...

Sunset at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre in Macclesfield

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Macclesfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Jodrell Bank is a fun day out for all the family. Within the Planet Pavilion you will find the Cafe with outside terrace which offers fantastic views...

Side view of Alcumlow Hall Farm in Congleton

Alcumlow Hall Farm

  • Congleton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Alcumlow Hall Farm is a collection of traditional barns that are home to a range of small craft shops and various local retailers, set in beautiful C...

Water play area at Hall Leys Park in Matlock

Hall Leys Park

  • Matlock
  • Outdoor
  • Parks 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...

Ashbourne Recreation Ground

  • Ashbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Parks 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...

Cable cars at The Heights of Abraham in Matlock Bath

The Heights of Abraham5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Matlock Bath
  • Outdoor
  • Caves 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...

Creek at Cotton Dell in Stoke on Trent

Cotton Dell

  • Stoke on Trent
  • Outdoor
  • Parks 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...

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