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

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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Leicestershire

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Leicestershire in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 117 Leicestershire 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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Walking path at Abbey Park Leicester

Abbey Park Leicester5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Leicester
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The River Soar divides this beautiful park into two distinct areas: to the east of the river lies the highly decorative Victorian part of the park wi...

Victoria Park Leicester

Victoria Park Leicester

  • Leicester
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Victoria Park is one of the most beautiful open spaces for families to visit in Leicester. The park is well-maintained, with a number of play areas t...

River at Bradgate Park in Leicester

Bradgate Park

  • Leicester
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

For a lovely family walk with all the trimmings - including ancient trees and a Story Walk - take a stroll down to Bradgate Park. It really is pictur...

People playing tug of war at Goldhill Adventure Playground in Leicester

Goldhill Adventure Playground

  • Leicester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Goldhill Adventure Playground understands that children need a space where they can be free to play, meet friends and be creative, which is exactly w...

Owl at Paradise Found Educational Farm Park in Sapcote

Paradise Found Educational Farm Park3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Sapcote
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Have you spent your days dreaming of finding paradise? Well at Paradise Found Educational Farm they’ve come true! The farm has over 1000 animals over...

National Forest Adventure Farm

National Forest Adventure Farm

  • Burton upon Trent
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children'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...

Iguana at Manor Farm and Woodlands in Loughborough

Manor Farm and Woodlands5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Loughborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Situated in acres of beautiful countryside just outside the Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire border is the Manor Farm and Woodlands. Make the most...

Kids playing dodgeball at Rebound Ashby Trampoline Park in Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Rebound Ashby Trampoline Park

  • Ashby-de-la-Zouch
  • Indoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

For kids with bags of energy, bouncing is only the beginning at Rebound Ashby Trampoline Park. To start with the park has 10,000 sq ft (!) of interco...

Lake at Staunton Harold Reservoir in Melbourne

Staunton Harold Reservoir5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Melbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Staunton Harold Reservoir is located in the heart of the National Forest, between Derby and Burton on Trent, and was once home to a remarkable range...

Someone taking a photo of a girl at Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail

Hicks Lodge

  • Ashby-de-la-Zouch
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Hicks Lodge, near Ashby De La Zouch, is the perfect place for cyclists of all ages and abilities. Whether you fancy a casual family ride, or you want...

Goats at Mini Meadows Farm in Welford

Mini Meadows Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Welford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Set in 12 scenic acres of rolling countryside in the charming village of Welford, is Mini Meadows Farm: a specialist breeder of unusual poultry and a...

Sunset at Attenborough Nature Reserve in Beeston

Attenborough Nature Reserve

  • Beeston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Also incorporating the Attenborough Nature Reserve, the eco-friendly Nature Centre features plenty beyond the natural wonders to entertain kids inclu...

Conkers

Conkers3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Swadlincote
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Money doesn’t grow on trees, but fun sure does at Conkers! Bring your family on a day out filled with fun, excitement and adventure that your kids wi...

Hill top view of Hartshill Hayes Country Park and city in Nuneaton

Hartshill Hayes Country Park

  • Nuneaton
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Hartshill Hayes Country Park, covering 137 acres of woodland and open hilltop has magnificent views across the Anker Valley and is a lovely place to...

River at Holme Pierrepont Country Park in Nottingham

Holme Pierrepont Country Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Nottingham
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Holme Pierrepont Country Park is an excellent choice if you and the kids are feeling active, with loads of activities available on water and land. Yo...

Cows in barns at West Lodge Rural Centre in Kettering

West Lodge Rural Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Kettering
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

West Lodge Rural Centre is a small, family owned farm that gives you the opportunity to get hands-on experience with a variety of animals. The cuddle...

Kids playing Boardwalk game at Pooley Country Park in Polesworth

Pooley Country Park

  • Polesworth
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Pooley Country Park has over 62 hectares of beautiful land for you to explore, including the huge environmental education area with natural pools and...

Autumn at Coombe Country Park in Coventry

Coombe Abbey Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Coventry
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Coombe Abbey Park in Coventry  offers 500 acres of beautiful woodlands, grasslands, gardens and lakes, all for you to discover! It’s the perfect...

Corby Boating Lake

  • Corby
  • Outdoor
  • Lakes

Corby Boating Lake was constructed in the early 70s. It is a lovely facility at the heart of the town. The lake can boast a wide range of geese, duck...

Kids with baby goat at Hoar Park in Nuneaton

Hoar Park

  • Nuneaton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

At Hoar Park Shopping Village, Play Area and Children's Farm not only can you see a wide variety of Children's Pets such as Rabbits and Guinea Pigs,...

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