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

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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Nottinghamshire

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Nottinghamshire in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 106 Nottinghamshire 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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Man walking dog at Rufford Abbey Country Park in New Ollerton

Rufford Abbey Country Park

  • New Ollerton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Rufford Abbey Country Park has 150 acres of beautiful country park to explore and enjoy. Visitors love spotting swans, ducks and those typically chee...

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

Sherwood Pines Forest Park

  • Mansfield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Take the kids on an outdoor adventure at Sherwood Pines Forest Park and find out what hides deep in the heart of the legendary Sherwood Forest. Follo...

Carriage train at Sherwood Forest Railway in Edwinstowe

Sherwood Forest Railway4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Edwinstowe
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Sherwood Forest Railway is home to the only Narrow Gauge Steam Railway in Nottinghamshire, and it's in miniature! A real steam railway, reduced to 5...

Walking path at Sherwood Forest Country Park in Edwinstowe

Sherwood Forest Country Park

  • Edwinstowe
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

At Sherwood Forest Country Park one can browse around the Visitor Centre shops or relax after a stroll in the Forest Table Restaurant. Take a walk to...

Aerial view of Kelham Hall and Country Park

Kelham Hall and Country Park

  • Kelham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Kelham Hall and Country Park is a fantastic day out for all the family. Come and discover Nottinghamshire's hidden gem, explore the fascinating hall,...

Piglets at Ferry Farm Country Park in Nottingham

Ferry Farm Park3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Everyone loves baby animals, and at Ferry Farm Park you can get close and cuddly with cute farm favourites! With lots of litters through the year, it...

Small tractors at Floralands Farm Park in Nottingham

Floralands Farm Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Nottingham
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Being down on the farm is all about enjoying animals, outdoor space and nature, which is exactly what you get at Floralands Farm Park. Visit donkeys,...

Courtyard at Thoresby Park in Newark

Thoresby Park

  • Newark
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Fancy a day out in the park? Take the kids to Thoresby Park - explore acres of beautiful parklands, have a picnic in the sun and play outside. Enjoy...

Riverside Park Newark

  • Newark
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Riverside Park is the local community venue for a wide range of regular family oriented events, from music concerts to food fairs, funfairs to duck r...

Girl on zipwire at Clumber Park

Clumber Park4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Worksop
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

If you’re looking to create some wonderful memories and spend some quality family time outdoors, then look no further than Clumber Park. Autumn, wint...

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...

Victoria Park Ilkeston

Victoria Park Ilkeston

  • Ilkeston
  • Outdoor
  • Parks 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...

The Rural Learning Centre at Idle Valley in Retford

Idle Valley

  • Retford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Idle Valley offers an outdoor play space with adventure play facilities plus you can hire great kids' discovery packs from the centre (very reasonabl...

Kids playing at Whisby Nature Park in Thorpe on the Hill

Whisby Nature Park

  • Thorpe on the Hill
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

There's just so much fun to be had at Whisby Nature Park! You can find the fantastic Little Darters' play area near the Natural World Centre, where i...

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...

Goats at Whisby Animal Centre in Lincoln

Whisby Animal Centre

  • Lincoln
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

The recently renovated Whisby Animal Centre provides a friendly, fun and relaxed environment for both its animals and visitors. Take a walk through t...

Outside view of Belvoir Castle in Grantham

Belvoir Castle2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Grantham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Spend a day outdoors with the whole family, soaking in the stunning countryside views at Belvoir Castle. Winding woodlands and green gardens line the...

Girl with lemur at Tropical Butterfly House in Sheffield

Tropical Butterfly House

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

If you dream of escaping to a tropical climate, where exotic birds and butterflies fly freely over your head in a rainforest-like setting, then the T...

Queen's Park Chesterfield

Queen's Park Chesterfield

  • Chesterfield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks 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...

Rother Valley Country Park Canoes

Rother Valley Country Park

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Rother Valley Country Park has land and water activities for all ages and abilities. A great place to have a picnic or bring a BBQ, feed the birds an...

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