Best Parks and Playgrounds In New Town, Bedfordshire

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in New Town in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 180 New Town 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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Dunstable Downs & Gateway Centre

  • Whipsnade
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Chilterns Gateway Centre has lots of events for kids and families throughout the year. Come along and join the countryside team for one of the guided...

Willows Activity Farm

  • St Albans
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Willows Activity Farm offers acres of great family adventures, and of course you can’t miss the Peter Rabbit™ Adventure Playground too!  As well...

Knebworth House Gardens and Park

  • Knebworth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Visitors the  Historical Knebworth House,  take a walk on the wild side and visit the Deer Park and the Dinosaur Trail with 72 life size dinosaurs. H...

College Lake Nature Reserve

  • Tring
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

College Lake Nature Reserve is thought of as one of the best places in Buckinghamshire to see water birds such as lapwings and redshanks. There are a...

Fairlands Valley Park

  • Stevenage
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Activities at Fairlands Valley Park include sailing bell boats and dragon boats, fishing, swimming in the paddling pools and playing on the children'...

Howard Park and Gardens

  • Letchworth
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Howard Park and Gardens features a large adventure play area which includes a water play zone with fountains! This interactive splash pad area operat...

Rushmere Country Park

  • Heath and Reach
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Rushmere Country Park offers an excellent chance to get back to basics and into nature with outdoorsy kids of all ages. Whether you hunt for mini bea...

Baulk Wood

  • Biggleswade
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Baulk Wood is a  beautiful swathe of woodland had a not-so-beautiful start as a rubbish dump in the 1960s but was thankfully restored to an enjoyable...

The Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park

  • Marston Moretaine
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Marston Vale Forest Centre is set in the stunning and award-winning Millennium Country Park and is perfect for a family day out. Explore the 8km of t...

Church Farm

  • Stevenage
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Church farm is an all-round outdoor adventure! There are lots of animals to see, including 250 sheep and rams, 30 cattle, 24 pigs, hens, turkeys, gee...

Wendover Woods

  • Wendover
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Wellies on and ready to explore? Wendover Woods is an ideal location for family wildlife walks, cycling adventures and picnics in nature. Follow the...

Cassiobury Park

  • Watford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

You've all been there in the summer holidays when pennies are tight, yet the children need to get out of the house. It’s times like these that you re...

Northaw Great Wood

  • Cuffley
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Northaw Great Wood is one of Hertfordshire's largest remaining historic wood pasture commons and should be enjoyed while it lasts! It comprises open...

Aldenham Country Park2.75 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Elstree
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Aldenham Country Playground is a purpose built place especially for children and young people with special needs. This multi-sensory play facility is...

Rickmansworth Aquadrome Nature Reserve

  • Rickmansworth
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

It can be hard to find a bit of tranquillity in life, which is why places like Rickmansworth Aquadrome Nature Reserve are so important. This local na...

Vale Park2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Aylesbury
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Vale Park is a lovely area for little legs to run around until they can no longer. There's plenty of space for picnicking and family games so bring a...

Addison Howard Park4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Kempston
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

In the landscaped grounds of Addison Howard Park you can picnic, play family games, enjoy the adventure play area and climbing frame suited for under...

Embankment Gardens and Russell Park

  • Bedford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Embankment Gardens and Russell Park is heavy on the open spaces so there's loads of room to play traditional family games and generally run about lik...

Penn Woods

  • Amersham
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Penn Woods are achingly explorable, ideal for mini beast hunting, leaf collecting, pond dipping, ladybird spotting, snail racing, picnicking and almo...

Danish Camp

  • Bedford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Danish Camp Riverside Visitor Centre is a Norwegian log cabin on the banks of the river Great Ouse, that is surrounded by peaceful woodland, offering...

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