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

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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Cambridge

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Cambridge in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 115 Cambridge 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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Cherry Hinton Water Play Area

  • Cambridge
  • Outdoor
  • Water Parks

Out in the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall lays two small paddling pools with gentle water shelves and a maximum depth of 0.4 metres, making them ideal...

Families watching show at Milton Country Park

Milton Country Park

  • Milton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

TheMilton Country Park comprises 95 acres of eclectic terrain to explore based around the reclaimed gravel pits, but out of it's wilder depths there...

Boys at Wandlebury Country Park in Cambridge

Wandlebury Country Park

  • Cambridge
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

At Wandlebury Country Park on the gentle Gog Magog Hills just south of Cambridge, is a welcome retreat for walkers, nature lovers and a natural adven...

Indoor soft play frame at Cheeky Monkeys Play Barn in Fulbourn

Cheeky Monkeys Play Barn

  • Fulbourn
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Whatever the weather Cheeky Monkeys will guarantee an exciting time for children whether they are whizzing down slides, climbing across rope bridges,...

Three young kids playing in some leaves at Anglesey Abbey

Anglesey Abbey

  • Lode
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Enjoy a family day out in nature at Anglesey Abbey and discover 114 acres of beautiful land, just 6 miles away from Cambridge! Your adventure with th...

Horse and carriage at Audley End House and Park in Saffron Walden

Audley End House and Gardens

  • Saffron Walden
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Families exploring Audley End House and Park have a period delight in store for them as they experience the opulent rooms and atmosphere, not least w...

Steam train at Audley End Miniature Railway in Saffron Walden

Audley End Miniature Railway

  • Saffron Walden
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Audley End Miniature Railway is a delightful 1.5 mile ride on Lord Braybrooke's private 10 and a quarter inch gauge railway through Estate woodla...

Garden at Central Park in Peterborough

Central Park

  • Peterborough
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Central Park is a charming place to visit with kids with plenty of varying terrain to keep little legs moving and little minds busy. There are sunken...

People at East Town Park Countryside Centre in Haverhill

East Town Park Countryside Centre

  • Haverhill
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

East Town Park Countryside Centre is a country park to the east of Haverhill on the very edge of town. The 38 acre park is the centre for a network o...

Kids with bugs at The Lodge in Sandy

The Lodge

  • Sandy
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Lodge nature reserve's woodland, heath and acid grassland here cover 180 hectares, and are being restored to form the largest stretch of heathlan...

Kid in mud pit at The Playground in Bury St Edmunds

The Playground

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Fan of Stone Cold’s Broken Skull Challenge? Time to find out how tough YOU really are on a 25-obstacle outdoor assault course. Kids as young as 7 are...

Benches at Baulk Wood in Biggleswade

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...

Girls on jump pillow at Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard in March

Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard

  • March
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Visit Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard for an “amaizing” family day out. From the maze to the tractor rides, you're almost spoilt for choice...and that...

Sheep at Church Farm in Stevenage

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...

People walking on rope at Howard Park and Gardens in Letchworth

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...

Canal at Danish Camp in Bedford

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...

Map of Priory Country Park in Bedford

Priory Country Park

  • Bedford
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Priory Country Park is an established local green space of around 360 acres, made up of lakes, meadows and woodland, partially enclosed within a bend...

Man on zip wire at Fairlands Valley Park in Stevenage

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'...

Man telling story to families at Embankment Gardens and Russell Park in Bedford

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...

Families at Bedford Park

Bedford Park

  • Bedford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The welcoming Bedford Park is a large, Green Flag Awarded (and has been for over 6 years) public space encompassing several play areas and oodles of...

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