10 Best Lakes In Carlton Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Lakes In Carlton

We've rounded up the best lakes in Carlton in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 10 Carlton lakes to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the lakes 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.

Find your perfect day out

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...

Picnic field at Long Melford Country Park

Long Melford Country Park

  • Long Melford
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Sun’s out, weather’s gorgeous and you just want to spend the day outdoor? At Melford Country Park you’ll find over 8 hectares of grassland, woodland...

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'...

Family on splash pad at Promenade Park in Maldon

Promenade Park

  • Maldon
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Promenade Park is the District's most popular park and has undergone a major refurbishment programme in recent years. Promenade Park offers the follo...

Families on beach at Woodup Pool in Maldon

Woodup Pool

  • Maldon
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Woodup Pool, also known as Woodrolfe Pool is a very basic salt water bathing pool that even has its own little beach at one end! The pool can be foun...

Family on pedal boat at Ferry Meadows Country Park in Peterborough

Ferry Meadows Country Park

  • Peterborough
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Imagine somewhere beautiful, safe and unspoilt where you can walk, cycle, play, horse ride, ride a train, go fishing, exercise the dog, jog, push the...

Sunset at Stanwick Lakes

Stanwick Lakes

  • Stanwick
  • Outdoor
  • Lakes

The fun at Stanwick Lakes includes water-play, with small stream and water wheels, a large sand play area, plus a climbing tower and giant slide. Chi...

Hill top view of Chafford Gorges Nature Park in Grays

Chafford Gorges Nature Park

  • Grays
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

Chafford Gorges Nature Park has 200 acres of green space, perfect for wildlife, residents of Chafford Hundred and for visitors! Get away from the hus...

Boy on adventure playground at Willen Lake and Park in Milton Keynes

Willen Lake and Park

  • Milton Keynes
  • Outdoor
  • Lakes

Waterbabies of all ages will have a smashing, splashing time at Willen Lake and Park! Their list of activities is impressive and includes - deep brea...

Garden at The Regents Park

The Regents Park and Primrose Hill

  • Regents Park
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Regent's Park is one of the Royal Parks, offering large open spaces for outdoor exploration and family games. Head to the top of Primrose Hill fo...

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