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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Ardleigh

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Ardleigh in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 71 Ardleigh 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.

  1. Black carrion crow at High Woods Country Park in Colchester

    High Woods Country Park

    Colchester

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Covering woodland, marshland, lake and wildflower meadows, High Woods Country Park boasts a wealth of explorable terrain with intriguing nature walks...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 3.7 miles from Ardleigh
  2. Man resting in gardens at Castle Park and Gardens in Colchester

    Castle Park and Gardens

    Colchester

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Castle Park and Gardens is a town centre oasis: terrific to retreat to with the family for an afternoon, featuring loads of things to see and do with...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 4.1 miles from Ardleigh
  3. Visitor centre at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve

    Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve

    Fingringhoe

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Out on the reserve at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve you will find a picnic area, nature trails and bird hides (some easy access) and view-points wi...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 6.2 miles from Ardleigh
  4. Dog on walking trail at Cudmore Grove Country Park in East Mersea

    Cudmore Grove Country Park

    East Mersea

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    You can start your trip to the Green Flag Awarded Cudmore Grove Country Park with a stop at the Information Room, where information from the Educatio...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 9.1 miles from Ardleigh
  5. Visitors centre at Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve in Colchester

    Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve

    Colchester

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    The huge expanse of Essex and Suffolk Water's Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve is one of Europe's top wetland sites and a great trip for families ei...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 9.3 miles from Ardleigh
  6. Outside view of hall at Chantry Park in Ipswich

    Chantry Park

    Ipswich

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Chantry Park The super modern play area, designed by well known play area manufacturer Kompan, has replaced the teeny older playground which was clos...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 10.5 miles from Ardleigh
  7. Indoor soft play frame at Robbie Rascal Party and Play Centre in Clacton on Sea

    Robbie Rascal Party and Play Centre

    Clacton-on-Sea

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Robbie Rascal Party and Play Centre is an indoor play frame with an amazing 3 levels! Packed with climbing tubes, a spiral slide, an astro slide, Bif...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 11.2 miles from Ardleigh
  8. Families arriving at Holywells Park in Ipswich

    Holywells Park

    Ipswich

    National ParksNational Parks

    Holywells Park has a lot to offers visitors for a day's family entertainment, from lots of green to plenty of wet! There's a paddling pool (summertim...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 11.7 miles from Ardleigh
  9. Cottage at Christchurch Park in Ipswich

    Christchurch Park

    Ipswich

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Christchurch Park facilities centre around a well equipped children's play area; but extend to tennis courts; bowling greens and croquet lawn plus sp...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 11.9 miles from Ardleigh
  10. Picnic field at Long Melford Country Park

    Long Melford Country Park

    Long Melford

    National ParksNational 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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 15.1 miles from Ardleigh
  11. Lake at Gosfield Lake Resort in Halstead

    Gosfield Lake Resort

    Halstead

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Gosfield Lake Resort is a private family run leisure park, set in the heart of rural Essex, close to Constable Country and right on the Essex Way. Th...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 17.1 miles from Ardleigh
  12. Bench at Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens

    Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens

    Braintree

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens has 5 acres of formal public gardens incorporating some 250 trees so it's a lovely green space for a family outi...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 18.7 miles from Ardleigh
  13. Family on splash pad at Promenade Park in Maldon

    Promenade Park

    Maldon

    National ParksNational 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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 18.8 miles from Ardleigh
  14. Girl on swing in playground at Great Notley Discovery Centre and Park in Braintree

    Great Notley Discovery Centre and Park

    Braintree

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Finding something that’s fun for teenagers as well as toddlers can be a real challenge! More often than not, you’re pleasing one at the expense of th...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 20.5 miles from Ardleigh
  15. Outside view of Blake House Craft Centre in Braintree

    Blake House Craft Centre

    Braintree

    Arts and CraftsArts and Crafts

    There's plenty to do at Blake House Craft Centre starting with an excellent 9 hole miniature golf course with kid friendly features including fun ram...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 22.1 miles from Ardleigh
  16. Walking trail at Brook End Gardens in Chelmsford

    Brook End Gardens

    Chelmsford

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    The Green Flag Awarded Brook End Gardens is a simple but pleasing community greenspace ideal for wending away summer afternoons with the kids. There'...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 23.9 miles from Ardleigh
  17. People at East Town Park Countryside Centre in Haverhill

    East Town Park Countryside Centre

    Haverhill

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks 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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 25 miles from Ardleigh
  18. Kids cycling at Baddow Hall Park in Celmsford

    Baddow Hall Park

    Chelmsford

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    The highlight of Baddow Hall Park is the new BMX track, with circular run and varying grades of slope and slalom, it's great for kids who love biking...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 25.1 miles from Ardleigh
  19. Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park

    Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park

    South Woodham Ferrers

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Cute critters, action-packed activities, magic shows and more? Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park really pulls out all the stops, so make sure you brin...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 25.5 miles from Ardleigh
  20. Family watching Tour De France at Admirals Park in Chelmsford

    Admirals Park

    Chelmsford

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Admirals Park is linked with Tower Gardens and the adjoining West Park, covering an area of approximately 30 hectares and a wonderfully disparate var...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 26.1 miles from Ardleigh

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