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

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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Barnston

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Barnston in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 143 Barnston 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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Outside view of Blake House Craft Centre in Braintree

Blake House Craft Centre

  • Braintree
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Arts 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...

Girl on swing in playground at Great Notley Discovery Centre and Park in Braintree

Great Notley Discovery Centre and Park

  • Braintree
  • Outdoor
  • Parks 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...

Bench at Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens

Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens

  • Braintree
  • Outdoor
  • Parks 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...

Family watching Tour De France at Admirals Park in Chelmsford

Admirals Park

  • Chelmsford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks 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...

Walking trail at Brook End Gardens in Chelmsford

Brook End Gardens

  • Chelmsford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks 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'...

Mushrooms at Hylands House and Park in Chelmsford

Hylands House and Park

  • Chelmsford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Hylands House and Park has plenty for the family to enjoy, with 574 acres of parkland, including recreational ancient woodland, grassland, lakes, pon...

Lake at Gosfield Lake Resort in Halstead

Gosfield Lake Resort

  • Halstead
  • Outdoor
  • Parks 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...

Outdoor play area at Adventure Island Play Barn in Sawbridgeworth

The Play Barn

  • Sawbridgeworth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Take a turn off the beaten track and visit The Play Barn in Hertfordshire. Bring your little ones to a soft play centre that’ll have your tiny-toddle...

Kids cycling at Baddow Hall Park in Celmsford

Baddow Hall Park

  • Chelmsford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks 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...

Monument at The Gibberd Garden in Harlow

The Gibberd Garden

  • Harlow
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

At The Gibberd Garden the softly designed glades, pools, lawns and alleys provide settings for some eighty varying sculptures, large ceramic pots and...

People playing cricket at Chelmer Park in Chelmsford

Chelmer Park

  • Chelmsford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Chelmer Park offers a generously sized adventure play area at it's heart with loads of play equipment for 3 to 12 year olds and outdoor gym equipment...

Apple Day event at Harlow Town Park

Harlow Town Park

  • Harlow
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The 164 acre park is a lovely place to visit in any season. There are attractive scenic landscapes, river walks and views, plus the paddling pool (op...

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...

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...

Clearings at Parndon Wood Nature Reserve in Harlow

Parndon Wood Nature Reserve

  • Harlow
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Recorded as a woodland for at least 900 years, the Parndon Wood Nature Reserve is a haven for flora, fungi, birds, minibeasts, small mammals and deer...

Mr Toad sculpture on the Wind in the Willows trail

The Wind in The Willows Sculpture Trail

  • Billericay
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

If your kids love The Wind in the Willows, take them to Hanningfield Reservoir and bring their favourite story to life with the Wind in the Willows s...

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...

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...

Sunset at Weald Country Park in Brentwood

Weald Country Park

  • Brentwood
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Weald Country Park offers an idyllic day out alongside nature, and although there are no physical play facilities there are still plenty of things to...

Stream at King Georges Playing Fields in Brentwood

King Georges Playing Fields

  • Brentwood
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Amongst other things the under-titled King Georges Playing Fields features a really unique garden designed for the blind, with many specially selecte...

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