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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Bishops Stortford in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 162 Bishops Stortford 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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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Lee Valley Regional Park

  • Broxbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Whatever the kind of day out you're looking for, Lee Valley Regional Park has something for everyone, with 10,000 acres to explore and a whole host o...



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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...

River Lee Counrty Park

  • Cheshunt
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Take a deep breath in of the lovely fresh air at River Lee Country Park in Hertfordshire, a great place to spend a day with the little ones where the...

Waltham Abbey Gardens

  • Waltham Abbey
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Waltham Abbey Gardens is a truly magical and award winning site steeped in history and set in the grounds of the old Abbey, founded by King Henry II...

Royal Gunpowder Mills

  • Waltham Abbey
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Immerse the children in fun exploration of science, history and nature at theRoyal Gunpowder Mills. Set in 170 acres of beautiful, unique landscape,...

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'...

Epping Forest and Visitor Centre

  • Epping
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Epping Forest is, at 6,000 acres, the largest public open space in the London area and stretches a massive 12 miles from Manor Park in East London to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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