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

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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Bells Close

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Bells Close in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 47 Bells Close 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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Lake at Exhibition Park in Newcastle upon Tyne

Exhibition Park

  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

During your visit to Exhibition Park play the role of royalty on the croquet lawns or let loose with a round of crazy golf. Families can team up and...

Palladian chapel at Gibside in Gateshead

Gibside

  • Gateshead
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Gibside is an 18 th century landscape garden that’s a haven of adventure and activity. The wooden fortress at The Strawberry Castle Adventure Play Ar...

Pond at Saltwell Park in Gateshead

Saltwell Park

  • Gateshead
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Saltwell Park is one of Britain’s finest examples of a Victorian park. There’s so much going on that you’ll find an activity for every member of the...

Sprig in Riverside Park in Chester-le-Street

Riverside Park Chester-le-Street4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Chester-le-Street
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Splash around, run wild or just relax; there’s something for everyone at Riverside park! Children of all ages can enjoy 5,000 square metres of play a...

Chickens at Broom House Farm and Forest in Durham

Broom House Farm and Forest Adventure 3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Durham
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Perched at 750 ft. with fantastic views over the countryside Broom House Farm and Forest is the perfect destination for some farmyard fun. The livest...

Little boy feeding deer

Whitehouse Farm Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Morpeth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Whitehouse Farm Centre is Northumberland’s largest family run farm. Spend your day playing with and feeding a variety of animals, including cows, pon...

Walking path at Belsay Hall Castle and Gardens in Newcastle upon Tyne

Belsay Hall Castle and Gardens

  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens is like a great big adventure playground. Bring along the kids to explore a fine medieval castle, a Greek Revival vil...

Welcome sign to Herrington Country Park in Sunderland

Herrington Country Park

  • Sunderland
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Home to an array of outdoor events, Herrington Country Park offers walks, cycle trails, environmental sculptures and much more. The park also feature...

Allensford Country Park3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Consett
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Allensford Country Park ticks all the boxes for a simple family day out: children's adventure playground with a range of cool equipment? Check. Picni...

Cycle lane at Ridley Park in Blyth

Ridley Park

  • Blyth
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Days out with the family don’t have to break the bank! At Ridley Park, you can enjoy gardens, woodland, walks and water all for free! Saddle your chi...

Families on tractor ride at Down at the Farm in Houghton Le Spring

Down at the Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Houghton-le-Spring
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Down at the Farm aims to bring the countryside and education together, sprinkled with a little bit of fun. This working farm was established back in...

Walking path at Carlisle Park in Morpeth

Carlisle Park

  • Morpeth
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Carlisle Park has plenty to be enjoyed, is open every day and is free to visit. If you are feeling active, there is a paddling pool and a skate park...

Adventure Valley

Adventure Valley5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Durham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

If you’re looking for a place with endless fun and adventure for the most energetic of kids, then Adventure Valley is the place for you. There’s the...

Sheep racing at Hall Hill Playbarn in Lanchester

Hall Hill Playbarn

  • Lanchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Your kid will be as busy as a bee at Hall Hill Playbarn in County Durham. Take your family a farm park with tractor rides, handling sessions and lots...

Kids on swings at Roker Park in Sunderland

Roker Park

  • Sunderland
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Roker Park is a fantastic place to go and play or relax with the kids. There is plenty of space and lots of things for everyone to do. The park leads...

Kids touching pine tree at Durham Botanic Garden

Durham Botanic Garden

  • Durham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Durham Botanic Garden has plant collections from around the world, including China, Japan, North America, South Africa, New Zealand and Chile, as wel...

Deer at Northumberland Country Zoo in Morpeth

Northumberland Country Zoo5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Morpeth
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Fluffy friends, adorable animals and farmyard fun await you at Northumberland Country Zoo! Set in 15 acres of countryside in the heart of Northumberl...

Playground at Horden Welfare Park

Horden Welfare Park

  • Horden
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Horden Welfare Park is the village's most popular attraction for the simple pleasures of childhood but also hosts a number of rather more exciting ac...

Kids playing in Hamsterley Forest in Bishop Auckland

Hamsterley Forest

  • Bishop Auckland
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

At Hamsterley Forest, you’ll have a great day out with something for everybody of any age. There’s loads to do, including walking trail and exciting...

Huts at Druridge Bay Country Park in Morpeth

Druridge Bay Country Park

  • Morpeth
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Druridge Bay Country Park and their modern Visitors' Centre boast 3.5 miles of beautiful beach and sand dunes, plus a freshwater Lake surrounded by w...

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