Best Parks and Playgrounds In Charlestown, Greater Manchester

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Charlestown in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 131 Charlestown 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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Heaton Park

  • Prestwich
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Heaton Park is the ‘biggest and best’ park in the North West! Over 640 acres of parkland, it features a children’s play area, an animal centre, a boa...

Tandle Hill Country Park

  • Royton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Tandle Hill Country Park awaits you and your family for an outdoor adventure. With 48 hectares of parkland, there’s plenty of outdoor space to run, h...

Springfield Park Model Railway

  • Rochdale
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Are you a family full of train lovers? Do the kids own an impressive collection of wooden and plastic trains? Then head on down to Springfield Park M...

Blackleach Country Park

  • Walkden
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Blackleach Country Park is a recipient of the prestigious Green Flag award. Roam Salford's countryside and explore the wildlife it has to offer, or t...

Moses Gate Country Park3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bolton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Moses Gate Country Park is a large Country Park and nature reserve with miles of scenic woodland and waterside walks, plus nature trails, and horse a...

City Airport & Heliport

  • Manchester
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Take a front row and watch as planes take off and land at City Airport & Heliport in Salford. This is the perfect attraction for plane-lovers of...

Abbotsfield Park Miniature Railway3.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Urmston
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Also known locally as 'Chassen Park', Abbotsfield Park is especially worth visiting on a Sunday when the Urmston and District Railway Society operate...

Wythenshawe Park

  • Wythenshawe
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Wythenshawe Park is full of activities and features to keep your family happy for a full day out! In the Horticultural Centre there are glorious rang...

Wythenshawe Park Farm3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Wythenshawe
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Just a hop, skip and a jump from the children’s play area next door is Wythenshawe Park Farm. This working, countryside, community farm gives childre...

Etherow Country Park

  • Stockport
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Etherow Country Park is a wonderful place to go for a day out surrounded by beautiful scenery, multiple lakes and walkways. Birdwatchers will find pl...

Bruntwood Park

  • Cheadle
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bruntwood Park is a large park consisting of ornamental gardens, ponds, waterways, wetland, mature woodland and hay meadows. There are loads of recre...

Bramhall Park

  • Stockport
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bramhall Park is a large scenic park in the grounds of Bramall Hall. The park consists of magnificent landscaped grounds, woodland and trails. A stre...

The Garden House Marple3.6666666666666665 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Marple
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Home to ponies, pygmy goats, alpacas and lots more adorable animals, The Garden House in Marple is a lovely urban farm to visit with your kids. It’s...

Queens Park

  • Bolton
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Queens Park If you are looking for a traditional town park, look no further. You can enjoy the parks pretty ornamental garden areas, or sit back and...

The Beech Tree Pub

  • Stockport
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Yummy food, lots of family friendly offers and a warm welcome. The Beech Tree Pub is a great choice for lazy Sundays and evenings out. This pub is fa...

Manor Park

  • Glossop
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Manor Park is a popular Glossop park ideal for day trips with the kids, offering a large and well equipped children's play area plus a miniature rail...

Moss Bank Park4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bolton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

All parents know first-hand how stressful it can be keeping your kids entertained on a tight budget. Thankfully, places like Moss Bank Park exist. Ad...

Bents Indoor Beach and Adventure Play

  • Warrington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Go head to head with the rest of the group on the Jurassic Park mini golf course and see who can make the biggest sandcastle down at the beach! Bent...

The Whitaker

  • Rawtenstall
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Set in a stunning park area in the heart of Rossendale Valley, The Whitaker (previously Rossendale Museum & Art Gallery) is a local Lancashire ge...

The Carrs Park

  • Wilmslow
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Carrs Park is a popular park following the Bollin River with a circular walk of around a mile, plenty of paddling opportunities and a well equipp...

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