Best Parks and Playgrounds In Higher End, Greater Manchester

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Higher End in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 97 Higher End 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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Haigh Woodland Park

  • Wigan
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Taking its name from the Anglo Saxon era, Haigh Woodland Park is anything but ancient with high ropes courses, crazy golf and professional pigs! Dare...

Party and Play Funhouse

  • Bolton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Who's excited to wiz down the zip-line at the largest children's soft play centre in Bolton? With both an indoor and outdoor play area, Party and Pla...

Croxteth Hall and County Park

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Children and adults will enjoy the sights and sounds of country life at the Croxteth Hall and County Park! Get close to all the animals (cows, pigs,...

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...

Court Hey Park

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Court Hey Park Court Hey Park is popular with local walkers and families who can access the bowling green and cricket wicket (both with active local...

Hough Green Park

  • Widnes
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Hough Green Park in Widnes is an attractive and accessible Green Flag awarded park with junior and infant playgrounds, a large open area, tennis cour...

Worden Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Leyland
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Worden Park playground is by far the largest in Leyland and has a cool 22 pieces of equipment for toddlers (ages 2 to 6) including swings, climbing f...

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...

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...

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...

Phoenix Park Runcorn

  • Runcorn
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Phoenix Park is a Green Flag awarded public space, free to use, which which offers much to do for all ages... For active kids there is a climbing bou...

Sefton Park

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Sefton Park has a good size children's play area which features swings, a decent slide, cool climbing frames, a round about, spring mobile ride on an...

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...

Churchtown Botanic Gardens5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Southport
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Churchtown Botanic Gardens These Gardens, located in scenic little Churchtown, have regulalry achieved a Green Flag Award for its excellence as a par...

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...

Apple Jack's Adventure Farm

  • Warrington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Apple Jack is a generous fella and always up for laugh, so expect zip wires, quad karts, bouncy castles and loads more fun at Apple Jack's Adventure...

Otterspool Park1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Otterspool Park is a lovely and relaxing spot to chill out and have a picnic and take in the views of the parkland and across the Mersey towards Wale...

Otterspool Adventure Centre

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Located on the beautiful South Liverpool Otterspool Promenade, Otterspool Adventure is a great-value-for-money attraction where your kids can enjoy u...

Hesketh Park4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Southport
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Hesketh Park is only a short walk away from Southport city centre, has had over £3 million pounds spent on it and it is free to visit, brilliant. Eve...

Withy Grove Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Preston
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Withy Grove Park playground is one of the largest free facilities of its type in the North West being the borough's flagship effort and has been desi...

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