Best Parks and Playgrounds In East Sussex

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in East Sussex in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 114 East Sussex 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.

Find your perfect day out

Knockhatch Adventure Park

  • Hailsham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Do your youngsters love farmyard animals? Then Knockhatch Adventure Park is the ideal day out for them! Go visit your favourite animal then go wild i...

Michelham Priory and Gardens

  • Hailsham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Michelham Priory is a historic house, gardens and working watermill dating back to Medieval times. Explore the house with its hands-on activities and...

Wilderness Wood

  • Uckfield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Wilderness Wood is a unique family-run working woodland park in the beautiful hills of the Sussex High Weald. Explore a network of trails around thei...

Shinewater Park

  • Eastbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Shinewater Park is open throughout the year and free to visit, with plenty to do and see, making it a great place to take the kids with differing del...

Princes Park

  • Eastbourne
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Princes Park holds several differing elements that will delight the kids but it's still worth taking a few old favourites along too, be they bat and...

Fort Fun2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Eastbourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Water Parks

Fort Fun is Eastbourne’s best family fun adventure park with lots to do both indoor and outdoor! The park has plenty to channel the energy of the lit...

1066 Battle of Hastings Abbey

  • Battle
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Battle Abbey offers a memorable family day out in Sussex and an exciting way to discover more about the most famous date in English history, as it is...

Broad Oak Park

  • Bexhill
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Broad Oak Park is ideal for leisurely walks with a countryside feel. Linking to Little Common Recreation Ground, the site also offers swings and a tr...

Treasure Island Eastbourne

  • Eastbourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Treasure Island is a complex of pirate-y goodness for all weather conditions. Buccaneers' Indoor Adventure is a huge multi level indoor soft play are...

Egerton Park

  • Bexhill
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Egerton Park is located within a few minutes' walk of Bexhill's seafront and town centre. It offers something for everyone from leisurely walks aroun...

Wakehurst

  • Ardingly
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Get ready for jokes, plants and pranks this Easter with Dennis, Gnasher, and al their friends from Beano! Little explorers will love exploring the be...

Bewl Water

  • Lamberhurst
  • Outdoor
  • Water Sports

Bewl Water is the largest inland water in the southeast. With a perimeter of 17 miles, the reservoir lies in a gentle valley within the High Weald Ar...

Groombridge Enchanted Forest3.75 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Discover a world of mystery deep amongst the trees at Groombridge Enchanted Forest. It’s home to imagination, nature and one adorable Zedonk! Journey...

Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Goudhurst
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Looking for a stunning place to enjoy a day out in nature? Pick from 3 walking and 3 cycling trails and discover the best bits of the 2000-acre Bedge...

Grosvenor Park

  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The large and popular Grosvenor Park is the town's oldest public park and still contains some original historic features, such as the lake and grotto...

The Hop Farm Family Park3.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Paddock Wood
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Based around the world’s largest oats village and once a lively farm producing hops is The Hop Farm Family Park, now packed full of attractions for c...

Alexandra Park

  • Hastings
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Alexandra Park is well known for its diverse and abundant wildlife, especially at the Northern end, known as 'Old Roar Gill' which is now a Local Nat...

Victoria Park Splashpad

  • Haywards Heath
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The pretty new Victoria Park Splashpad uses a mixture of raised troughs and sunken rills to make sure the fun is always flowing and with buttons to s...

Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Burgess Hill
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve is the winner of 4 consecutive Green Flag Awards and a great place to take the family for a natural day out in the coun...

Deers Leap Bikes

  • East Grinstead
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Deers Leap Park has 240 acres of dedicated mountain bike tracks of every grade from family-friendly trails to single track and north shore in the woo...

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