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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Brighton

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Brighton in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 102 Brighton 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

Water spout at Kings Road Playground in Brighton

Kings Road Playground

  • Brighton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

King's Road playground is beautifully located right on the seafront so oodles of natural sand to get stuck into with a great selection of sturdy clim...

Preston Park Brighton

Preston Park

  • Brighton
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Boasting one of Preston's largest adventure playgrounds, Preston Park is also the largest urban park in the city so however sunny it is there's room...

Flowers at Hove Park

Hove Park

  • Hove
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Hove Park , located within Goldstone Crescent and covering almost 40 acres, is a popular location for families, dog walkers, and runners. It is open...

River at Woods Mill Nature Reserve in Henfield

Woods Mill Nature Reserve

  • Henfield
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Woods Mill Nature Reserve is an excellent place to take the kids for a walk through mixed habitats plus visit the Sussex Wildlife Trust environmental...

Man walking dog at Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve in Burgess Hill

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...

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...

Outside view of Michelham Priory and Gardens in Hailsham

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...

Lake at Southwater Country Park in Horsham

Southwater Country Park

  • Horsham
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Southwater Country Park offers 90 acres (36 ha) of level surfaced paths which provide an easy-going lakeside walk plus a selection of outdoor activit...

Boy feeding rabbit at Knockhatch Adventure Park in Hailsham

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...

People walking at Mewsbrooke Park in Rustington

Mewsbrooke Park

  • Rustington
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Mewsbrooke Park has recently celebrated 9 years of Green Flag Awards which is amazing: well done guys! Highlights include the charming miniature rail...

Autumn at Wakehurst Gardens in Ardingly

Wakehurst

  • Ardingly
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Little explorers will love exploring the beautiful Wakehurst Gardens in West Sussex, and with over 500 acres of gardens, woodland and even a nature r...

Outdoor pool at Arundel Lido

Arundel Lido

  • Arundel
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Arundel Lido offers a 25m main outdoor pool, 5m splash pool with easy entry steps and link to main pool plus large separate children's paddling pool,...

Girls with fishing nets at Arundel Wetland Centre

Arundel Wetland Centre

  • Arundel
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Arundel Wetland Centre is surrounded by ancient woodlands, deep in the Sussex Downs, overlooked by Arundel Castle, a series of naturalised lakes, pon...

Family warming food at Wilderness Wood in Uckfield

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...

Lake at Shinewater Park in Eastbourne

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...

Lake at Tilgate Park in Crawley

Tilgate Park

  • Crawley
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Tilgate Park is a lot more than a slide and a singular swing set. This outdoor expanse of lakes, lawns and gardens is also home to miles of woodland...

Kids queue for indoor tuck shop at Creasys Drive Adventure Playground in Crawley

Creasys Drive Adventure Playground

  • Crawley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Creasys Drive Adventure Playground is a free to use public access facility with a Jungle theme, offering indoor and outdoor ranges of fun physical pl...

Entrance to Treasure Island Eastbourne

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...

Water park at Fort Fun in Eastbourne

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...

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...

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