20 Best Parks and Playgrounds In Down Street Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Down Street

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Down Street in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 144 Down Street 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

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...

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...

Autumn at Wakehurst Gardens in Ardingly

Wakehurst

  • Ardingly
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Wakehurst  are perfect for little explorers who are fascinated by the natural world. There's so much to do here that's just for kids! Pick up a...

Bike at Deers Leap Bikes in East Grinstead

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...

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...

Outside view of house at Groombridge Enchanted Forest in Tunbridge Wells

Groombridge Enchanted Forest4 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...

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...

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...

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...

Waterlea Adventure Playground

  • Crawley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Waterlea Adventure Playground with an Adventure Cove theme offers indoor and outdoor facilities, parents seating, picnic area, refreshments, sports,...

Godstone Farm

Godstone Farm4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Godstone
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Raise your hands, hooves or paws if you’re up for a day of animal antics at Godstone Farm! Playing indoor and out, with animals large and small, ther...

Owl at The British Wildlife Centre in Lingfield

British Wildlife Centre

  • Lingfield
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

The British Wildlife Centre was established to educate people about the beauty and wonder of Britain's own native wildlife in the hope that they will...

Outside view of Hever Castle and Gardens

Hever Castle & Gardens

  • Hever
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Hever Castle is a delight to explore with your little ones. Come on a trip to a historic castle and gardens that was built all the way back in 1270....

Outside view of Penshurst Place and Gardens in Tonbridge

Penshurst Place and Gardens

  • Tonbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Penshurst Place and Gardens have something to offer all the family with the lively recreation of interesting historic events, staff led craft activit...

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...

Adventure playground at Grosvenor Park in Tunbridge Wells

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...

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...

Cherry Lane Adventure Playground

  • Crawley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Cherry Lane Adventure Playground with a Wild West Town theme offers indoor and outdoor facilities, parents seating, picnic area, refreshments, sports...

Millpond Adventure Playground

  • Crawley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Millpond Adventure Playground is an extensive but free to use public playspace with a Castle theme, offering indoor and outdoor facilities, parents'...

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...

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