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

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Best Parks and Playgrounds In London

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in London in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 183 London 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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Lake at St James Park in London

St James Park

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

St James Park is London's oldest Royal Park and is surrounded by three palaces. St James Park provides fantastic green routes in London, taking cycli...

Boy in soft parachute at Corams Fields in Bloomsbury

Corams Fields

  • Bloomsbury
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

At Coram Fields kids rule the roost with a ‘no adult can enter without a child’ rule. That means everything is designed with your little wildlings in...

Riverside walk way at Hyde Park in London

Hyde Park

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Hyde Park is one of London's finest landscapes and covers over 350 acres within which are numerous family suitable entertainments! The 110 yard Serpe...

Garden at The Regents Park

The Regents Park and Primrose Hill

  • Regents Park
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Regent's Park is one of the Royal Parks, offering large open spaces for outdoor exploration and family games. Head to the top of Primrose Hill fo...

Kids in sprinklers at Granary Square Water Feature in Kings Cross

Granary Square Water Feature

  • Kings Cross
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Granary Square Water Feature is London's newest square blends together the historic elements of the barge canal which forms its centre with an ultra...

Italian Gardens at Kensington Gardens

Kensington Gardens

  • Kensington
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Make the most of the good weather and spend a day at Kensington Gardens, one of London’s famous 8 Royal Parks. Once part of Hyde Park, these stunning...

Playground at Barnard Park Adventure Playground in Islington

Barnard Park Adventure Playground

  • Islington
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Barnard Park stretches a decent 9 acres across the west of the borough and boasts flagship play and sports facilities ideal for keeping the kids ente...

Meerkat at Battersea Park Childrens Zoo

Battersea Park Children's Zoo4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Battersea
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Pint-sized animals for pint-sized kids makes Battersea Park Children’s Zoo the perfect miniature afternoon out. Get up close and cuddly with otters,...

Carved tree at Princess Diana Memorial Playground in Kensington

Princess Diana Memorial Playground

  • Kensington
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

What better way to honour the late Princess Diana than with a Memorial Playground for children? A legacy of love and play awaits you on the huge wood...

Boy on pedal go-kart at Oasis Go Kart Track in Stockwell

Oasis Right Track Project

  • Stockwell
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Oasis Go Kart Track now offer motorised karting activities along side the current pedal karting sessions to provide opportunities for older children...

The Kyoto Garden at Holland Park Adventure Playground

Holland Park

  • Holland Park
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

This great adventure playground in Holland Park has swings, aerial runway, mini climbing wall, climbing frames: the whole kit and caboodle! Next to t...

Kensington Memorial Park

  • Kensington
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Kensington Memorial Park offers many recreational activities including pleasant formal areas, a children's playground, tennis, football and junior cr...

Hampstead Heath pond

Hampstead Heath

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Escape the hustle and bustle of London at Hampstead Heath! It’s a wonderful, spacious park perfect for cycling, jogging and long family walks (dogs a...

Entrance to Finsbury Park in London

Finsbury Park

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Today Finsbury Park is looking better than ever, after undergoing £5million Heritage Lottery Green Flag Awarded every year 2007 to 2014 and on track...

Deer at Clissold Park in Hackney

Clissold Park

  • Hackney
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

One of Hackneys best loved traditional river parks, with a rich history, this former country house estate, Clissold Park, was first opened to the pub...

Monument at Victoria Park Tower Hamlets

Victoria Park Tower Hamlets

  • Tower Hamlets
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Victoria Park at 86.18 hectares of open space, is the largest park in Tower Hamlets, and is a very popular location for everyone, with over 12 millio...

Plants and river at Bishops Park in Hammersmith

Bishops Park

  • Hammersmith
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bishops Park boasts an urban beach unique to London park, alongside seasonal splash pad with interactive water play features. There are also numerous...

Riverside at Ravenscourt Park in London

Ravenscourt Park

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Ravenscourt Park is a 13 acre open public space with numerous family friendly features from casual sports facilities to playgrounds with oodles of we...

Fox at Woodberry Wetlands in Stoke Newington

Woodberry Wetlands

  • Stoke Newington
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Woodberry Wetlands is a haven for wildlife and people, created at the Stoke Newington East Reservoir in Hackney. It is 17 hectares of reed-fringed po...

Magnolia trees at Golders Hill Park in London

Golders Hill Park

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Its main characteristic is an expanse of grass, but it also has a formal flower garden next to a duck pond with a small humpback bridge, butterfly ho...

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