COVID-19 Update

Find the latest attraction reopening dates on our blog, or join our Facebook Group!

Best Parks and Playgrounds In London, Greater 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 184 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.

Find your perfect day out

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...



Outdoor Lockdown Ideas:

Get out of the house safely this lockdown, with our guide to outdoor activites and places you can visit

Read now


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...

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...

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

  • 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

things-to-do redesign