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

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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Kent

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Kent in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 132 Kent 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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Victoria Park Ashford

Victoria Park Ashford

  • Ashford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Fancy a walk in the park, or a cycling session with the kids? Ashford’s Victoria Park is the perfect place for a peaceful stroll. There are lots of o...

Mote Park

Mote Park

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

How about a day at the park? Head out to Mote Park and get active with the kids - go cycling, play a game of football, or simply enjoy a peaceful wal...

The Hop Farm Family Park

The Hop Farm Family Park4 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...

Clare Park

  • Maidstone
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Clare Park is Maidstone's first Green Flag awarded green space and with good reason: there are well landscaped swathes and mature scenic woodland wit...

Boys race pigs at Rare Breeds Centre in Ashford

Rare Breeds Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Ashford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

It’s all about the animals at the Rare Breeds Centre, where you get the chance to meet creepy crawlies, birds of prey and much, much more! Set in 100...

View from Bluebell Hill Picnic Site in Rochester

Bluebell Hill Picnic Site

  • Rochester
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bluebell Hill Picnic Site, tucked inside the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, forms part of the 10km stretch of chalk escarpment betwee...

Bluebells at Druidstone Park in Canterbury

Druidstone Park3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Canterbury
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Druidstone Park is a haven of tranquillity with a little sprinkle of magic. A delicious combination of farm animals, woodland and idyllic open spaces...

People sailing at Bartons Point Coastal Park in Sheerness

Bartons Point Coastal Park

  • Sheerness
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The stunning Bartons Point Coastal Park is located on the edge of Sheerness with large grass areas for walking and recreation. The lake features crab...

Monument on mound at Dane John Gardens in Canterbury

Dane John Gardens

  • Canterbury
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Dane John Gardens At other points in time, the peaceful seeming Dane John Gardens has been a thriving Roman Cemetery (even more peaceful?) and an 11t...

Boy rock climbing at Arethusa Climbing Centre in Rochester

Arethusa Climbing Centre

  • Rochester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Climbing

Arethusa Climbing Centre has been cleverly designed with routes for beginners that will get them familiar with climbing techniques and more demanding...

Bridge at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest in Goudhurst

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...

Walking path at Brockhill Country Park in Hythe

Brockhill Country Park

  • Hythe
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Highlights at the lovely Brockhill Country Park indubitably include feeding ducks at the lake, having a crack the new adventure playground and spotti...

Playground at Memorial Park in Herne Bay

Herne Bay Memorial Park

  • Herne Bay
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Memorial Park's new play equipment in 2015 allows children and young people to enjoy more than ever a range of activities such as balancing, climbing...

Two kids doing an activity at Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail

Jeskyns Community Woodlands

  • Cobham
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Explore Jeskyns Community Woodlands on foot, cycle or on horseback, and travel across almost 16km of trails. The kids will have plenty of natural pla...

Kids on wooden boat at Bewl Water in Lamberhurst

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...

View from Peene Quarry Picnic Site

Peene Quarry Picnic Site

  • Peene
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Peene Quarry Picnic Site is waiting to host your family adventure! Get the hiking boots on and pack the kit bag well because there's nothing and nobo...

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...

Pathway at Lower Leas Coastal Park in Folkestone

Lower Leas Coastal Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Folkestone
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

There is a great range of terrains and landscaping to explore at Lower Leas Coastal Park, with it being separated into The Wild Zone, The Fun Zone an...

Lake at Haysden Country Park in Tonbridge

Haysden Country Park

  • Tonbridge
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

At Haysden Country Park there are a wide variety of things to do, including walking, a children's play area, nature study, volunteering and a number...

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...

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