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

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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Cardiff

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Cardiff in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 81 Cardiff 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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Girls playing on playground at Parc in Cardiff

Parc

  • Cardiff
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Come have a wild time whatever the weather at Parcs indoor and outdoor play extravaganza! Let your little ones run off and be a princess or princess...

Men in costumes at Cosmeston Lakes Country Park & Medieval Village in Penarth

Cosmeston Lakes Country Park & Medieval Village

  • Penarth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The country park has a variety of habitats covering over 100 hectares of land and water, with some areas designated a Site of Special Scientific Inte...

Viaduct at Porthkerry Country Park in Barry

Porthkerry Country Park

  • Barry
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

At Porthkerry Country Park you can't get better than this for a really well rounded family day trip: 220 acres of eminently explorable woodland and m...

Outside picnic area at Three Horseshoes in Barry

Three Horseshoes

  • Barry
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Three Horseshoes is a family friendly restaurant with a great healthy kids' menu and featuring a multi level indoor adventure play area with load...

Tredegar House

Tredegar House

  • Newport
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Introduce your kids to history through games at Tredegar House. Let imaginations run wild - create your own stories with shadow puppets and dress up...

Landscape of Ynysangharad War Memorial Park in Pontypridd

Ynysangharad War Memorial Park

  • Pontypridd
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

There is always something going on in Ynysangharad War Memorial Park and even when there isn't, there are loads of ways to make your own fun at the b...

Cafe at Cwmcarn Forest in Caerphilly

Cwmcarn Forest

  • Caerphilly
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Cwmcarn Forest offers a decent range of activities and events for all the family, including children's explorer trail, fishing, mountain biking and w...

Barry Sidings Countryside Park

  • Trehafod
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Get ready for some outdoor fun, on two feet or two wheels, at Barry Sidings Countryside Park! The stunning venue near Trehafod and is packed with tra...

Families at Water Adventure Play Park in Weston Super Mare

Water Adventure Play Park

  • Weston-Super-Mare
  • Outdoor
  • Water Parks

There’s more to a trip to the seaside than the beach at Weston-Super-Mark thanks to the Water Adventure Play Park. This seasonal splash pad has fount...

Toddler soft play area at Cheeky Monkeys Cwmbran

Cheeky Monkeys Cwmbran

  • Cwmbran
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Cheeky Monkeys Cwmbran Ltd Cheeky Monkeys offers structured and unstructured play in a safe and stimulating environment ,with separate play areas for...

Baby playing at Warren Farm Holiday Centre in Burnham-on-Sea

Warren Farm Holiday Centre

  • Burnham-on-Sea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Zoom on down a zip wire at Warren Farm Holiday Centre and find yourself at a farm overflowing with fun. Go say hello to the of the adorable animals a...

Picnic tables at Pen-y-fan Pond in Caerphilly

Pen-y-fan Pond

  • Caerphilly
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Pen-y-fan Pond is one of the last remaining canal feeder reservoirs in Wales. This popular summertime family destination offers safe, flat, open spac...

Entertainment for kids at Puxton Park in Weston Super Mare

Puxton Park

  • Weston-Super-Mare
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

From aerial climbing to the fast and furious slides, there is something for everyone including an indoor adventure play zone with loads of fun featur...

Kids playing on adventure playground at Court Farm Country Park in Weston Super Mare

Court Farm Country Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Weston-Super-Mare
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Court Farm Country Park is Somerset’s top, award winning farm attractions. Kids can meet some of their favourite animals or ride a tractor around the...

Walking trail at Pontypool Park

Pontypool Park

  • Pontypool
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Pontypool Park is locally known as the Peoples Park, covering some 64 hectares with Italian Gardens, Britain's only double chamber Ice House, Folly T...

Boathouse on Portishead Lake Grounds in Bristol

Portishead Lake Grounds

  • Portishead
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Portishead Lake Grounds area is a beautiful spot to relax with the family. Built around an artificial lake and running alongside the esplanade, t...

Camp fire at Bryngarw Country Park in Bridgend

Bryngarw Country Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bridgend
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bryngarw Country Park has oodles of woodland to explore, loads of grassland offering space to play family games, formal gardens for a floral aunter a...

Outside view of Parc Slip Nature Reserve in Bridgend

Parc Slip Nature Reserve4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bridgend
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Parc Slip Nature Reserve is a beautiful 300 acre wildlife site which has been restored from a previous open cast coal mine. The reserve has many path...

Outside view of Tyntesfield in Bristol

Tyntesfield

  • Bristol
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Tyntesfield is a Spectacular Victorian Gothic Revival house amidst eminently explorable landscaped gardens and spacious parkland. The visitor centre...

View from Dare Valley Country Park in Aberdare

Dare Valley Country Park

  • Aberdare
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Dare to do something different this weekend at Dare Valley Country Park. 500 acres of pond dipping, willow weaving, magicians and more make this a we...

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