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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Outside view of Montacute House

Montacute House

  • Montacute
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Montacute House was built at the end of the 16th century and is considered to be one of the most beautiful Elizabethan houses in England. Whether the...

Someone taking a photo of a girl at Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail

Westonbirt The National Arboretum

  • Tetbury
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum is a unique place, as it holds a stunning collection of 15,000 tree specimens, including 142 champions. You’ll hav...

Person on high rope course at Brokerswood Country Park in Westbury

Brokerswood Country Park

  • Westbury
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Brokerswood Country Park has lots to do and see and is suitable for all ages. There are several adventure playgrounds for the kids, plus beautiful wo...

Sign at The Waterworks Museum in Hereford

The Waterworks Museum

  • Hereford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Waterworks Museum is based in a Victorian pumping station that served Hereford for 120 years, and tells the story of drinking water throughout th...

Walking trail at The Herefordshire Trail in Hereford

The Herefordshire Trail

  • Hereford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The Herefordshire Trail is great for families into orienteering and map reading as well as the hiker types, being basically is a long distance path t...

Building at Llyn Llech Owain Country Park in Llanelli

Llyn Llech Owain Country Park3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Llanelli
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Llyn Llech Owain Country Park is a 158-acre expanse of woods and lakeland near Cross Hands with nature trails, an adventure area including a cool woo...

Wood butterfly in Haugh Woods Butterfly Trails in Hereford

Haugh Woods Butterfly Trails

  • Hereford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Haugh Woods Butterfly Trails are 2 trails through the ancient Haugh Woods, that have been set up by the Forestry England and Butterfly Conservation t...

Hunters Lodge Inn

Hunters Lodge Inn

  • Wincanton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Looking for a family escape in beautiful Somerset? The Hunters Lodge Inn has everything you need for a memorable visit - large adventure playground,...

Lake at Stourhead in Stourton

Stourhead

  • Stourton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The jewel in the Stourhead crown has to be the world-famous 18th-century landscape garden. A magnificent lake shimmering with reflections of classica...

Adventure playground at Bicclescombe Park in Ilfracombe

Bicclescombe Park

  • Ilfracombe
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bicclescombe Park is a traditional adventure playground which features sturdy outdoor play equipment suited in range to children between 2 and 12 yea...

Dinefwr

Dinefwr

  • Llandeilo
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Escape the hustle and bustle of modern life with a family day out at the Dinefwr estate in South Wales. Journey into the world of Welsh legends and f...

Visitors at Herefordshire Nature Trust in Tupslet

Herefordshire Nature Trust

  • Tupsley
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Herefordshire is often described as England's most rural county, with a rich mosaic landscape of small fields, ancient hedgerows and wooded hills. Fr...

Outside view of Forde Abbey House and Gardens in Chard

Forde Abbey House and Gardens

  • Chard
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Forde Abbey Historical House and Gardens is a lovely working, family estate, with a number of features that offer an enjoyable day out for all ages....

Girl playing in the mud

The Bear Trail

  • Cullompton
  • Outdoor
  • Climbing

The Bear Trail has one priority above all: get muddy! This is a lovely outdoor adventure trail which gives kids (of all ages!) a space to invent, pus...

Walking trail at Painswick Rococo Garden in Painswick

Painswick Rococo Garden

  • Painswick
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Painswick Rococo Garden The much beloved Painswick Rococo Garden was designed back in the 1740s as a rather flamboyant pleasure garden for entertaini...

Caravans at Bishops Meadow in Hereford

Bishops Meadow

  • Hereford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bishops Meadow This parkland on the banks of the River Wye right in the centre of Hereford is great for quiet recreation whatever the time of year an...

Landscape at Burrow Farm Gardens in Axminster

Burrow Farm Gardens

  • Axminster
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Burrow Farm Gardens offer almost 10 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens that have been created from scratch over the last 50 years by the owner,...

Families on tractor ride at Newbridge Farm Park in Ledbury

Newbridge Farm Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ledbury
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Newbridge Farm Park is an open space full of animals, activities and adventure play that are ideal for younger children. Kids will love coming face t...

Walking paths at Bowood House & Gardens in Calne

Bowood House & Gardens4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Calne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

The whole family can relax in 100 acres of beautiful parkland, designed by Capability Brown, offering a lake, arboretum, pinetum and cascade. Perfect...

Carving on wall at Wildwood Escot in Ottery St Mary

Wildwood Escot5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ottery St Mary
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Come learn about the native wildlife, get stuck in the crazy maze, and marvel at the magnificent Anglo-Saxon village, all set in the 220 acres of par...

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