20 Best National Parks In Carlton Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best National Parks In Carlton

We've rounded up the best national parks in Carlton in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 20 Carlton national parks to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the national parks 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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Swans at RSPB Old Moor in Barnsley

RSPB Old Moor

  • Barnsley
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

RSPB’s motto is ‘giving nature a home’, so welcome to the family abode at RSPB Old Moor! This site of natural beauty is a brilliant way to get in tou...

Field at RSPB Fairburn Ings in Castleford

RSPB Fairburn Ings

  • Castleford
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Get in touch with nature at RSPB Fairburn Ings: a glorious nature reserve in the northern countryside. Families can follow the easily accessible trai...

Huts by lake at Potteric Carr Nature Reserve in Doncaster

Potteric Carr Nature Reserve

  • Doncaster
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Potteric Carr Nature Reserve has a superb mixture of habitats and diverse wildlife to discover and enjoy with four different Nature Trails to follow,...

Sunset at Sandall Beat Wood in Doncaster

Sandall Beat Wood

  • Doncaster
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Sandall Beat Wood is one of the most popular woodlands in Doncaster, and is ideal for walks, cycling, picnics, and walking dogs, with a network of ri...

A girl playing in woodland at Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors

Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

If you love fantastic views, then you definitely don’t want to miss a trip to Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors. Create some wonderful memories...

Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

  • Edale
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Looking for an adventure to remember? Then head over to Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak, where you and your brood will get the chance to explore the...

Lake at Ogden Water Country Park in Halifax

Ogden Water Country Park

  • Halifax
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Sometimes you just need to escape the stresses and strains of everyday life, which is what you can do at Ogden Water Country Park. This local nature...

Girl finding insects at Eastern Moors in Sheffield

Eastern Moors

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

The Eastern Moors are found deep within the Peak District and are a truly stunning natural site. Whether you’re taking your kids for a runaround, wan...

Stepping stones at Hardcastle Craggs in Hebden Bridge

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  • Hebden Bridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

Hardcastle Craggs is a National Trust beauty spot of with more than 160 hectares of unspoilt woodland and riverside walking just awaiting for you to...

Hollingworth Lake view

Hollingworth Lake Country Park and Visitor Centre

  • Rochdale
  • Outdoor
  • Lakes

Fancy a day out in nature? Head off to Hollingworth Lake Country Park and enjoy the great outdoors with the kids. Soak in the stunning scenery, have...

Walking path at Daisy Nook Country Park in Oldham

Daisy Nook Country Park

  • Oldham
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Daisy Nook Country Park is set within 40 hectares of landscape with a beautiful lake, canal and woodlands. This stunning spot is great for bird watch...

Family playing dress up at Hardwick Hall

Hardwick Hall

  • Chesterfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

Head over to Hardwick Hall and explore the beautiful house from the 1500s, before stretching your legs and discovering the outside grounds. Take a ge...

Sale Water Park Lake

Sale Water Park

  • Sale
  • Outdoor
  • Lakes

How about a relaxing day out in the countryside? Take the kids to Sale Water Park and enjoy a day by the a lake. Venture into the parkland and explor...

Carsington Water

Carsington Water

  • Ashbourne
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Take your family to Carsington-Water - the 9th largest reservoir in the UK, and discover the beautiful nature around it. There are 3 cycling and 3 wa...

Two kids sat on a side of a hill at Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak

Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak

  • Ashbourne
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Breath in the fresh country air as you stroll through the beautiful IIam Park, Doverdale and the Peak District. Your little ones will love hopping ov...

Bench at Queens Park in Bolton

Queens Park

  • Bolton
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Queens Park If you are looking for a traditional town park, look no further. You can enjoy the parks pretty ornamental garden areas, or sit back and...

Lavender fields at Yorkshire Lavender in York

Yorkshire Lavender

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

Yorkshire Lavender is Yorkshire's Premier Triple Award-Winning Lavender Farm, Lavender Gardens and Specialist Plant Nursery set in a spectacular hill...

Girls under tent at The Yorkshire Arboretum in Ganthorpe

The Yorkshire Arboretum

  • Ganthorpe
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

The Yorkshire Arboretum is an ideal place for families, with a woodland playground, trails and walks. Throughout the summer, there are a range of fan...

Riverside Park Newark

  • Newark
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Riverside Park is the local community venue for a wide range of regular family oriented events, from music concerts to food fairs, funfairs to duck r...

Woodland trail at Humber Bridge Country Park in Hessle

Humber Bridge Country Park

  • Hessle
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Humber Bridge Country Park is a 48 acre wood with open meadows and wildlife ponds. The distinctive chalk cliffs which surround the park on three side...

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