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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Sheffield

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Sheffield in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 136 Sheffield 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

Highfield Adventure Playground

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

For exciting outdoor fun Highfield Adventure Playground is the place to be! Kids will love the tunnel slide, wild zip wire and water pumps in the out...

Norfolk Heritage Park

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Norfolk Heritage Park has 30 Hectares of Green Flag Award Winning Victorian Park with playgrounds for under 8s and over 8s, lots of sports pitches, a...

Sheffield Botanical Gardens

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Sheffield Botanical Gardens is a green haven in the middle of the city with lots to see and enjoy. They are listed by English Heritage as a Grade II...

Endcliffe Park

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Endcliffe Park , located 2 miles southwest of Sheffield city centre, is a 15 hectare city park built to commemorate the Jubilee of Queen Victoria, th...

Wincobank Hill

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Wincobank Hill offers superb views over Sheffield and is made up of a mixture of heathland, woodland and open ground so there is plenty of space for...

Ecclesall Woods

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Ecclesall Woods are the largest semi natural woodland in South Yorkshire and are popular due to range of wildlife, plus the archaeological and histor...

Millhouses Park

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Millhouses Park can be found roughly 3 miles south west of Sheffield city centre, and offers 13 hectares of Green Flag Award wining parkland, with a...

Woolley Woods

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Woolley Wood has a great variety of trees, some of which are not native, so it is a great place for kids to compare and try to identify different spe...



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Wheata Woods

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Wheata Woods is over 600 years old and full of history as well as wildlife. There are a number of bridlepaths and trails to follow plus the northern...

Boston Castle and Park

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Originally built as a shooting lodge by the esteemed Earl of Effingham, Boston Castle is a 2 story cuboid building standing tall on one of Rotherham'...

Cliffe Park

  • Dronfield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Cliffe Park is a popular park with a large play area offering swings, slides, climbing frame, table tennis table, crazy golf course, large grass area...

Clifton Park

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Clifton Park is certainly beautiful, but once they're done looking at it (for about 30 seconds if they know what else is in store!) head over to the...

Rother Valley Country Park

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Rother Valley Country Park has land and water activities for all ages and abilities. A great place to have a picnic or bring a BBQ, feed the birds an...

Worsbrough Mill Museum and Country Park

  • Barnsley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Children will have a great day out exploring the stunning surroundings of Worsbrough Mill and its 240 acre nature reserve. While taking a stroll they...

Queen's Park Chesterfield

  • Chesterfield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Queen's Park in Chesterfield is a great place to visit for the whole family. Whether you’re up for a game of rounders, good football kickabout, or yo...

Tropical Butterfly House

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

If you dream of escaping to a tropical climate, where exotic birds and butterflies fly freely over your head in a rainforest-like setting, then the T...

Locke Park

  • Barnsley
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Locke Park is a popular park in Barnsley that offers some pleasing green space for ball games and picnicking, plus a play area for children up to 10...

Cannon Hall Museum, Park And Gardens

  • Barnsley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens provides the perfect family day out. This stunning Georgian country house offers a variety of children's activit...

Bakewell Recreation Ground

  • Bakewell
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bakewell Recreation Ground is a park covering just over 5 hectares of space and is very popular with families wanting to walk, play, cycle, picnic, f...

Cusworth Hall and Park

  • Doncaster
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Cusworth Hall and Park offers plenty to see and do with the kids, is open throughout the year, and it's free to visit! The Museum has an extensive co...

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