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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Bradford, West Yorkshire

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Bradford in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 114 Bradford 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

Grass Hoppers at Tong Garden Centre

  • Bradford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Looking for a good outdoor playground in Bradford? Grass Hoppers Outdoor Adventure Playground at Tong Garden Centre will keep your tots entertained f...

Oakwell Hall Country Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Batley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Step back in time to the 1690s and post –English civil war at Oakwell Hall Country Park. This imposing, historical house is set in over 100 acres of...

St Ives Estate Country Park

  • Bingley
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

St Ives Estates, located near Bingley, is a country park of 500 acres belonging to Bradford Metropolitan District Council with Public access to a lar...

Kirkstall Abbey

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Delve into medieval history with a visit to the iconic Kirkstall Abbey in Leeds. Explore secret passages, see where the monks used to pray and try to...

Ponderosa Zoo4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Batley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Ponderosa Zoo has everything you could wish for, being home to over 120 animals and featuring multiple outdoor areas for your kids to discover. You...

Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Halifax
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Make the most of Mother Nature at Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience. It’s an award-winning, 19-acre park where the great outdoors are open all y...

Golden Acre Park4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Leeds
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Imagine this. It’s the school holidays, the children are keen to go on a day out and you want quality time together but not at a high cost. The answe...

Greenhead Park

  • Huddersfield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Greenhead Park is a Green Flag award winning park close to Huddersfield Town Centre that has been open since 1884 and is still a popular place to get...



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Charlotte’s Jersey Ice Cream4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Dewsbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

This is one attraction that’s full of flavour and the free entry makes it very easy to swallow! Charlotte’s Jersey Ice Cream is the tasty combination...

Roundhay Park

  • Leeds
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Roundhay Park is a lovely place for a relaxing day out in nature. Take a walk by the beautiful Waterloo lake and spot the swans, or venture on an exc...

Beaumont Park

  • Huddersfield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Beaumont Park is a stunning Victorian park with ornate features, cascades, grottos, steep cliffs and picturesque woodland walks for all the family, s...

Harewood House

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

You’ll find all sorts of activities at Harewood House - the big problem will be trying to fit it all into one day! Inside Harewood House, you can lea...

Thornes Clarence Park

  • Wakefield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Keeping your kids active is easy at Thornes Clarence Park. With 60 hectares of open space to explore there is plenty of fun to be had. In the skate p...

Mother Shipton's Cave

  • Knaresborough
  • Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Behold the hidden powers of the magical water in Mother Shipton’s Cave that turns all it touches to stone! Get ready to discover the wonders of Engla...

Bolton Abbey5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Skipton
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Bolton Abbey is a huge 30,000-acre estate where you can take a riverside walk, discover fantastical sculptures and explore the ruins of the 12th-cent...

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

They say if you’re not moving forward you’re just standing still, however at Yorkshire Sculpture Park that’s art. On 500 acres of historic parkland s...

Cliffe House3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Huddersfield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Cliffe House is set in 10 acres of beautiful gardens and home to a fantastic woodland adventure playground for the little ones to enjoy! Let your kid...

The Valley Gardens

  • Harrogate
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The grass is always greener at The Valley Garden, Harrogate. Visit a grade II heritage listed garden for a carefree and stunning day out. Wander thro...

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...

Stockeld Park

  • Wetherby
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Looking for something special to do during the school holidays? Open only on special dates between February and Christmas, the beautiful Stockeld Par...

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