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Best National Parks In Cottingley

We've rounded up the best national parks in Cottingley in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 18 Cottingley 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.

  1. Lake at Ogden Water Country Park in Halifax

    Ogden Water Country Park


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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 5.1 miles from Cottingley
  2. Stepping stones at Hardcastle Craggs in Hebden Bridge

    Hardcastle Craggs

    Hebden Bridge

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    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...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 9.4 miles from Cottingley
  3. Hollingworth Lake view

    Hollingworth Lake Country Park and Visitor Centre



    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 17.8 miles from Cottingley
  4. Field at RSPB Fairburn Ings in Castleford

    RSPB Fairburn Ings


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

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 21.8 miles from Cottingley
  5. Walking path at Daisy Nook Country Park in Oldham

    Daisy Nook Country Park


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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 26.1 miles from Cottingley
  6. Swans at RSPB Old Moor in Barnsley

    RSPB Old Moor


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    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...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 29.2 miles from Cottingley
  7. Bench at Queens Park in Bolton

    Queens Park


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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 31 miles from Cottingley
  8. Aysgarth Falls

    Aysgarth Falls


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    Aysgarth Falls hosts a Green Tourism Awarded visitor centre from which you can begin your adventure with expert guidance and directions. The centre i...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 32.1 miles from Cottingley
  9. Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

    Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak


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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 33.8 miles from Cottingley
  10. Sale Water Park Lake

    Sale Water Park



    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 34 miles from Cottingley
  11. A girl playing in woodland at Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors

    Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors


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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 37 miles from Cottingley
  12. Sunset at Sandall Beat Wood in Doncaster

    Sandall Beat Wood


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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 37.4 miles from Cottingley
  13. Huts by lake at Potteric Carr Nature Reserve in Doncaster

    Potteric Carr Nature Reserve


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

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 37.4 miles from Cottingley
  14. Lavender fields at Yorkshire Lavender in York

    Yorkshire Lavender


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

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 40 miles from Cottingley
  15. Girl finding insects at Eastern Moors in Sheffield

    Eastern Moors


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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 40.5 miles from Cottingley
  16. Path at Fairy Glen Valley  near Appley Bridge

    Fairy Glen Valley


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    Fairy Glen is a magnificent green valley located just above the rural village of Appley Bridge. The picturesque woodland with its spectacular waterfa...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 40.8 miles from Cottingley
  17. Girls under tent at The Yorkshire Arboretum in Ganthorpe

    The Yorkshire Arboretum


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    The Yorkshire Arboretum is an ideal place for families, with a woodland playground, backpacks to hire, trails and walks. Throughout the summer, there...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 41.7 miles from Cottingley
  18. Fell End Nature Reserve

    Fell End Nature Reserve


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    Enjoy a good family day out in nature? Then Fell End Nature Reserve is a great place for you to visit! Go for a leisurely stroll through the reserve...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 45.7 miles from Cottingley

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