20 Best Parks and Playgrounds In Crofton Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Parks and Playgrounds In Crofton

We've rounded up the best parks and playgrounds in Crofton in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 120 Crofton 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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Bikes at Anglers Country Park in Wakefield

Anglers Country Park

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Anglers Country Park, located 4 miles southeast of Wakefield, is a large country park and rural retreat, that is great for walking and picnics, and h...

Lake at Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld in Pontefract

Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld

  • Pontefract
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

There’s something cathartic about being close to water and wildlife and at Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld you get both! With not one lake, but tw...

Ducks and swan in river at Thornes Clarence Park in Wakefield

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...

Building and sculpted tree at Yorkshire Sculpture Park in Wakefield

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...

Outside view of Locke Park in Barnsley

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...

Kids playing at Cannon Hall Museum, Park And Gardens in Barnsley

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...

Girl on bike at Worsbrough Mill Museum and Country Park in Barnsley

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...

Bowl of ice cream at Charlottes in Dewsbury

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...

Serval animal at Ponderosa Zoo

Ponderosa Zoo 4 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...

Outside view of Oakwell Hall Country Park in Batley

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...

Outside view of Lotherton Hall in Leeds

Lotherton

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Take zip wires, nature trails, costumes and more, and wrap them all up in a lovely, Edwardian house. Lotherton is an escape to the country with all t...

Adventure playground at Cliffe House in Huddersfield

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...

Roundhay Park

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...

Outdoor play areas at Grass Hoppers at Tong Garden Centre in Bradford

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...

Kirkstall Abbey

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...

Kitchen at Cusworth Hall and Park in Doncaster

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...

Wheata Woods

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...

Lake at Greenhead Park in Huddersfield

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...

Steps at Beaumont Park in Huddersfield

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...

Kids playing in splash pad at Clifton Park in Rotherham

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...

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