352 Parks in United Kingdom that you should visit - With photos & details

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352 Parks to explore in United Kingdom

The United Kingdom consists of four constituent countries: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. It is the sixth-largest economy by nominal GDP and ninth-largest economy by purchasing power parity. It has a high-income economy and has a very high Human Development Index rating, ranking 14th in the world. It was the world's first industrialised country and the world's foremost power during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Abbey Grounds Park3 Blake Rd, Cirencester GL7 2EG, UK

A majestic and beautiful park which was located in King Street, Cirencester. The Park has been designed to provide a range of facilities for all ages, including an adventure playground, tennis courts, mini-golf, croquet, and boules. Barbecues are also available for hire. A variety of events are held at the park throughout the year such as the Phoenix Festival, Cirencester Big Picnic, and Love Parks Week.

Abbey ParkAbbey Park Rd, Leicester LE4 5AQ, UK

Abbey Park is Leicester’s premier park and lies approximately one mile north of the city centre. The park has a choice of activities to keep the whole family entertained. The boating lake in the centre of the park offers hire of both rowing and pedalo boats – fun for adults and children alike! On a summer’s day, relax and pedal your way around the beautiful lake in the centre of the park, enjoying the sweeping views of serene parkland all around.

Abbey ParkMonks Walk, Evesham WR11 4SL, UK

Abbey Park is an ideal place for a family day out, with plenty to keep people of all ages amused, plus it is free to visit. The setting includes a natural terrace with excellent views over the river Avon from the higher levels. The park has lovely mature trees including a tree carving sculpture and plenty of open grass area. There is a children's play area, a children's water play area and also a skate park.

Aden Country ParkStation Rd, Mintlaw, Old Deer, Peterhead AB42 5FQ, UK

Aden Country Park has 230 acres full of things to see and do, from old buildings to explore to a farming museum to discover. There is something for everyone, you can even bring the family pooch. It is home to the Aberdeenshire Farming Museum, forest walks and a ruined country house. Every year it hosts a pipe band contest which attracts bagpipe bands from around Scotland.

Agnew Park46 Agnew Cres, Stranraer DG9 7JZ, UK

A beautiful park in Dumfries, which  has a wide range of leisure facilities for all ages including a large boating lake with a range of boats, including canoes, skiffs and pedalos.  It boasts a miniature railway which takes you on a full tour of the park, a play island featuring innovative play equipment, an 18-hole putting green and a mini car racing circuit.

Alexandra GardensAlexandra Gardens, Windsor SL4, UK

Alexandra Gardens is a pretty public garden near the River Thames in Windsor with seating, a bandstand and plenty of grassed areas perfect for picnics. There are lovely big trees and lovely colourful garden displays at various times during the year. The park is fenced on almost all sides so easy to contain small children and let them run and explore at a distance. There is a small fun fair that caters for children and I felt the rides were very reasonably priced.

Alexandra ParkSt Helen's Rd, Hastings TN34 2LQ, UK

Alexandra Park is a wonderful park which lies within a valley and as such is long and linear. It starts flat and progressively goes up hill towards the north of the town. It has all the attractions for a great day out, from open spaces to run about, a wonderful café, play areas and great walks, ponds and streams, and a unique collection of rare and unusual trees.

Allerthorpe Lakeland ParkMelbourne Road, Pocklington, York YO42 4RL, UK

Allerthorpe Lakeland Park is set in 53 acres of grounds and lakes. We offer a variety of watersports and activities suitable for all ages and abilities as well as a Lakeside Cafe, childrens play areas, woodland and lakeside walks and campsite. Plenty of local walks off site and places to visit in the local wolds town of Pocklington including the canals and Burnby Hall gardens.

Allesley ParkAllesley Hall Dr, Coventry CV5 9AD, UK

Allesley Park is a park near Coventry, West Midlands, England. It is also the name of the residential suburb adjacent to the park, which is approximately 2.5 miles northwest of Coventry city centre, just east of the A45 Coventry bypass. Visitors can marvel at the unspoilt expanse of green space while walking around the park on the tarmac footpaths, which is also a well used dog walking venue. Families with children can also enjoy using the well equipped and natural play area while also being abl

Anglers Country ParkHaw Park Ln, Wintersett, Wakefield WF4 2EB, UK

Anglers Country Park is a perfect place to explore for nature lovers, walkers, dog walkers, cyclists, picnickers - and not forgetting those little adventurers! Once known as one of the deepest open cast coal mines in the country reaching a depth of 250 feet.

Apedale Community Country ParkApedale Energy Station Visitor Centre, Blackbank Road, B5367, High Lane, Newcastle ST5 6AX, UK

.Apedale Community Country Park is a 454-acre country park in the borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. The park offers a varied landscape of woodland, meadows, and pools crossed by many paths and tracks. Overlooking the park is a memorial in the form of a pit wheel dedicated to the mine workers of Staffordshire. This is the newest country park in Staffordshire in what was once a hive of industrial activity.

Appley ParkGarden Walk, Ryde PO33 1QX, UK

A beautiful and huge public park is a great place for a family day out playing traditional outdoor games and enjoying the wonderful views across Ryde to the mainland of Portsmouth, where you can sometimes see Spinnaker Tower. Hanging out in Appley Park is a fantastic family day out and, as well as an assortment of pleasing eateries just minutes away from the Goodleaf tree, you can go swimming, build sandcastles, try orienteering, explore the park.

Avenham and Miller ParkS Meadow Ln, Preston PR1 8JP, UK

Avenham and Miller Park is a public park under the management of Preston City Council. It was designed and built in the 1860s and has matured over the last 140 years into one of the most attractive parks in the region. As an English Heritage Grade II* listed park, it features a number of historical structures including a sundial, a grotto and a fountain.

Avenham ParkAvenham Park, Preston PR1 8JT, UK

A beautiful park which was created in the  1860s, during the Cotton Famine. The parks are connected by paths, alongside the River Ribble and underneath an ornate railway bridge. It was created in a natural wooded amphitheater on the north bank of the River Ribble. There is a Japanese Rock Garden. It is less formal than the nearby Miller park.

Avon Valley Country ParkAvon Valley Country Park, Bath Rd, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 1TP, UK

The National Park Avon Valley is a park with an area of 20 hectares (50 acres) in Keynsham in Somerset in England.  The park, which is located next to the Avon River, offers country walks, a boating lake, children's play areas, a small zoo, and a miniature railway.  The site was a pasture in the xv th century and later became a farm. In 1976 it was bought to become a farm where you pick your own fruit 2 and subsequently became a national park.

Balgay ParkDundee DD2 1SR, UK

Balgay Park and Necropolis are situated in the south-west of Dundee within easy reach of the town centre, and are confined by Balgay Hill which is 141 metres above sea level. On the north side of the hill below the observatory the footpaths are planted with Irish yew and the path bordered with a low iron rail. There is a canopy of mature woodland on Balgay Hill of beech, oak, and Scots pine.

Barleylands Farm ParkBarleylands Farm Office, Barleylands Rd, Billericay CM11 2UD, UK

Barleylands Farm Park in Billericay is Essex's real family farm park experience. With adorable farm animals, kids play areas and fun farmyard activites.  Barleylands has a range of farm animals, reptiles, birds of prey, craft workshops and restaurants. They are well known for their animal care, popular children's birthday parties and events such as Lambing Live, Easter and Toddler Fireworks.

Barnes Park7 Barnes Park Rd, Sunderland SR4 7PY, UK

A beautiful historic park in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. . A reasonably size park with some nice walks and views. Good sized playground for the kids. Park was clean and tidy with the flowers starting to bloom. Little cafe next to car park. A good place to walk dogs.

Barshaw Park176A Glasgow Rd, Paisley PA1 3LT, UK

Barshaw Park is the biggest of the formal parks in Paisley. Facilities include a pond used by model boat enthusiasts, an outdoor gym, children’s play areas, BMX park, crazy golf and putting, peaceful walled gardens,  café, fantastic miniature railway (seasonal), and its very own golf course.

Baxter ParkArbroath Rd, Dundee DD4 6NL, UK

Baxter Park is one of Dundee's many parks and it is fair to say that it is perhaps one of the best tended to as its always a beautiful and clean space. The 38 acre park donated to the citizens of Dundee by Sir David Baxter and his two sisters Mary Ann and Eleanor and was constructed over two areas of ground, the lower Park being a field and the upper, a disused quarry, which was filled in for use as a part of the construction.