All three of the parks in Bristol outlined below are free charge and have much to offer including superb playgrounds.

Hengrove ParkHengrove Way, Hengrove, Bristol BS14 0HR

Hengrove Park is currently part of a major regeneration programme which facilities include a Café, Play park and Wheels park.

Boasting the biggest free play park in the south of England, Hengrove Park is a sure bet to please the whole family. One of the obvious highlights is the 12 metre high dome housed jungle play experience. There is also Sand and Water play for toddlers. BMX riders, skateboarders and in-line skaters can get their fix at the large wheels park. The park also features a large centralized grass space and activity zones with challenging equipment. Learn more about this great park here.

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Oldbury Court Estate – Oldbury Court Estate, Oldbury Court Road, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 2JH

Some of the facilities featured at Oldbury Court Estate include a Café kiosk, Childrens play park, Tea hut and separate picnic spots.

Oldbury can accommodate large gatherings with their large expanse of grassed space, two football pitches and one cricket pitch. If you’re looking for open areas for outdoor activities, this is the park for you. If you’re looking for something more intimate for you and your family, try the Frome Valley Walkway or cast your line and fish in one of the many designated areas along the river.

Blaise Castles Estate Henbury Rd, Bristol BS10 7QS

Featured facilities at Blaise Castles Estate include a Café, large childrens play area (dedicated areas for younger and older children designed with bespoke playground equipment) and picnic areas.

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Photo: Playground Equipment Construction by ImagePlaygrounds

Blaise offers unique activities that include Horse riding, orienteering, walking paths and of course dedicated sport pitches for cricket and for informal play and sport. Other attractions include the Blaise Castle House Museum, Caves and the Blaise Castle itself. With a rich documented history, Blaise Castles Estate makes for a great outing you and your family can enjoy.

For a comprehensive list of playgrounds and play areas in the Bristol area you can visit Days Out With The Kids