Top 14 Playgrounds & Parks To Visit In Sheffield

If it’s something we do well here in Sheffield it’s parks. Such a green city bursting to the seems with parks, woodlands, ancient green spaces, gardens and playgrounds around every corner. It’s a fantastic city to bring up children for this reason and why you should definitely visit Sheffield for a family day out. The best parks in Sheffield are not only free, but feature really great playgrounds, free farms, boating lakes and water parks, woodland trails and yummy cafes. Here’s a list of the Top 14 Playgrounds & Parks To Visit In Sheffield. Top 14 Playgrounds & Parks To Visit In Sheffield

Top 14 Playgrounds & Parks To Visit In Sheffield

Best playgrounds in Sheffield

 

Collage featuring Forge Dam, Rivelin Valley Park Paddling pool, Hillsborough Walled Garden & Rivelin Valley Park Playground

Graves Park, S8 9FL

The hidden Woodseats Playground. So much to do at this park which is the largest in Sheffield. With a free animal farm, good playground (newly renovated) which includes a sandpit, plus a cafe, woodlands and tons of space it’s a popular free family day out. In summer there is a land train.

Forge Dam , S10 4GL

A wonderful day out with a lovely cafe, woodlands, playground and walking trails. One of our favourite free family days out: read this post!

Endcliffe Park, S11 7AB

Brilliant park for families with funfair, nice cafe, parkour and large playground. Plus woodlands with interesting trees and stepping stones, and open fields for running around. In the summer on weekends is a new safari land train!

Rother Valley Country Park, S26 5PQ

Excellent sporting facilities, cafe/kiosks, walks around the water, playgrounds and some animals, too. Plus a land train!

Top 14 Playgrounds & Parks To Visit In Sheffield

Rivelin Valley Park, S6 5GL

Wonderful park with free water park open weekends from June and daily in school holidays. Lovely nature trail, beautiful woodlands, good cafe and big playground.

Ruskin Park, S6 3JQ

This local playground has a sandpit and good play equipment. It is not too far from Walkley Library which is fantastic for young children with a separate childrens library section, colouring, toys and huge variety of books.

High Hazels Park, S9 4PE

Large playground with a variety of play equipment, picnic areas and sandpits.

Collage featuring Bole Hills Recreation Ground, Endcliffe Park, Middlewood Playground and Millhouses Park

Top 14 Playgrounds & Parks To Visit In Sheffield

Norfolk Heritage Park, S2 2PL

Large park with ancient woodlands, cafe and community centre. Brand new adventure playground opened July 2018 with slides, climbing frames, picnic areas, tunnels and more.

Millhouses Park, S7 2QQ

Free splash park alert! Millhouses Park has a free water play area which is so fun for little ones, little squirters and water play equipment with picnic space all around it making this very convenient for families. The playground is great, big and lots of things to play on. Plus there’s a great cafe and boating lake.

Crookes Valley Park, S10 1DJ

Just behind Weston Park Museum, small playground but has all you need for lots of fun, plus family pub and a walk around the water.

Hillsborough Park and Hillsborough Park Walled Garden, S6 2AS

A wonderful park with duck pond, library, beautiful walled garden (a must visit) and playground with new climbing frame/slide, plus fields for games/running around. Get this free trail for 10 things to spot!

Bole Hill Recreation Ground S10 1QH

Fun playground high up in the hills with fantastic views over the city, includes a big slide and new climbing frame, zip wire, rocks to climb, BMX track and picnic areas.

Heeley People’s Park S2 3DJ

Combine this with a visit to Heeley City Farm to make a really good, all round freeday out. The park has great equipment, including a big curved silver slide, swings, boulders, plus little bike track and paths winding around.

Highfield Adventure Playground, S7 1BJ

Community run and staffed adventure playground with mud kitchens, slides, ropes, sand pits and cafe. Check opening times! Also available for hire.

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