You can’t beat an adventure playground for letting off steam, and there are loads of them in and around York. Some are nestled in the grounds of stately homes while others, like Dalby Forest, have some amazing walks on their doorstep. Here’s our pick of the best adventure playgrounds in and around York.
Beyond the Walls York Maze Beyond the Walls
This exceptional award-winning seasonal attraction is growing every year and it’s a lot more than just a maze.
Piglets Adventure Farm Park Beyond the Walls
Adventure playground, big sand pits, barrel rides, farm animals, huge bouncy pillows and a small indoor soft play area make this a popular choice.
Creepy Crawlies Beyond the Walls
Looking for soft play in York? Look no further than Creepy Crawlies
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens Beyond the Walls
Fantastic National Trust property with wilderness adventure play area, stunning gardens and fun indoor kids’ activities just 25 minutes from York.
Newby Hall Activities
The adventure playground, miniature railway and magical gardens make Newby Hall a great day out
Castle Howard Beyond the Walls
An awesome adventure playground, beautiful grounds and woodland and a land train are some of our favourite things at Castle Howard.
Stockeld Park Days out in the Great Outdoors
An enchanted forest, maze, tons of play areas and brilliant activities through the holidays, all in the great outdoors.
Fountains Abbey Beyond the Walls
Fountains Abbey is one of the most beautiful spots in Yorkshire, with tons of space for kids to let off steam.
Lotherton Hall Beyond the Walls
Beautiful bird garden and great play areas make Lotherton Hall a good option
Explore Dalby Forest by bike or on foot. It’s a cracking day out and great value