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
This exceptional award-winning seasonal attraction is growing every year and it’s a lot more than just a maze.
Beyond the Walls Piglets Adventure Farm Park
Adventure playground, big sand pits, barrel rides, farm animals, huge bouncy pillows and a small indoor soft play area make this a popular choice.
Beyond the Walls Creepy Crawlies
Looking for soft play in York? Look no further than Creepy Crawlies
Beyond the Walls Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens
Fantastic National Trust property with wilderness adventure play area, stunning gardens and fun indoor kids’ activities just 25 minutes from York.
Beyond the Walls Newby Hall
The adventure playground, miniature railway and magical gardens make Newby Hall a great day out
Activities Castle Howard
An awesome adventure playground, beautiful grounds and woodland and a land train are some of our favourite things at Castle Howard.
Beyond the Walls Stockeld Park
An enchanted forest, maze, tons of play areas and brilliant activities through the holidays, all in the great outdoors.
Days out in the Great Outdoors Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey is one of the most beautiful spots in Yorkshire, with tons of space for kids to let off steam.
Beyond the Walls Lotherton Hall
Beautiful bird garden and great play areas make Lotherton Hall a good option
Beyond the Walls Dalby Forest
Explore Dalby Forest by bike or on foot. It’s a cracking day out and great value