London is a city full of hidden gems not only for adults but for kids and families too. A city that is known for its outdoors and massive parks is also popular for its several fun and thrilling playgrounds! If you're visiting London with kids, it's important to factor in play stops so they can let off steam and enjoy the city in a kid-friendly way. But with so many playgrounds to choose from, where do you start? Suit yourself with a luxurious, amenity-rich stay at the Park Grand London Hyde Park while treating your little ones to a world of excitement at the spectacular playgrounds nearby. Let's dive into this list of captivating playgrounds, only moments away from your central London retreat!
The Hyde Park Playground
This exciting playground is located on the southern edge of Hyde Park, with views over the open sports fields and the Serpentine. It has a variety of climbing frames, swings, and a slide, so there's something for kids of all ages to enjoy.
After the kids have worked up an appetite, there's a catering kiosk on site where you can buy snacks and drinks. You can even dine at one of the many amazing restaurants near Hyde Park for wholesome meals. There are also benches and picnic tables in the playground, so feel free to relax and enjoy the view. The playground is open all year round, but opening times vary depending on the season. So, be sure to check their website before you go.
Paddington Street Gardens Playground
This charming playground is tucked away in a quiet corner of Paddington Street. it is a great escape from the buzz of the city. It's perfect for kids of all ages, with a climbing frame and slides for toddlers, a rope net for older children, and of course, the favourite seesaw, and other swings for everyone to enjoy. Best of all, the Paddington Street Gardens playground is always open, so you can drop by here from your hotel near Paddington.
Gloucester Gate Playground
Right next to London Zoo, this lovely playground has been around since the 1930s but was completely transformed in 2020. It's now a spacious area that is great to spend some leisure time with kids. Plus, it's conveniently reachable from your accommodation near Hyde Park London, so you don’t have to worry about the distance too! It has everything your kids could want, including a nice zip wire, climbing frames, swings and slides, a water play area, and even a sandpit.
The Marylebone Green Playground
Marylebone Green Playground is a great place for kids of all ages to let loose and rejoice. With three themed zones here, there's something for everyone, from the classic climbing frames and sand pits to the more adventurous spiralling concrete folly and rock-climbing wall.
So, there you have it! Some great choices of free playgrounds in the heart of London. Watch your little ones laugh and savour moments of joy as they delight in these amazing play spaces and create memories.