6 of North Somerset’s best fun play parks for kids

PUBLISHED: 16:23 11 June 2015 | UPDATED: 16:23 11 June 2015

Here are our favourite 6 children play areas in North Somerset.

Here are our favourite 6 children play areas in North Somerset.

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From water fun for toddlers in Weston-Super-Mare to ropes and ladders at Blaise and tractors at Puxton, here are our favourite 6 children play areas.

The miniature train at Salthouse Fields, Clevedon. Credit: Ian Knox, geograph.org.ukThe miniature train at Salthouse Fields, Clevedon. Credit: Ian Knox, geograph.org.uk

Salthouse Fields, Clevedon

With a miniature railway, a bouncy castle, crazy golf, a bowling green and tennis courts Clevedon’s summer playground Salthouse Fields is a great place to bring the kids for some fun. Donkey rides are often available at weekends and ice creams and fast food are also on sale.

Lake Grounds, PortisheadLake Grounds, Portishead

Lake Grounds, Portishead

With lots of green space, a lake and situated by the sea, Lake Grounds makes a great spot for a picnic. There’s lots to see and do, from hiring a rowing boat on the lake, to playing a round on the pitch and put golf course. There is also a free children’s playground, however there are also some rides you need to pay for including trampolines. There is also a cafe with outdoor seating area.

Puxton Park, Hewish

40 acres of fun just about sums up Puxton Park. There are over a dozen different activity areas here to entertain children from toddlers right through to teens and beyond – check out the mammoth slides in the Play Barn. Walk-on-water balls, bumper boats, zip lines and even JCBs factor into the experience at this award winning attraction. And if you need some quiet time, there are always the cute farm animals to pet, cows to milk, owls to get close to and even a miniature railway to let you rest for a bit. Open 7 days 9am to 5.30pm. Puxton Park, Cowslip Lane, Hewish BS24 6RQ. Telephone 01934 523500.

Weston Town Council's Water Park. Children having fun in the water.Weston Town Council's Water Park. Children having fun in the water.

Weston-Super-Mare Water Adventure play park

Close to the seafront in Weston-Super-Mare just a short walk from The Grand Pier, this local play park has an amazing range of activities and costs just £1.50 during the summer season – it’s free the rest of the time. The water equipment is very clean and great fun on a sunny day, especially for small children. And older children have a climbing, zipping and swinging wooden play area to keep them entertained. Water Adventure Play Park, next to Melrose Car Park, Knightstone Road, Weston-Super-Mare. Open 7 days 9.30am – 6pm.

Blaise Castle Estate, Bristol

Nobody ever gets bored at Blaise and the estate’s safe, exciting, free play park is as good as everything else on offer here. The equipment is designed for a wide age range – the huge, rope climbing frame is a highlight – and toddlers have perfect-size swings and slides to keep them happy too. There’s also a woodland adventure playground for older children nearby. Open 7 days from 7.30am.

Horsecastle Play Area, Yatton

This small, modern play area is surrounded by park and the colourful slides and climbing equipment are fun and safe for small children. Horsecastle Play Area, Horsecastle Farm Road, Yatton.

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