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Playgrounds in Bristol

Playgrounds and parks are a brilliant way to keep the kids occupied, especially in the spring and summer months. Here are a few of our top picks for the best playgrounds and play parks in and around Bristol!

We've got a list of the best playgrounds in Bristol, wherever you may be, so take a look where you can take the kids!

Eastville Park Playground

Eastville Park Playground

Location: Fishponds

About: There is a lovely dog-free playground for under 15 years which includes a basketball hoop, sand pit, cabin slide, rockers, swings and a climbing frame with slide. There is a second play area which has toddler and flat seat swings as well as a multi-play unit and the green area is a nice place for a picnic. 

Age Suitability: Under 15's

Address: Fishponds Road, Eastville, Bristol, BS5 6PU

St Andrews Play Park

St Andrews Play Park

Location: Central Bristol

About: St Andrews Park is a classic green space with a children's play area. The park is a dog-free area which includes a sandpit, swings for toddlers, climbing frames, a slide, balancing rails and lots more! After a play on the park you can sit down on the green and relax with a delicious picnic!

Age suitability: Under 12's

Address: Effingham Road, St Andrews, Bristol, BS6 5AX

Brandon Hill Playground

Brandon Hill Playground

Location: Central Bristol

About: Brandon Hill is situated on a bit of a hill, so expect a little bit a of a hike when visiting this park and may not be suitable for wheelchair users. The play area is a dog-free zone and includes a toddler swing and climbing frame within a large sand pit. Outside the sand pit is another play area more suitable for older children. This park includes a climbing frame, swings and a crow’s nest.

Age suitability: Under 12's

Address: Great George Street, Bristol, BS1 5RR

Blaise Castle Playground

Blaise Castle Playground

Location: Henbury

About: The play area is divided into 2 seperate parts; one for younger children, one for older children. Both areas are dog-free! The young children’s area has a sand pit, swings, a climbing frame and a slide. Located in the older children’s play area is; a tree house climbing frame, trampoline, tube slides, basket swing, speaking tubes, roundabout, seesaw, high swings, climbing towers and a zip wire.

Age suitability: Under 15's

Address: Kings Weston Road, Henbury, Bristol, BS10 7QT

Canford Park Playground

Canford Park Playground

Location: Westbury-on-Trym

About: Canford park isn't just a playground but an open space used for football pitches, a bowling green and tennis courts! The play area is surrounded by fencing and is a dog-free zone. The play area is brilliant as it caters for both younger and older children!

Age suitability: Under 12's

Address: Canford Lane, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS9 3NX

Hengrove Play Park

Hengrove Play Park

Location: Hengrove

About: Hengrove play park is a large open space which can be used for football or picnics! The Play Park includes a 12 meter high dome with a jungle play experience, swings, and many other play attractions. There is a distinct zone dedicated for younger children, which has a sand and water play attraction. Definitely a brilliant visit during the summer to make the most of the water attraction!

Age suitability: Under 15's

Address: Hengrove Way, Hengrove, Bristol, BS14 0HR

St Georges Park

St Georges Park

Location: St George

About: The playground itself is surrounded by a fence and is a dog-free zone. The playground has a large bespoke lizard head structure with tunnel slides and timber climbing ‘ribs’, swings, a seesaw and a toddler sand pit with mini slide.There is also a wheels park is located at the western end of the park to go skateboarding, rollerblading or riding a BMX bike.

Age suitability: Under 12's

Address: Lyndale Road, St George, Bristol, BS5 7AA

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