Calderstones Park is extremely popular with families and it's not hard to see why - the 94-acre park boasts boasting huge woodlands, a lake and an adventure playground suitable for toddlers and young children plus a wooded play area for older children with climbing frames.
It also has beautiful Japanese and old English Gardens and is home to the famous 1,000-year-old oak tree.
There are some great little paths to follow and if you follow the trail that loops round the Menlove Avenue side of the park for some brilliant puddle action - perfect for fans of muddy puddles.
It also gets nice and messy down by the small pond at the Yewtree Road entrance, but watch your step as it can get a bit slippery.
Also on the site is the old Calderstones Mansion and The Reader Ice Cream Parlour and Cafe - a perfect place for a scoop or two after an energetic stroll, plus the kids will love the interactive story centre, The Storybarn in the heart of the park.
In the summer, there is often a urban beach to where the kids can play in the sand.
For train fans, there is also a miniature railway at the Harthill Road end of the park, which runs every Sunday from 2pm, weather permitting. Rides are free but donations are welcome.
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