Cool down this summer at one of Hertfordshire’s splash parks. When temperature starts to rise, these water play areas are an ideal place for children to burn off some energy without overheating.

All for the parks opening hours are subject to change due to weather conditions, cleaning and maintenance. Please check with the park before travelling.

Hertfordshire Splash Parks

Splash Park at Verulamium Park, St Albans
Open 7 days a week from Monday 1st May 2017 to Wednesday 6th September 2017, 10am – 6pm
This splash park is for children 12 years and under. It features 12 high and low ground water jets which are surrounded by a perimeter fence. Children under 8 years old should be accompanied by an adult and all children require adult supervision. Anyone using the splash park is asked to put on swimwear and children under 3 years old should wear swimming nappies. Toilet facilities can be found within Verulamium Park and at the Inn on the Park cafe adjacent to the splash park.
For up-to-date information contact Abbey View Golf and Track or call 01727 868227
Cost: FREE

Splash Park at Howard Park, LGC
Norton Way South, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 1NY
Open 29th April to Sunday 10th September, 10am – 6pm
This meandering shallow paddling pool features a splash area with a range of sprays, jets and bubblers. A refreshment kiosk, public toilets and baby changing facility are also on site.
For up-to-date information contact 01462 474000 or visit www.north-herts.gov.uk/howard-park-and-gardens
Cost: FREE

Bancroft Recreation Ground Splash Park, Hitchin
Bancroft, Hitchin, SG5 1DD
Open 29th April to Sunday 10th September, 10am – 6pm
Located in Hitchin’s town centre, this large splash park has a ‘buccaneer’ theme and features interactive water jets, a pirate ship, tipping water buckets and a play stream for little ones.
For up-to-date information contact 01462 474000 or visit www.north-herts.gov.uk/bancroft-recreation-ground
Cost: FREE

Priory Memorial Gardens Splash Park, Royston
Melbourn Street, Royston, Cambs SG8 7BZ
Open 29th April to Sunday 10th September, 10am – 6pm
Opened in 2016, Royston’s splash park features interactive water jets, a May pole and play streams. Public toilets are located at nearby Fish Hill and there is also a café on site.
For up-to-date information contact 01462 474000 or visit www.north-herts.gov.uk/priory-memorial-gardens
Cost: FREE

Splash Park at Avenue Park, Baldock
West Avenue, Baldock SG7 5AY
Open May to Sunday 10th September, 10am – 6pm
This splash park features interactive water jets, sprays, and tipping water buckets. It’s 10 minutes’ walk from the town centre and there is a café on site.
For up-to-date information contact 01462 474000 or visit www.north-herts.gov.uk/avenue-park
Cost: FREE

Fairfield Valley Splash Park, Stevenage
Six Hills Way, Stevenage, Herts SG2 0BL
Open during summer holidays and some weekend, 11am – 5pm
The Aqua Playground at Fairfield Valley features ground jets, sprays, mists and sheets water. The area is separated into three sections for different age groups. A refreshment kiosk and toilets are on site.
For up-to-date information contact 01438 353241 or [email protected]
Cost: FREE

New Splash Park at Cassiobury Park, Watford
Gade Avenue, Watford, WD18 7LG
Opening summer 2017
Due to open in July 2017, this new and updated splash park will sit next to the paddling pools and will feature 30 splash pads, fountains and jets. There will also be “push buttons” and flat surfaces for children with disabilities. The modernised Cassiobury Park Hub will include a cafe, toilets and changing rooms.
For up-to-date information contact Watford County Council.
Cost: FREE