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Hemel Hempstead has so much available to do it is bursting at the seams. With many specialist places and activities not to be found for miles elsewhere such as the Snow Centre, The XC, Planet Ice and more, you are sure to be find something fun and exciting for all the family in Hemel Hempstead. Jarman Park is Hemel’s biggest leisure destination, hosting restaurants, the cinema, ice skating, soft play, athletics track and the XC centre. However for more outdoor activities, there are also plenty of green parks and spaces including Gadebridge Park with its skate park, splash park and children’s play park or for quiet reflection pack a picnic and head to the moor or take a wander down the canal in Boxmoor.

When you’ve exhausted skateboarding in the park and bouncing in soft play then take your bikes along the Nickey Line or further afield to Ashridge Estate to realise what a wonderful situation we have in Hemel Hempstead. Surrounded by countryside yet close enough to major cities and towns to access every opportunity.

Whatever you fancy we have a whole variety listed in this section ready for you to browse and chose an adventure!

Whilst we do our best to ensure all details on the website are correct and up to date, please do check opening times and details with the venue before you set off. Nobody wants disappointed children at the end of the journey!
Also please note that where we have stated that an activity/entrance is free, there may be car parking charges or charges for some of the additional activities offered.