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Storybook Gardens

1958 Storybook Lane, London, Ontario N6K 4Y6, Canada
519 661-5770
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Ranked #19 of 54 Attractions in London
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Storybook Gardens is a storybook themed outdoor park owned and operated by the City of London Parks and Recreation Department. Opened in 1958,... more » Owner description: Storybook Gardens is a storybook themed outdoor park owned and operated by the City of London Parks and Recreation Department. Opened in 1958, Storybook Gardens provides a fun day of play and learning for families with young children. Park features include several outdoor play structures, six amusement rides, a large splash pad, a sand and water play area, farm animals, and music and dance at the outdoor stage. Open year round, the park also offers winter skating on the beautiful 250 metre outdoor skating trail. Storybook Gardens was voted "Best Tourist Attraction" in the 2011 London Free Press "Best of London" readers poll, and has twice been awarded the "Best Value, Family Attraciton" award by readers of WestJet's Up! magazine. « less
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London, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

the amenities are terrific for kids aged 2-7. The bouncy castle and play structures were really well designed. splash pad was also terrific and gives you a bit of variety for things to do. Rides were perfect for our youngsters. One really fatal flaw of storybook gardens is the complicated fees at the cashier. As a result, a small queue... More

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Chatham, Canada
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Went to Storybook Gardens last week with our four grandchildren aged 7, 5, 4 and 3. The cost for admission for the 4 kids and 3 adults was around $50. The attraction was age appropriate for all of our kids and would be until maybe aged 10. Lots to see and do included in your admission. I wonder though if... More

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The only complaint we had was that there was no mobility scooter rental available for Grandpa who had a lot of walking to do. Other then that , it's a great place to take the kids. They will love it!

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Ottawa, ON
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6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I went with my 3 & 14 yrs old. It was a great time with lots to do. The place is well maintained. Both my kids enjoyed themselves. Plenty of room to sit and watch the children play. The play structures are well monitored. I was a little disappointed you had to pay extra for the rides! Would go agin!

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Katy, Texas
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3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We took my 5 year old Grandaughter and 2 year old Grandson. The rides were a hit with the 5 year old. There was less for the 2 year old to do but he enjoyed what he could do. The grounds were nice--flowers, bridges and streams. Great place to stimulate verbal interaction. I was surprised at some of the nursery... More

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Good place for grandparents to take younger grandkids. Lots to do from rides (these cost a ticket), to a splash pad and climbing structures. Reasonable prices on some food. Try going during the week, not as busy.

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Tillsonburg, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My grand-daughter could get on the same rides over and over. Scared of some at first (only 3 yrs old) she watched others and gained confidence, squealed with delight and didn't want to leave.

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Toronto, Canada
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Storybook Gardens is a great place to have some fun with the kids. There's some cost to get in (don't remember), and once in, there are a number of rides (ferris wheel etc) which you had to purchase tickets for, as well as a splash pad, climbing apparatus, trampoline, small theatre with a show, and a small petting area with... More

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Toronto, ON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We had a great day with our 2 & 6 yr olds. Both kids loved Pirate's Island and it was nice to have various climbing structures altogether. The bouncing pillow was also lots of fun. We went mid week and it wasn't very busy at all. A great place for the little ones.

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London, Canada
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13 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My daughter is 2 so this park is perfect for her. I think it's best suited to children under 6yrs. The staff do a great job keeping the park clean, running storytime and other entertainment, and offering a friendly environment. The splash pad is a great feature as well as all of the playground equipment. I like that you can... More

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