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Address: 1958 Storybook Lane, London, Ontario N6K 4Y6, Canada
Phone Number: 519 661-5770
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Description: Storybook Gardens is a storybook themed outdoor park owned and operated by...
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.
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There is a great splash pad for kids but other than that it is in need of some updates. Staff were not very friendly at all.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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English first
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

There is a great splash pad for kids but other than that it is in need of some updates. Staff were not very friendly at all.

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Brampton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We visited Storybook Gardens with our 3 grandchildren ages 8, 7 and 22 months. The kids had a blast and we were there right until closing time. The admission fee of $27.00 for a family of 4 (little one was free) was very good. The price does not include rides but tickets or wristbands can be purchased for a reasonable... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

At first, I found the cost for this relatively small theme park to be higher than I expected, especially given the small number of ride tickets that I purchased. However, I found out that only some of the rides required tickets - and those that did typically only required one tickets (most theme parks, by comparison, will often demand 4-6+... More 

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Ontario
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We loved Storybook Gardens. The kids went going full tilt the entire 4.5 hours we were there. There were hardly any lineups or crowds, there was lots to keep us busy, and everything was clean and well laid out. We will definitely go again! There were a few things not open because the animals aren't there, but it truly didn't... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

This park is well appointed, priced to let you choose to enjoy the rides or not as you pay separately.the park is geared for children under 8 years of age. The splash pad is good, there are just enough ride to please the children and lots of spots individual levels of activity. All are overseen by a park employee. There... More 

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London, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Haven't been here in years. The nursery rhym/stokes are basically gone. Lots of things for the kids to climb and play on. The small shows were entertaining. Lots of people looking for animals, petting zoo but all are gone. I didn't find it to be educational in any way, just a fun place to play.

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London,Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I hadn't been to Storybook Gardens in years and recently took 5 kids ranging in ages from 5-10. They all enjoyed themselves. The splash pad was the main hit of course and they have recently added a little slide which was nice. There is lots of playground equipment, slides and what not to entertain the kids. $7.50 to play around... More 

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Owen Sound, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

If you have young children (baby-age 8) this is a great place to take them. Endless playgrounds, splash pad, beautiful gardens, LOTS of seating, stroller friendly, bring your own lunch and snacks, friendly staff, clean establishment. Overall, a great experience and we will go back.

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Montreal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I enjoyed this venue with its parks and the splash pad. But the storybook element is generally lost because of a lack of interactive features with storybook characters. Also feel that the paid rides do not add anything to the experience as they have nothing to do witht the theme and are just random like you would find at a... More 

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

My son loves this place. Although his favorite thing is outside the park....the train rides. Definitely recommend taking the kids.

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