Parks and playgrounds
If you have children, you know how important it is for them to have room to play. The Hague region features a large number of playgrounds where your kids will be able to spend an afternoon – or full day – enjoying themselves. Here we have highlighted a few special playgrounds:
- Cantaloupenburg playground
Let the kids go wild on the slide and climbing frames at this playground in the centre of the city.
Cantaloupenburg 26a, 2514 KL Den Haag
- Robin Hood playground
Children between the ages of 6 and 12 can discover the multifaceted nature of the Haagse Bos. A zip wire cableway, suspension bridge and lookout posts bring the mediaeval roots of the forest to life. Climbing walls turns everyone into a hero like Robin Hood. The play equipment is made from natural materials and the ground is covered with wood shavings.
Boslaan, Den Haag
- Ot en Sien playground
The 6-metre high play castle will certainly capture the imagination of older children. But Ot en Sien is also an adventure for young children, with spring toys and swings on a sandy ground. The playground is located in the Zuiderpark.
Zuiderpark, Den Haag
Not far from the Peace Palace you will find a lovely large playground and a skateboard park. Its location at the edge of the Scheveningse Bosjes means that a visit is easily combined with a walk in the forest. Children will find plenty to keep them busy in the playground set on sandy ground while parents can relax and treat themselves to an ice cream.
Ary van der Spuyweg 1, 2585 JA Den Haag
- Leidschendamse Speeltuin Vereniging
At this playground in Leidschendam, kids can go all the way with a huge climbing course, a cable car, a carousel and a water- and sand playground. Every Wednesday, there are several activities organized for the kids, such as craft days, magic- and puppet shows and bingo.
Rozenlaan 16, 2264 TS Leidschendam
- Speeltuin Westerhonk
Kids from all ages can play at this playground in Delft, while their parents can sit and get a coffee at the kiosk.
Van Bleiswijckstraat, 2613 NR Delft
- Meijendel monkeybos
At Meijendel, kids can play at the waterplayground next to the visitor’s centre. At the Monkeybos, they can explore nature by building huts and climbing in trees. Also, there is a cable car, a watchtower and huge water pipes in which they can play.
Meijendelseweg 42, 2243 GN Wassenaar
Droogleever Fortuynweg 79, 2533 SP Den Haag
- Planet Jump
Stadhoudersplantsoen 28, 2517 JL Den Haag
- Monkey Town The Hague
Westvlietweg 55, 2491 ED Den Haag
- Monkey Town Rijswijk
Lange Kleiweg 1, 2288 GH Rijswijk
- Trixs indoor trampoline park
Veursestraatweg 280-C, 2265 CL Leidschendam-Voorburg
The Hague is defined by its multinational community of more than half a million people - it is one of the most densely habited cities in the Netherlands, more so than Amsterdam or Rotterdam.
It takes time to ease into living in The Hague, and even more to experience all it has to offer.