Leicester Tops Britain’s Best Towns & Cities for Families to Spend Outdoors!
With children excited to get back outside, after a summer spent indoors.The Entertainer took a look at the best towns and cities for families to spend outdoors based on how many family-friendly outdoor space they have, from parks and playgrounds to beaches and botanical gardens.
- Leicester comes out on top – with an impressive 524 family-friendly outdoor spaces every 10 square miles – 956 in total!
- Norwich follows second with 415 family-friendly outdoor spaces per 10 square miles
- Bronze goes to Oxford with 225 family-friendly spaces per 10 square miles
The ranking was created by using data from the Ordnance Survey and Sygic Maps.
The Best Towns and Cities for Families to Spend Outdoors – outdoor spaces per 10 square miles:
But what happens when we take population into account? Looking again at our list of towns and cities, we then added in population figures, to calculate how many other people you’ll be sharing your outdoor spaces with:
The Best Towns and Cities for Families to Spend Outdoors – outdoor spaces per 10,000 people:
- Milton Keynes
- South Oxfordshire
- Isle of Wight
- West Lothian
- Perth and Kinross
- South Lanarkshire
- Bath & North East Somerset
- North Hertfordshire