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Address: 1958 Storybook Lane, London, Ontario N6K 4Y6, Canada
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+1 519-661-5770
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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 in the summer season include several outdoor play structures, six amusement rides, a large splash pad, a sand and water play area, 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 has been voted "Best Tourist Attraction" in the London Free Press "Best of London" readers poll for four years running, and has twice been awarded the "Best Value, Family Attraction" award by readers of WestJet's Up! magazine.

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nice place to take your kids

there so much to do during the summer tons of play areas and in the winter the nice ice skating also they have great summer camps for your kids worth the entrance fee and get... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

there so much to do during the summer tons of play areas and in the winter the nice ice skating also they have great summer camps for your kids worth the entrance fee and get some tickets in case your kids want to go on the rides as they are not included if you thing you will go more than... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a nice place to visit with your kids in the summer; there is a large splash / miniature water park that little kids will love! Also, there are some fun climbing ropes, and huge playgrounds that will challenge your 5-12 year old kids too. In the winter, this is a nice spot to skate outdoors - they transform... More 

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Thank Matthew M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As a kid, I went here many times. I took my daughter here when she was young as well. It is an attraction long ingrained in anyone who is from this area as well as new comers.

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Thank Henry W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When in London you have to take the kids here. Every kid remembers and brings their kids here. Lot of animals to see and some places to play. Attached to Springbank Park which is great for a picnic or a walk. Great ice skating loop in the winter.

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London, Ontario
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Love the winter skating! Of course, the addition of BeaverTails is a great hit too..only place in London to buy one! Lights at night, music, and a real zamboni - kids love it!

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Storybook Gardens has a variety of fun rides for kids. It's build around a fairy tale. You'll have great family fun.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nursery rhymes and fairytales are well executed and provide a feast to ones eyes. Spring is the best time to visit. Yet, it has room for improvement. It is a great place for family outings. It attracts adults and kids alike. The garden has a lot of potential to become a major attraction even during winter season. Spring season can... More 

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like a small Disneyland. Very popular with kids. You could spend the whole day there. Parking available.

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Thank Des S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to love Story Book Gardens as a kid.. I have many happy memories there... Now that I have kids of my own I still take them at least once a summer. I miss the animals, but its still a great family place. The staff were wonderful and the park was nice and clean. Older kids would probably get... More 

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Cobourg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We took our 4 and 6 yr they loved it, beaver tails and roasting marshmallows. The length of the trials was really nice.

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