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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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This warm weather season park has been a family favourite for 50 years. It is not a big theme park, but offers plenty of opportunities for children; especially the younger set.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Waterloo, Canada
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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This warm weather season park has been a family favourite for 50 years. It is not a big theme park, but offers plenty of opportunities for children; especially the younger set.

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Sarnia, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recall going here as a little kid myself. Things are a little dated still compared to todays childs standards. I recommend going during special events. Throughout the summer they have special children celebrities or characters arrive. One time we went it was a scooby do mystery day. Also in summer there is a refreshing splashpad for the kids to... More 

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Thank valandjon
Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place for kids of all ages! There is never a dull moment lots of things to do year round! They even have a winter skate event! Magnificent, I would highly recommend this venue and the prices are reasonable.

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Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

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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Thank OntarioAna
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

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 14 February 2017

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 14 February 2017

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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Thank Jonathanwisey
London, Ontario
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

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 3 February 2017

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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Thank dpoin21
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 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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