The best playgrounds on Funen
This site is your ultimate guide to the island's top playgrounds. Explore the lush landscapes and discover a world of outdoor play, making Funen a paradise for families and children of all ages.
Playground on West Funen
In the midst of the lovely woodland area in Assens, you'll discover a playground that, with its idyllic location near the forest and lake, invites to both play and picnics. The history of the woodland establishment dates all the way back to year 1827. Over generations, this place has been a cozy gathering point for families with children.
Address: Skovvej 5, 5610 Assens
Explore Munkebo Multipark
An active adventure awaits when you get moving at Munkebo Multipark! This playground offers a multitude of exercise options. Challenge yourself on the various climbing nets or multiple swings - or in the skate park even. You could also set the kids up for a game of pole football or street basket while you take a break in the hammocks or enjoy a few laps on the 1.6 km long race track. The place provides numerous opportunities, making it a must-see for yourselves!
Address: Mosevangen 2, 5330 Munkebo
The Play Forest of Egeskov Castle
In Egeskov's play forest, you'll discover fun challenges for both kids and adults. The playground consists of a large, green park area with plenty of playground equipment from KOMPAN. From exciting climbing to hours of play on the pirate ship, swings, spinner bowl, play structures, and the Castle's Labyrinth. Additionally, all platforms are designed with high safety standards, ensuring children can move freely in a secure environment.
Address: Egeskov Gade 22, 5772 Kværndrup
Discover the ship of Rasmus Lump
At the harbor in the city of Bagenkop, you can board the ship MARY – owned by the beloved bear Rasmus Lump, who is a Danish cartoon character. This unique playground takes place on water and offers children the exciting opportunity of exploring the marine life, including the chance to catch the crabs of the sea. All they need to bring is a bucket and a fishing net to participate in this hands-on aquatic adventure.
The ship is open from Easter until the end of October.
Address: Bagenkop Havn, 5935 Bagenkop
Nature's Playground at Hindsgavl Nature Center
Hindsgavl Nature Centre is a place that inspires outdoor recreation and community in Hindsgavl Deer Park. Emerging out of the hilly landscape, it acts as a frame for scenic experiences and is the first nature centre in Denmark constructed as a passive house. Hindsgavl is also a great picnic spot with access to restroom facilities and benches, and covered outdoor spaces year-round.
Address: Galsklintvej 2, 5500 Middelfart
Nature's Playground near The Great Belt
The 16-hectare garden and park area, situated directly by the Great Belt, offers sensory experiences for all age groups. The park features over 4 km of wheelchair-friendly paths and direct access to a child-friendly beach. The playground equipment encourages balancing on ropes, listening to sounds, seeing colors, climbing, and crawling – and there are also animal enclosures where you can observe rabbits, goats, chickens, and ducks.
Address: Strandvænget 1, 5800 Nyborg
All aboard The Danish Railway Museum
The Danish Railway Museum has two play areas – one indoor and one outdoor.
Children may climb into the fifteen-metre engine which has an instrument panel, firebox, combustion chamber and ashpan. Through play, children get a sense of how a steam engine is put together. Our young visitors can also climb up the eight-metre water tower and experience the whoosh when they slide down. Overall, the object is to make the children eager for more knowledge on trains while they play.
Address: Dannebrogsgade 24, 5000 Odense C
Adventure Awaits in the park of Munke Mose
Explore an adventurous playground in Munke Mose park. The equipment is inspired by the natural surrounding, such as butterburs, tree stumps, butterflies and birds. The playground is primarily for smaller children, but there are also benches with a view of the playground or the nearby river, making it an ideal place for the family to relax.
The playground is free to visit and open every day.
Address: Munke Mose, 5000 Odense C.
Playful adventures by the beach
Nestled along the picturesque Danish beach, this playground offers fun swing sets and the opportunity to play climbing monkeys on the play structure. For the 2-4 year olds there is playsets in the shape of a train, an airplane, a tilt, and fun animals! The playground is located near an ice cream shop and within walking distance to the city of Svendborg.
Address: Christiansmindevej, 5700 Svendborg
Discover, play, and sail
Go on playful adventures on the maritime-inspired playground at Ærøskøbing Marina, where there's room for sailors of all ages. Try out the zipline, go for a spin on the swings, or practice your balance on the seesaw.
And when you're ready to unwind, you'll find plenty of seating and free-to-use grills. Here, you can enjoy your evening meal with a view of the marina and beach huts, all while watching the ferry arrive to the city of Ærøskøbing.
Address: Strandvejen 4B, 5970 Ærøskøbing