Best provincial domains close to Brussels

A provincial domain is an oasis for families. Lots of green, playgrounds, cafĂ©s… Some have farm animals and some have kids friendly swimming pools too. All places mentioned below are about half an hour from Brussels – and it’s really worth the drive!

Potironnerie (again!)

The pumpkin festival at Potironnerie is a great way to welcome fall! Lots of pumpkins and a tractor ride for the kids – we had to go back 🙂


Nismes is a charming little village worth exploring. You can spend the day at Jardin d’O, the communal park with a castle, an amazing water playground,`pedalos, stepping stones and much more. Fondry des Chiens is a unique rock formation in Belgium with beautiful nature around

Dock 79

Have fun at the treetop courses and then head to the inflatable water park to cool off. Enjoy a nice meal by the lake while the kids are at the small playground

De Panne

Ride a go-cart, have some ice-cream and enjoy the jumping castles! With an amusement park, a small provincial domain, a farm for kids and more, you will not get bored in De Panne

Lac de Bambois

Go swimming, have fun at the play structures in the gardens, have an ice cream by the lake and enjoy a family game – you can easily spend the day at Lac du Bambois without getting bored!

Schuur van Tuur

This is not just a kids friendly farm. This is a paradise for kids at a farm! Tractors and balance bikes, sandpit and trampolines, straw course and blueberry muffins..

La Ferme du Planois

A wondeful kids friendly farm with a playground, a shop with fresh products and a cottage to spend the night!


A fun and educative science museum dedicated on water – perfect for kids!


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