Ladygrove Park and Playground in Didcot is awesome and has a wide range of well maintained play equipment for all ages of children.
There is a separate smaller frame for tots with slide and interactive panels, another slide, swings, springers, sea saw, two way springer, round about and a witches hat. There was also a zipwire which was broken.
I Initially thought there was fitness equipment on one side but when I actually went that way, this was slightly more complicated climbing stuff for for older children including sit/Stand in revolver, spinning disc (which boys were trying to jump on or walk on as it was revolving) and a nest swing. There is also a table tennis table here
The park itself is fenced and there is grass everywhere but with safety matting under some equipment. There are a lot of small mounds around the park, perfect for running and rolling down but wait you can also climb the big hill right across the road. The Hill is buggy accessible but we hiked it instead. It is flat on the top with a cool maze on the floor; unfortunately, the place was very littered and there were teenagers smoking, which kind of destroyed the ambience for me. However, Ay was not bothered. He spotted a lake from the top of the hill, so ran down to it. There were many fishermen on to their business here, which we enjoyed watching, in addition to the ducks and Canadian geese who wanted to be fed, but alas we did not have anything with us.
The large green field has football pitches, 2 hard surfaced tennis courts, basketball and five-a-side football goals. A large recently upgraded skate board park and ramps is a short walk away. Details HERE.
The Ladygrove Loop, which includes this play area, is a popular 4km (2.5-mile) walking route in north Didcot. Details HERE with the following key features:
🗺 Address: Tyne Avenue, Didcot OX11 7GA, United Kingdom
🚘 Free off street parking along Tyne Avenue for several cars
🚻 No toilets on site
🍕 No refreshments but pub close by
🧺 One picnic bench that I saw (which is surprising for how big the park is) but plenty of families were enjoying picnic on the grass with picnic mats
🐕 Dogs not allowed in the play area
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