Queen Elizabeth Circle Recreation playground in Thame is a pretty cool park. It is actually three different playgrounds tucked in one- A toddler area with sandpit at the back of the hill, a larger area for more adventurous kids and then a skate park across the road. There are small hills in the green space which are ideal for climbing and rolling down.
The toddler area is fenced with a sand-pit which has a climbing frame with pulley/bucket equipment in its centre, surrounded by a wide slide (with steps on the hill and landing in the sand), a roundabout, nest swing and small house for imaginative play.
The older kids area is spread out on the other side of the hill. The climbing frame was actually pretty awesome with its two pretty fast (vertical and tunnel) slides. The frame itself will be challenging for smaller kids, with its climbing ladder, rope bridge, climbing nets and monkey bars. There are about five swings arranged in a big circle, all facing each other. I can visualise kids sitting around, gossiping and swinging at the same time- cool aye!
There is also an amazing spiderweb with two climbing walls on the side, a rope swing, a really fast zip wire, see-saw and outdoor gym equipment.
The toddler and the bigger children area are on opposite sides of the hill, so if you have children of different ages, you may not be able to keep an eye on both at the same time. Also, it is all grass underneath the climbing structures, so I hope no one falls down hard!
Across the busy road, is the skate park, which we did not venture into but seemed pretty popular with the big boys.
All in all, a good all rounder, with pretty cool equipment
🗺 Address: Roundhead Drive, Thame, Oxfordshire
🚘 Free off street parking in residential area- please park sensibly
🚻 No Toilets and baby facilities
🍕 No refreshments on site
🐕 Plenty of dog walkers around
🧺 Picnics possible
🦽Buggy accessible but terrain bumpy
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