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Address: Swan's Nest Ln., Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS, England
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+44 1789 293127
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09:15 - 17:15
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Mon - Fri 09:15 - 17:15
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Known as the "Rec" to local people, this is the home of many...

Known as the "Rec" to local people, this is the home of many annual activities including the Stratford Marathon and Stratford Regatta, plus a bandstand featuring musical performances throughout the summer season.

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Great play area

My children have used this recreation area loads of times. Its conveniant , right next to a toilet block, and close to the carpark and town. There is a sandplay area, traditional... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My children have used this recreation area loads of times. Its conveniant , right next to a toilet block, and close to the carpark and town. There is a sandplay area, traditional paly ground swings and slides and a teenager play area with an ariel runway etc. There is a shallow pool but it hasnt been in use for a... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

A really good time spent on some very different play equipment. The zip wire was particularly good. Diggers sand pits and spinning poles freak fun.

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Bidford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The recreation ground is perfect for children of all ages. There are plenty for them to do and can spend many hours there.

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Thank LesSheilaO
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great for children, but it can get a bit tedious when older teenagers take over, especially in the pool when they can get a bit much when there is young children in there - but theres loads for them to do, massive sandpit, great climbing frames and a zip wire. My kids love it.

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Thank Siân M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great park, a zip wire, plenty of slides and swings for young and a little older. My son particularly enjoyed the diggers inside the sand pit. We couldn't get him out! There are toilets on site, which prove to be useful

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Thank Ian B
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

A really good play area for younger children which is safe and includes a sand pit. Plenty of slides swings etc.

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Thank Neil I
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

lovely playground for younger toddlers and smaller children, very safe environment and plenty of play areas to keep the children occupied, would recommend, just down the road from the butterfly farm

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The park area with its pool, sandpit and variety of play equipment to keep kids of all ages occupied was great on our sunny day there. Sat on the grass for a picnic and watched our kids burn off energy, very content. Very close to other attractions and the town too with loads of parking (pay for).

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Thank Julian_eng
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This has to be one of the best places to spend a Summer Sunday. Met up with family members. Weather was fine. Only £4 for 4 hours parking....bargain!!! Terrific grounds for a picnic. Canal and river setting. Chain ferry across the river which young grandchildren just loved. Free show outside the RSC for the kiddies...they loved that too. Last hour... More 

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is a very popular place in Stratford where you can picnic, let your children loose in the very good playground and generally have a good time. It is an easy walk from the town and even quicker if you take the chain ferry on Waterside. A gentle walk by the side of the River Avon is highly recommended and... More 

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