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Address: Swans Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS, England
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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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Good Day Out

A large play area with equipment to suit a variety of ages and a large sandpit. In the summer months the paddling pool is normally open so be sure to take towels. Get there early... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nikki0621
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Birmingham, United Kingdom

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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love to come here with my small son, the sand area is great fun. Some of the other equipment items are looking a bit tired like the pirate ship, and are not much fun. Parking close by although the usual astronomical soa prices apply.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large play area with equipment to suit a variety of ages and a large sandpit. In the summer months the paddling pool is normally open so be sure to take towels. Get there early to get a good parking space and pack a picnic as there is plenty of room to sit.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not many towns of this size can offer so much parkland. The "Rec" borders the River Avon with the RSC theatres on the opposite bank. There is a children's playground, mini-golf course and food outlets all close by. A circular route along the river, across a bridge and back along the opposite bank is a very pleasant stroll, with longer... More 

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Thank M D
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

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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Thank 7458russn
Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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Thank Ditchbunch
Bidford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 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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36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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