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The Recreation Ground

Open Now: 9:15 am - 5:15 pm
Open today: 9:15 am - 5:15 pm
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Fantastic facility.

What a wonderful setting for people to enjoy themselves. There are beautiful trees and benches by... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Paul C
Billingham, United Kingdom
Huge park - great to burn kids energy!

What a massive park, with great open spaces, that runs along the river Avon. The Kids playground... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Caroline B
Wonthaggi, Australia
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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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Swans Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a wonderful setting for people to enjoy themselves. There are beautiful trees and benches by the river where you can watch the world go by. It is so peaceful.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

What a massive park, with great open spaces, that runs along the river Avon. The Kids playground area is well equipped with plenty of things to keep them entertained and then run in the park certainly burns off some of that endless energy! The swans...More

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Very enjoyable for the young ones, plenty of different activities for them to do and benches for the parents to relax on.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

There is a good playground at the recreation ground. Our daughter has always enjoyed a visit to the playground. There is a good variety of play equipment there. There is also plenty of space near the river for a run around. Sometimes there are events...More

Thank gecko77
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Well worth a visit, particularly with two young children! They can run around to the hearts' content!

1  Thank kenbaines
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Well kept park, lots of equipment and coffee/snacks etc available on site. Son loved the jcb’s. Good mix for younger and older kids. Toilets also on site which is a bonus. Friendly atmosphere.

Thank M
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Two day event Sat and Sun we visited Sunday 1 July. Lovely boats with colourful bunting line the river. River trips. So many craft stalls something for everyone. Food stalls to delight the taste buds. There is a childrens play ground with toilets. The town...More

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We went here when it was really busy but it didn’t feel squashed. So if you are thinking on avoiding on bank holidays then you need not. The playground was well layed out and offered things for all ages.

Thank John M
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We always visit when the young grandsons are with us. They spend hours there; so much choice and all equipment in excellent order.

Thank _clodagh_mallison
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Even on a cold miserable January day this made for a pleasant mid morning walk. There appears to no shortage of things to do in the park and it's well maintained.

1  Thank Venice2005
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
It's all outside as it's a park