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10 Best Playgrounds in Swindon

Playgrounds and parks are a brilliant way to keep the kids occupied, especially in the spring and summer months. Here are our top 10 picks for the best playgrounds and play parks in Swindon!

1. Lydiard Park (Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon SN5 3PA)

  • Suitable for 2 – 13 year olds
  • Climbing frames
  • Slides
  • Zipwire
  • Separate parks for older and younger children
  • Toilets and Cafe
  • Parking on site
  • Sand area
  • Seating area

2. Coate Water Country Park (Marlborough Rd, Swindon SN3 6AA)

  • Suitable for 3 – 8 year olds
  • Train rides
  • Climbing frames
  • Swings
  • Splash park (in summer months)
  • Toilets and Café nearby
  • Parking on site
  • Seating area
  • Sand area

3. Shaw Ridge Linear Park (Easiest accessible from Shaw Ridge Leisure Park - Whitehill Way, Swindon SN5 7DN)

  • Suitable for 5 – 13 year olds
  • Outdoor fitness equipment
  • Big open field space for ball games
  • Big slide
  • Swing
  • Roundabout
  • Five-minute walk from Shaw Ridge Leisure Park

4. Westcott Recreation Ground (Wootton Bassett Road, Swindon, SN1 4PH)

  • Suitable for 3 – 11 year olds
  • Huge open field space for ball games
  • Zipwire
  • Climbing frames
  • Swings

5. Faringdon Park (Faringdon Road, Swindon, SN1 5DL)

  • Suitable for 3 -5 year olds
  • Plenty of family events throughout the year
  • Huge, flat open field space for ball games
  • Ornamental gardens
  • Five-minute walk from Town Centre
  • Seating area

6. Quarry Road Park (Quarry Road, Swindon, SN1 4EN)

  • Suitable for 3 – 13 year olds
  • Tennis courts
  • Open space for ball games
  • Outdoor fitness equipment
  • Located opposite Town Gardens
  • Café and toilets nearby
  • Parking on road side
  • Seating area

7. St Mark’s Recreation Ground (Whitehouse Rd, Swindon SN2 1FE)

  • Suitable for 3 – 13 year olds
  • Swindon Community Tennis Club located on site
  • Ball courts
  • Modern children’s play equipment
  • Open space for ball games
  • Free parking on site
  • Seating area and cafe 

8. Edinburgh Street Recreation Ground (Chapel Street, Swindon, SN2 8DA)

  • Suitable for 5 – 11 year olds
  • Small playground
  • Free parking on site (accessible via Chapel Street)
  • Ball court
  • Big open field space for ball games

9. Orbital Retail Play Park (Thamesdown Dr, Swindon SN25 4AN)

  • Suitable for 3 – 11 year olds
  • Located directly next to shops at Orbital Retail Park (in front of Next)
  • Recently renovated with brand new children’s play equipment
  • Seating area
  • Shopping and dining facilities nearby
  • Free parking

10. Swindon Designer Outlet Play Area (Kemble Dr, Swindon SN2 2DY)

  • Suitable for 3 – 12 year olds
  • Located directly inside Swindon Outlet Village
  • Climbing wall
  • Large roof/shelter
  • Parking at Swindon Designer Outlet
  • Three level climbing frames
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