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St James Park

Church Street | Upper Shirley, Southampton SO15 5LW, England
+44 23 8077 9763
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lovely community space with community feel

If you take the over all size of the space, you would not think it amounted to much. As they saying... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Helen T
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Great place for fun or training

There is a great adventure playground which suits all ages. My son was taking part in sport here... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
KeithCharman
,
New Milton, United Kingdom
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“zip wire” (10 reviews)
“tennis courts” (14 reviews)
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Church Street | Upper Shirley, Southampton SO15 5LW, England
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+44 23 8077 9763
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"tennis courts"
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"play equipment"
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"climbing wall"
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"large grass"
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"older kids"
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"all ages"
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"children's play area"
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"lottery funding"
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"lovely community"
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"dog walkers"
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"green area"
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"football"
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"picnic"
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"shirley"
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

If you take the over all size of the space, you would not think it amounted to much. As they saying goes, dynamite comes in small packages. There is a good size grass area used at various days/times by dog walkers, footballers, weekend family picnics....More

1  Thank Helen T
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

There is a great adventure playground which suits all ages. My son was taking part in sport here and had s great time as part of “Park lives matter.”

Thank KeithCharman
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Ive driven past this park many times and never had time to stop, but we visited yesterday with some friends and realised it is a good as it looks, even when wet and muddy. Parking is a little tricky in the surrounding roads but found...More

Thank kerry80
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

St James Park was remodelled a few years ago and driving past we tutted and moaned about the expenditure. What was it for?... A waste of money. We we're so wrong. The facilities are great for the kids and the cafe is great for the...More

1  Thank Simon G
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

its a very good park with cafe and plenty of activities for kids. if you dont know how to keep your kids busy, take them there!

Thank Nattt92
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

St. James park is located off Winchester Road in the area of Shirley, Southampton. It is a medium recreational park that has a cafe serving refreshments and is in a residential area. The park was landscaped and opened in 1911.

Thank rayrest
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Been here 3 times so far - lots for our youngest (2) and for our older kids - 7,10 + 11. Can get v busy on sunnier days but climbing walls, big slides, zip wire and more. Reasonable cafe too.

Thank Calum M
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

I remember watching the park being rebuilt with lottery funding and genuinely thought it was a waste of money. I was totally wrong. The park is amazing, it has brought together the community. Park Life run free events on the main green area (all of...More

1  Thank Toni L
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great little park which I often visit with two young daughters. Play area is well equipped and the girls particularly enjoy the rope slide. Can get a little busy at weekends but not so bad as to deter the kids. Good sports...More

1  Thank Tim121home
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

A fine selection of climbing and play apparatus for pre-school and primary school children. There's also a zip wire, a climbing wall, tennis court and enough open space to play football, ride bikes and fall over in a heap.

1  Thank justinmO8324QS
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