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An amazing place to take the family & have lunch!

StJames Park provides you with play equipment for younger children & the more adventurous older... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Navigator453363
Table tennis, tennis and basketball

I don't have kids so only come here for the free tennis courts, basketball hoop, and table tennis... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
JonAndSophieTravel
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

StJames Park provides you with play equipment for younger children & the more adventurous older ones, a place to run & play ball, just right for dogs to run around on the grass, & seats to sit on + a lovely cafe for you to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

I don't have kids so only come here for the free tennis courts, basketball hoop, and table tennis table. They might be busy but you can usually get a game in and it's great that these are free to use for the public - good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JonAndSophieTravel
Reviewed 22 August 2018

A well used and valued community park towards the boundary of the old Shirley and Southampton parish boundaries. Packed with several different use areas, it offers a great deal for a relatively small amount of space.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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.”

Date of experience: May 2018
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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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Simon G
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!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Nattt92
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank rayrest
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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