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The Recreation Ground

Swans Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS, England
+44 1789 293127
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Well maintained

Even on a cold miserable January day this made for a pleasant mid morning walk. There appears to no... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great afternoon playing mini golf

Our 4 boys enjoyed playing mini golf together on the Rec (the mini golf is towards the river from... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“paddling pool” (7 reviews)
“zip wire” (10 reviews)
“sand pit” (5 reviews)
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Swans Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS, England
+44 1789 293127

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Venice2005
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Our 4 boys enjoyed playing mini golf together on the Rec (the mini golf is towards the river from the play ground) There s a friendly shop with tables and chairs outside, where you can get a tea or coffee, ice creams, chocolates. The mums...More

Thank AlisonHappyTraveller
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I was on my way to the butterfly farm with my two year old daughter, we parked in the recreation car park and saw the recreation play area; it's free, a decent sized area, caters for a range of ages, had a small pool for...More

Thank iamtripper
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Took the granddaughters here and they had a great time going on all the rides we took a picnic and had an ice cream after spend a good three hours there

Thank rjotton
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

My children absolutely love playing here. Lots of parking nearby by and great for children of varying ages. We have spent many happy hours here.

Thank annL1984
Reviewed 22 April 2017

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.

Thank Sarah Jayne G
Reviewed 14 April 2017

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...More

Thank nikki0621
Reviewed 28 March 2017

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...More

Thank M D
Reviewed 1 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...More

Thank 7458russn
Reviewed 17 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.

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