There are a number of large play areas in Berkshire which offer fantastic play spaces across the county. Click the link on each of the parks below and you will be taken to a blog post all about the specific park which shares what play equipment and facilities are there plus where to park.
Large Play Areas in Berkshire
- The Look Out Play Area, Bracknell
The Look Out play area is set in a woodland, its a large park and is divided into three areas – an inclusive area, an area for 3-6 year olds and an area for 7+ years. It’s a brilliant play area with loads to do, including a den building area. Click here to read more about the playground. You currently need to pre-book to play at the The Look Out. It is free of charge but parking charges apply.
- Finchampstead Baptist Church (FBC) Play Area, Gorse Ride North
The play area at Finchampstead Baptist Church (FBC) has a large park, open green space and a large multi-use surface with mini football pitches, netball and basketball hoops, table tennis and much more.
- Dinton Pastures Play Park, Wokingham
Dinton Pastures was built with the aim of being a place for inclusive play with an emphasis on tactile and sensory play. It is a large size play park with wooden play equipment. swings, underground tunnels, a zip wire, giant wooden nest towers, a swinging hanging log, tunnels and so much more. You currently need to pre-book at Dinton Pastures for weekends and bank holidays. It is free to play at the park but parking charges apply.
- The Pinewood Centre, Wokingham
The Pinewood Centre in Wokingham has two fantastic good sized parks – one an Adventure Playground in the woods and the other a train theme playground. There is also a flat woodland walk on site. Both parks are in walking distance and there is free parking.
- The Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham
The Nature Discovery Centre in Thatcham has two good size adventure play areas – one for older children and the other for younger children. Both are in walking distance of the lake and are wooden play areas.
- California Country Park, Wokingham
California Country Park has newly renovated and expanded in April 2021. The park is now a large play area with areas for water and musical play. There is a pirate ship, wooden tree house with slide, climbing frames and trampoline, zip wire and more. Tickets need booking for this play area for weekends and bank holidays.
- Locks Ride Recreation Ground, Winkfield
Locks Ride Recreation Ground is a lovely park which is based around a large sandpit. There is a bridge, slide, swings, zip wires, swings, splash pad and more. Remember your buckets and spades. There are toilets and also ‘The Cabin’ which sells fantastic ice creams.
- Clewer Memorial Recreation Ground, Dedworth
Clewer Memorial Recreation Ground in Dedworth, Windsor is a large park with a fantastic pirate ship. There is sand so it is worth taking your bucket and spade. There is a range of play equipment plus a play area without sand. There is also a large playing field and cafe.
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