Find a place to play How to use Playmapp

What is Playmapp?

Playmapp is a directory of playgrounds and play spaces featuring hundreds of free places you can take children, including skateparks, paddling pools, forest parks and games areas across Devon, with the rest of the South West (coming soon!)

How to use Playmapp?

Find a play area using GPS

Start by clicking on the 'Use current location' in the search form below to active Playmapp's in build GPS function (for PC users who are using the 'Find my location' option, look out for the popup at the top of your browser to grant access to your location). Once your laction has been found, you have the option to select how far away from your location you would like Playmapp to look for play areas or just click the search button.

Find a play area by postcode

Type in a postcode for your area of interest. You can also select how far away from your location you would like Playmapp to look by using the select distance option. And finally, for those who would like to specify a larger area, the Choose Area option will allow you to search specific areas in Devon and the South West

Once you have submitted your GPS or postcode search, you will be taken to a list of play areas in your chosen area. If you have used the 'Find my location' option, the results will be in order of which play area is nearest to you. Further filtering options are also available if you are looking for specific facilities.

Find on a map

Your final option is the map search, just click on your region of interest to see all play areas on a map.

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Joules Explorer - My Ideal Family Weekend Getaway

August 20, 2016

The Joules Explorer competition sent me into a daydream about our ideal family weekend getaway, here is my entry.... For my ideal family weekend away we head to East Devon and stay in a little cottage near the sea, my 4 year-old twins brimming with excitement, ready to have fun in buckets and spades... It …

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Soft Play Areas in Devon

November 4, 2015

  By Claire For those rainy days when the kids have got energy to burn but the outside playground is not an option, the soft play beckons. Find indoor soft play areas and play Cafes in Devon in our interactive map and guide. Please contact the individual providers to confirm opening times and …

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About Playmapp

When Playmapp’s founder, Claire, had her twins, she discovered how essential playgrounds would become to keeping two energetic toddlers entertained. There was just one problem…finding the play areas, especially when away from the home patch. So Playmapp was started to help everyone locate a playground, wherever they may be. It's an ambitious project - there is no database of play areas in the UK, so we are starting from scratch building up the 'play map'. And we didn’t stop at just finding playgrounds…Playmapp features over 1500 places to play, including skateparks, paddling pools, forest parks, outdoor gyms and games areas across …

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