Inclusive Play Areas

If you are searching for an inclusive and accessible play area, look no further!  Check out the interactive map below to see play areas where there is at least one piece of inclusive play equipment. Featuring wheelchair accessible roundabouts, seesaws and trampolines, accessible tower units with wheelchair ramps, inclusive treehouses, wider slides, boat swings and sensory play areas there is something for every child at these play areas.

If you know of an inclusive play area in the South West that we have missed, please let us know by adding a comment at the foot of the article or by sending us a message. As Playmapp expands into new Counties, we will continue adding to this article.

 

Alexandra Park, Poole

Palmerston Road, Poole, Poole BH14 9HQ

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Alexandra Park has two inclusive springers. The springers have their own seat and foot and grab rails, making them suitable for some with physical disabilities. Other play equipment includes a buddy swings, roundabout, cone climber and zip wire.

Bakers Park, Newton Abbot

Totnes Road, Newton Abbot, Devon

Bakers Park in Newton Abbot has a play area featuring a wheelchair acccessible roundabout and inclusive swing, set within open green space and playing fields.

Boscawen Park, Truro

Malpas Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 1UE

A brand new (opening July 2015) park designed to be inclusive for children of all ages and abilities. There is a basket swing and sensory area, along with a range of timber play equipment.

Bourne Valley Park Play Area, Poole

Turbary Close, Poole, Poole BH12 4HD

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Bourne Valley Park Play Area has a wheelchair-accessible roundabout. There is also an exciting range of wooden play equipment including  a zip wire, rope-end swing, basket swing, climbers and plenty more.

Cockington Court Play Area, Torquay

Cockington Lane, Torquay, Torbay

Cockington Court play area has a variety of play equipment designed to be inclusive to all. There is a wheelchair seesaw, a turning stone, sound boxes, a singing stone, a water feature with seesaw pump and fountain, as well as slides and ramps. There is plenty to do at Cockington Court for a free day out, with a country park, cafe and charming village to explore.

Enfield Park, Camelford

Market Place, Camelford, Cornwall PL32 9PB

Enfield Park Camelford is a riverside park with a range of play equipment including a wheelchair accessible roundabout and a basket swing.

Grampound Road Playing Field

South Street, Grampound Road, Truro, Cornwall TR2 4DZ

Grampound Road Playing Field has a play area with a range of equipment including some inclusive play equipment, with a springer with back and foot rest and swing for disabled use.

Hatchards Field Play Area, Poole

Rossmore Road, Poole, Poole BH12 2HQ

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Hatchards Field Play Area has a range of equipment for children with special needs of all ages, set in a landscaped setting with sensory shrubs and picnic tables. There is a wheelchair accessible seesaw, a wheelchair accessible trampoline, a wheelchair accessible ‘waltzer’ roundabout, a springer with backrest and low-level musical orbs. Other equipment includes swings and climbing frames.

Jubilee Field, Wadebridge

Jubilee Road, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7AE

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Photo credit to Outdoor Play People, who designed and installed this play area.

Jubilee Field Wadebridge is an exciting play area inspired by Padstow and Wadebridge, with the ‘Padstow Harbour’ toddler towers and the wheelchair accessible ‘Wadebridge Towers’.

King George V Playing Fields, Ferndown

Peter Grant Way, Ferndown, Dorset BH22 9UP

King George V Playing Field Ferndown has facilities to suit all ages. These include a large children’s playground with equipment for children with additional needs, 6 tennis courts, 4 football pitches, a cricket pitch, an excellent bowling green and a fully equipped Skateboard Park.

Millbrook Tractor Park

Southdown Road, Millbrook, Torpoint, Cornwall PL10 1EH

Millbrook Tractor Park is so called becaused of a much loved feature play tractor. There is also a basket swing, climbing stone, stepping stones and an accessible roundabout.

Oakdale Par, Poole

Darbys Lane, Poole, Poole BH15 3ER

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Oakdale Park has an inclusive, wheelchair accessible roundabout, sitting flush to the ground for easy access. Other equipment includes a multi-person raft springer, buddy swing, zip wire and climbing frame.

Owermoigne Play Area

Wareham Road, Owermoigne, Dorchester, Dorset

Owermoigne Playing Field has no vehicular access. Equipment includes regular swings and also swings designed for disabled use, spirowhirl roundabout and cable rider.

The Play Park, Exeter

Topsham Road, Exeter, Devon EX2 6HE

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The Mencap Society Inclusive Community Play Park has been voted the 6th best inclusive and accessible play park in the world! Almost all the equipment is wheelchair accessible and includes a wheelchair seesaw, roundabout, swings, trampoline, large wooden structure with ramps and slides, spinning chairs and a sandpit. Free carpark close by.

Playing for Life Playground

Royal Cornwall Hospital, Penventinnie Lane, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3UP

Situated in the grounds of the Royal Cornwall Hospital, the Playing for Life Playground  has a range of inclusive play equipment including a swing and water pump.

Sandringham Play Area, Dorchester

Armada Way, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 2TL

Sandringham Play Area forms part of Sandringham Sports Centre and is laid out near to the football pitch and free car park. The play equipment includes a wooden multi play structure, stand up seesaw, swings and a wheelchair-accessible roundabout. There is also a kickwall and basket ball hoop located near to the play area plus a comprehensive selection of outdoor gym equipment. Some of the equipment is designed to be inclusive. The area has seats and picnic tables.

Seven Continents Adventure Playground, Plymouth

Central Park, Mayflower Drive, Plymouth, Plymouth PL2 3DF

Plymouth’s Seven Continents Adventure Playground has something for everyone. Europe features a play ship and Antarctica has an interactive water play area. Africa is aimed at younger children, with springers, role play structures and shaded picnic area. North America, South America, Asia and Australia feature a side variety of challenging and fun equipment. Inclusive equipment includes a wheelchair roundabout.

Sherborn Crescent Play Area, Poole

Bovington Close, Poole, Poole BH17 8AY

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Sherborn Crescent Play Area in Poole has an ‘Orbit’ wheelchair accessible roundabout. There is also a zip wire, a multiplay unit with slides and a timber climber. There is free parking on surrounding roads.

Shore Road Recreation Ground, Swanage

Horsecliffe Lane, Swanage, Dorset BH19

Shore Road Recreation Ground has a range of equipment including an accessible swing and a play train.

Shroton Play Park, Iwerne Courtney

Main Street, Iwerne Courtney, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 8QD

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Shroton Play Park is in a beautiful setting surrounded by trees and a lovely green space for playing and picnics.  The play park has an inclusive roundabout that is flush to the ground and designed for wheelchair use, and a nest swing and loud speakers. There is also toddler and junior multiplay units, swings, an adventure trail and a seesaw.

South Zeal Recreation Ground

Cawsand View, South Zeal, Okehampton, Devon EX20 2JU

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South Zeal Recreation Ground has a play area with slides, climbing frames, springers, inclusive basket swing and inclusive roundabout. There is a large recreation field with football goals and a tennis court along with a small skatepark.

Springdale Recreation Ground Play Area

Lewesdon Drive, Broadstone, Poole BH18 9HF

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Springdale Play Area has a wheelchair friendly seesaw. There is also a multi-person springer, a climbing net with slide, a buddy swing and wooden jumping platforms.

Stanhope Park

Stanhope Close, Holsworthy, Holsworthy, Devon

Stanhope Park in Holsworthy has an exciting new playground with a range of equipment including a helicopter, crab tunnel, basket swing, climbers, swings, .multiplay unit with slide and inclusive roundabout.

Sturminster Newton Play Area

Ricketts Lane, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1BY

Sturminster Newton Play Area has an inclusive roundabout. There is also a basket swing,  castle themed multi-activity unit, zip wire, spiders web climbing area, climbing chains and outdoor gym equipment. Large carpark adjacent.

Venn Lane Playground, Stoke Fleming

Ravensbourne Lane, Stoke Fleming, Dartmouth, Devon

Playground and recreation field by village hall. There is an inclusive roundabout, and other equipment includes HMS Iggle Piggle Play Ship, bubble tunnel, swings, play house and more.

Victoria Park, Plymouth

Victoria Avenue, Plymouth, Plymouth PL1 5NH

Victoria Park in Plymouth has a large play area in the centre of the park with varied equipment including wheelchair accessible seesaw, roundabout and DDA swing.

Wild Fox Adventure Playground, Paignton

Smallcombe Road, Paignton, Torbay TQ3 3SP

Wild Fox Adventure Playground is one of few nationwide that boasts a fully inclusive Treehouse. The whole playground keeps inclusivity at the core of all of its work and objectives. Free campfire meals provided at every session. Please check the Play Torbay website for session times.

Willowbed Play Area, Weymouth

Putton Lane, Chickerell, Weymouth, Dorset DT3 4AJ

Willowbed Play Area has swings for all abilities including disabled . Other equipment in the play park includes a zip wire, toddler swing, rope climbing net, swings for all abilities including disabled, climbing frames and toadstool stools as part of the toddler section.

Yellowtor Play Area, Saltash

Yellowtor Road, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 4UH

Yellowtor Play Area Saltash has flat and cradle swings, a multiplay unit and an inclusive roundabout.

 

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