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Address: Corams Fields 93 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1DN, England
Phone Number: 44 020 7837 6138
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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A free central London playground and park, not far from the British Museum,...

A free central London playground and park, not far from the British Museum, with play equipment for all under 16s including a huge sand pit for toddlers. There are even some farm animals and no adult can enter without a child so it's a safe space too.

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Large enclosed place with lots of different play areas for kids. Was happy to let my 5 yo have the run of the place. Has animals too

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2016
Andrew P
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Free to enter (you can not enter if you have no children) Staff on the gate so children can't get out Lots for the children to do zip wire big climbing frames and slides padding pool football pitch and animals to see we took a picnic and sat on the grass area in the sun while the kids played Overall... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Coram's field is a great find for visitors and residents of London. It's free and opened only to children and adults with them. Person on gate to vet who gos' in and stop little escapees! café in square for basic refreshments, rabbits and goats, and looks like an education program for vegetable planting. Large wooden play park for at both... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We often visit the hospitals local to Coram fields and its always clean and tidy. Always have a coffee and a slice of delicious cake at the cafe. They always have activities on for toddlers too and the animals always go down well with the kids!

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Centreville, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Adjacent to the Foundling Museum with its entrance on Guilford is this child friendly playground named for Captain Thomas Coram who in 1739 established the Foundling Hospital for abandoned children. This is a wonderful place for families to give children a break from touring and just be kids. As I was an unaccompanied adult and since ny child is now... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Large enclosed place with lots of different play areas for kids. Was happy to let my 5 yo have the run of the place. Has animals too

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Thank Andrew P
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I couldn't go in as I wasn't with any children. But I heard the history of the place from a friend and was able to walk around the perimeter. The old shelters used by the children long ago still remain.

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Thank LizinKL
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

We are so very lucky to have this children's park five minutes walk away. No dogs allowed is a huge bonus. It's a shame there are so many London Plane trees which are in need of cutting back especially at this time of year when it is hideously itchy. That said its a lovely space and an afternoon can easily... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

I visited on Friday 8th April 2016 at 4.30pm and was horrified by the state of things in the Fields. With no-one on the gate, single men and women, without the obligatory child, wandered in at will. A Youth (17/18 ?) rode his Bicycle through the playing children, not once but twice. I went with my friend's little boy to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We visit Coram's Fields every year while we stay in London. It's in Bloomsbury, just a few minutes walk from Kings Cross and St Pancras. Adults can only enter when children are in tow, which makes it a safe haven. There are swings, slides, bridges, sandpits, something for all ages! There is even a zipline for those as young as... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

If you are nearby then by all means call in if you intend to make a special trip here you will be disappointed as not a awful lot to do well kept but mainly for locals use.

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