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“Brilliant park”

The Recreation Ground
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Owner description: 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.
Kenilworth, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Brilliant park”
Reviewed July 5, 2013

Zip wire, pirate ship, things for small and bigger children. Excellent. Always clean and well maintained. No dogs.

Visited July 2013
Thank Emma O
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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603 reviews
464 attraction reviews
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“Great play area”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

There is a great children's playground at the rec. It has areas for toddlers, teens and those in the middle so plenty to keep all children entertained. Once they have had enough fun on the swings, slides and climbing frames there is also a large sandpit with water feature. Shame the slide in the sand pit always ends up as a sand slide and covered in water too, but that is what children like to do. There is also the large fields around perfect for picnics and ball games.

Visited November 2012
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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
“Great for kids”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

This is a great spot to take the kids. There is a large play area with things to do for all ages, including a zip wire. The whole area around the river and theatre is so lovely too, especially in the Summer . The whole area was badly flooded and closed for a while in December. Pay and display parking is available next to the park, but there may be cheaper places if you don't mind a little walk. A great place to visit, have a stroll by the bandstand and visit lovely Stratford-upon-Avon.

Visited September 2012
2 Thank Debbiedoodle1
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Reviewed August 3, 2012

we come every year and this is always a stop off for us! there is a large sand vs water pit which has all kinds of gagets in it for kids to play with, diggers, pipes - running water, a pirate ship, islands...an outdoor swimming pool, a zip wire, seating and plenty of grass, as well as the usual swings and climbing frames. There is a large area for toddlers/infants too which is just too small for larger kids - so they stear clear of it in favour of the more advanced equipment. You could literally spend hours here - the kids will love it and you won't have to spend any money (other than parking of course).

Visited July 2012
2 Thank VeggieInTheLakes
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