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Fun Times at Brockwell Park

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I’ve mentioned recently the fabulous farmers market we go to most Sunday’s. It’s located by Herne Hill train stationย justย a stones throw from beautiful Brockwell Park. The kids playpark didn’t used to be very good, but a couple of years ago Lambeth Council invested both the research time, and the money to give it a worthwhile overhaul.

A photo collage knocked up on my barely functioning iPhone could never do it justice, but the new and improved area is nothing short of amazing. Constructed out of wood and natural resources, the equipment caters for all ages from toddlers to teens. There’s a big sandpit, and a smaller one. Ditto climbing frames with wobbly bridges. A climbing wall, tunnels, individual swings, large group ones, and loads more.

The location serves as a perfect halfway house for various friends, so on a decent day this is often our first choice of meeting place. We get all the kids together, take a picnic for lunch and hang out for hours. It can be a tad disconcerting when the kids run off in different directions, but it’s a safe place for them to be. My only gripe is that the toilets can get really grubby, so if you venture here make sure you take plenty of baby wipes and toilet roll with you.

My girls love this place, and it fits so well with our trips to get supplies from the market. If only all play parks were as great as this one!

 

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36 Comments

  1. It’s so worth a visit if you’re in London!

  2. It’s great to kill two birds with one stone, and being in such a convenient location makes it all the more attractive a place to go to…

  3. Thanks hon, you really can’t beat a good stroll to the park ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. The Florence has a very special place in my heart too! We should definitely meet up lovely xx

  5. It’s good to suss out all the play parks, they come in very handy ๐Ÿ˜‰

  6. tee hee, it’s the only thing that lets the side down!

  7. It’s great, they love it!

  8. It really is my lovely.

  9. Me too ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. Go Lambeth Council, they listened and gave the people what they wanted and needed! Doesn’t happen very often but when it does, it’s a wonderful thing.

  11. The climbing wall is awesome!

  12. It’s awesome, keeps the kids happy for ages longer than most parks!

  13. It’s a really fab place, so worth a visit if you’re in the area.

  14. It really does! Thanks for dropping by ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. Nothing at all ๐Ÿ˜‰

  16. It’s fab Debs, well worth visiting if you’re nearby…

  17. This looks like an amazing place for the kiddies to enjoy themselves!! #LetKidsbeKids

  18. This is super cute. Nothing like an old fashioned romp in the park, right? Thanks for sharing!

  19. I think it’s fab too! Lambeth Council are quite switched on

  20. It’s awesome, loads going on in the park itself too ๐Ÿ™‚

  21. what a cool place!! I want to go! #sharewithme

  22. Looks like a lovely place hon. So nice to have a lovely playground to take the munchkins and even better if it is on route to the market ๐Ÿ™‚ #sharewithme

  23. Lovely you have a in between place to meet and have fun at. Can’t beat a good park for sure. Wish the weather would get better again as my two love the park and we are lucky to live by so many walking distance. Sounds amazing that it’s close to everything too. Thanks for linking up to Share With Me Hope you get to do more park hopping this week #sharewithme

  24. One of my favourite parks! We are a short bus hop away, so go there often. I love The Florence pub just outside, and the cafe in the park itself… We should meet up there sometime! ๐Ÿ™‚
    Love Bumps & Grind x
    #LetKidsBeKids

  25. Looks like a fun place to go play. Our local park seems pretty popular with the kids but not quite as nice as the one you have pictured.

  26. Le Coin de Mel says:

    Looks like such a nice park. I love finding a good park for the children. We have a few around the corner, but none with toilets (probably better not to have toilets than to have really grubby ones actually!). x Mel #SharewithMe

  27. looks like a fun place for the kiddies to let off some steam ๐Ÿ™‚

  28. It looks like the perfect place to have a good few hours of fun. ๐Ÿ™‚

  29. afamilydayout says:

    Looks great, playgrounds have come such a long way since I was a kid! #letkidsbekids

  30. That sounds like a fantastic park now. Great that it got renovated!
    Thanks for linking #LetKidsBeKids

  31. Looks like a good renovation! I love that climbing wall =) #LetKidsBeKids

  32. That looks amazing! Always great when you find a really good park, isn’t it? #LetKidsBeKids

  33. That park looks great fun, always good to have some down time en route to somewhere! #letkidsbekids

  34. Sounds awesome. Park time is always fun and brings in loads of happiness. ๐Ÿ™‚
    #letkidsbekids

  35. I’m glad to hear of a council doing something well and it having such a positive effect on the community. ย It looks bright and inviting.

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  36. That does look fabulous, and so handy near the market, too! #LetKidsBeKids

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