Explore Buckingham's play parks
Buckingham has a wealth of play parks, with fourteen separate areas and more to come as new housing developments are completed. Each one has a different feel, giving plenty of choice to vary your day in Buckingham. Information about each park's facilities including park guides will help you choose which park to try next - Chandos Park for a longer day, Bourton Park for shade. You could try Moreton Road Park or the Skate Park for older kids and teens. Much more information on each park is available below.
Have fun and enjoy our local parks!
Play parks managed by Buckingham Town Council
Bourton Park Junior and Senior Play areas are nestled under the trees of Bourton Park; picnic benches positioned in the shade have a good view of both areas.
The Senior play park includes a zipline, basket swing, tree house climbing frame, balancing trail and slide.The Junior play park is enclosed and includes toddler swings, climbing frame with nets and wide slide and springers.
Read more about Bourton Park and its facilities, including parking on our Bourton Park page.
Chandos Park play area suits children from infants to teens with climbing frames, swings, infant swings, slides, wheelchair accessible roundabout and adventure trail with a host of stages to climb and jump to and from.
With nearby tables and trees for shade it's a great spot for a longer play session.
Read more about the park and additional facilities, including toilets, on our Chandos Park page.
Otters Brook play area is set in a large open green space, with shady trees and benches. The park is accessible from Otters Brook off Badgers Way, and is a short walk from Bourton Park.
The park features a zip wire, tunnel, large climbing frame and slide, swings, younger children's slide, netted basket, net and pole climbing frame.
Lace Hill Sports and Leisure Centre play area is an enclosed space including junior and senior climbing frames, nets slides, spinners, seesaws, carousels.
There's also a multi-use games area suitable for football and basketball, and a large public green space for open and formal booked session use. For more information about using the field please contact Sam Hoareau, Lace Hill Sports and Community Centre Coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01280 812 872.
Ken Tagg play area is set in an enclosed green space, with shade from a tree and benches. The park is accessible from Meadway.
The park features a climbing frames, swings, springer, seesaw and climbing frame.
Play parks managed by Buckinghamshire Council
This large play park uses dips and hills to create a fun play space for kids of all ages.
Large slide, zip line, large wooden climbing frame, shaded seating areas, swings, toddler swings, small climbing frame and balance trail.
Buckingham Skate Park is an amazing space for kids, teens and adults to skate to their hearts content, close to home. With a two wide half pipes and additional ramps.
Buckingham Town Council sponsors a skate park event each year via the Buckingham Action Group. Professional skaters come to show off their skills, teach techniques and host a skate competition for anyone who wants to turn up and compete.
Access is from Bridge Street, Heartlands Park or Cornwalls Meadow carpark (via a footbridge)
This play area circles around a green man totem with swings, toddler swings, large climbing frame with slide, small climbing frame and slide, frog springer, spinning platforms and a an enclosed grassy space to enjoy. Access is from Overn Avenue.
Bridge Street play area is a wooden play area with climbing frame, slides, swings and balancing bridges. Situated next to the skate park, the location suits mixed ages.
Walk to Stratford Fields through Heartlands park or from Linden Village, with the closest parking at the Stratford Road car park.
It includes a large climbing frame, balance trail, netted basket swing, bucket spinner and toddler play house
Play parks managed by others
Clarence Park sits alongside the Riverside Walk and both wooded and wildflower areas. The play area is enclosed and suits children from babies upwards.
Netted basket swing, see-saws, net and wood climbing frames, toddler seating and picnic benches.
Needlepin Way play area is a large enclosed space with large and medium sized multi-play climbing frames with slides, swings, toddler swings, seesaws and spinners.
The Bobbins Way wooden play area is enclosed and includes spinner, tall multiplay with nets and climbing posts, small climbing frame and slide, netted basket, swings and toddler swings.
Facilities and Accessibility
You’ll find public toilets at Chandos Park including disabled facilities, accessed by radar key. Cornwalls Meadow Toilets include a Changing Places station.
All the playparks have parking nearby. Please park considerately in residential areas.
There are spaces available for blue badge holders in the Cornwalls Meadow car park.
Almost all the parks include benches or could be used as a picnic location. Shops and cafes are available in the town centre a short walk from all locations in Buckingham.
Well behaved dogs are welcome in all of our Parks; we do ask that dogs are kept under control and that waste is picked up and disposed of considerately. Clear signage is displayed throughout all the Parks regarding dogs on-lead areas and dog-free areas.