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Public notice: To help protect our visitors from Coronavirus all playgrounds across The Royal Parks will close from Wednesday 18th March until further notice. Please see our updates page for the latest information.

The South Carriage Drive Playground is an exciting and adventurous play space that sits on the southern boundary of Hyde Park along South Carriage Drive. The playground has views over open sports fields, tree lined avenues and the Serpentine.

  • The playground features climbing frames, a swing set and slide.
  • It has recently been refurbished to provide a wider range of play features that allow more creative play and are less restrictive in the number of children that can play at one time.

Key details

Age range

  • Suitable for children up to the age of 12


  • Catering kiosk

Opening times

January 5am-midnight

February 5am-midnight

March 5am-midnight

April 5am-midnight

May 5am-midnight

June 5am-midnight

July 5am-midnight

August 5am-midnight

September 5am-midnight

October (BST) 5am-midnight

October (GMT) 5am-midnight

November 5am-midnight

December 5am-midnight

Last entry to the playground is 30 minutes before closing time. The playground is closed all day on 25th December.

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