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Public notice:
Please avoid using the playgrounds and outdoor gyms when they are busy in order to maintain social distancing, and please adhere to the signage at the gates. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please bring your own hand sanitiser and use it before and after you have touched any surfaces in the playgrounds or outdoor gyms. For those using the outdoor gyms, please wipe down equipment after you have used it.

Please note: It is not possible to guarantee that playgrounds and outdoor gyms are secure from Covid-19 and visitors use them at their own risk.

The Petersham Gate Playground has been designed to be used by children of all ages. It features:

  • a sandpit area
  • a bark pit with a climbing frame and jumping lily pads
  • balancing blocks and a hammock
  • an elephant piano (xylophone)
  • a see-saw
  • a water play feature.

A timber pergola next to the sandpit provides shade and the timber slab surround, wide steps and boulders provide seating opportunities.

Key details

Age range

  • Suitable for children up to the age of 12


  • Children's toilets

Opening times*

January 7:30am-4pm

February 7:30am-5pm

March 7am-6pm

April 7am-8pm

May 7am-8:45pm

June 7am-9pm

July 7am-9pm

August 7am-8:30pm

September 7am-7pm

October (BST) 7:30am-6pm

October (GMT) 7:30am-4:30pm

November 7:30am-4pm

December 7:30am-4pm

* Please remember to check the opening and closing times for vehicles. The playground is closed all day on 25th December.

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