Exeter Hall Playground

Exeter Hall Playground

Date of Adventure: 31 Jul, 2023

Kidlington’s best kept secret? You may have driven past Exeter Hall before and never noticed there’s a brilliant play park in there!

It’s small but it’s mighty and there is so much packed into it including super interactive play equipment, which little ones love! There’s big and little play areas, which makes this a great choice for siblings of mixed ages, and a sandpit area with pulley buckets and a rotating colander; the older kids can become archaeologists and dig up the fossils hiding in the sand or climb up the ropes to the tower.
The trampoline is a favourite, alongside the stand up xylophone (which was my favourite too if I’m honest!) He also really loved looking in the crazy mirror and giggling with delight at his warped reflection. There really is so much to do here and so much choice: a rope climbing frame, multiple swings, slides of different sizes and speeds, stand up see-saw, wheelchair accessible roundabout, balancing logs and a double zipwire to name just some.

All of this makes for a good few hours of great outdoor play. The secret is out – tell your friends!



Always open
No booking required
Café open in Exeter Hall on Thursday - Saturday
Accessible with accessible equipment
10 minutes from Headington roundabout
2 and 2A bus
Free parking in the car park accessed via Oxford Rd or Crown Rd
The details


Exeter Close, Kidlington OX5 1AB

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