South Park and the mini toddler assault course

South Park and the mini toddler assault course

Date of Adventure: 3 Aug, 2023

We’ve been regulars at this park for years and I’ve watched all three of my boys master the mini toddler assault course with glowing pride! Six little obstacles to clamber over, through and spin around on. It’s a little person version of Tough Mudder (if you know, you know!) Physical confidence will grow as motor skills improve and children go from barely standing to Bear Grylls.

There is also a big rope pyramid, climbing frame with slide for little kids, one for the big ones too, swings – including a bucket swing – and a little house. Outside of the gated area is a zip wire, plus various logs to climb and balance on and big trees to hide behind. South Park features in our ‘5 best hills to roll down’ blog, check out where else you can roll here.

Other activities that children will love (although not exclusive to this park) include gate opening (x 10 billion), dog poo interrogation, shoe flinging, multiple bin investigation, stone collecting (again, x 10 billion) and snack destruction.

Oh, and did we mention the views of the spires? Sublime!




Always open
No booking required
No café
Accessible but no accessible equipment in playground
9 minutes from Headington roundabout
City 15 to Morrell Avenue
Limited parking in the area, consider public transport or bike
The details


Playground access at the top of Morrell Avenue, OX4 1NG


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