Tetsworth playground

Tetsworth playground

Date of Adventure: 26 Oct, 2023

Such a busy little playground with so much packed in!

This is a great playground for mixed ages: the bigger children will enjoy the challenging older equipment whist the younger ones have a smaller scale apparatus. However, we all know the little ones will want to go big guns on the big one. If this speaks to your soul then do watch out because they will need close supervision. Close close supervision. This is not a spectator sport! The big frame is impressive with really challenging rope climbs, balances, cars, bridges and scrambles, but it also has lots of places where little ones can fall through so you have to be up there holding hands too. This is extreme playgrounding people!!

The apparatus for younger children has an age appropriate slide and physical challenges. Lots of other stand alone pieces of balance/ jumping/ springing equipment in the enclosed playground including, my favourite, the run on hamster wheel!

What really made me smile was the stile access on one side of the playground – I couldn’t work out why on earth it was there: but then I saw the green footpath sign. These are footpaths with a public right of way and are legally protected routes that the public may use by foot – playground or no playground it is a right of way and the stile is allowing you access through! Follow the trajectory of the footpath sign up across the common and you will come to a little bridge and a walk which takes you off into fields and countryside and eventually connects up to the Oxfordshire Way. Worth a wander.






Always open
No booking required
The Red Lion village shop and café across the road
Accessible for all but no wheelchair accessible equipment
14 minutes from Headington roundabout
275 bus
Free parking on roadside
The details


The Green, Tetsworth, Thame OX9 7AU

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