Central Park, Plymouth

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Central Park is the largest park in Plymouth. It was originally created in 1928 as a park devoted to the improvement of the health of city residents. Wide boulevards go through the park's open meadows and woodlands, up and down hills with fantastic views over the city towards Plymouth Sound and Cornwall.Find action and adventure in th exciting Seven Continents playground for all ages and abilities. Anyone who knows Plymouth will recognise famous events and landmarks that have been incorporated into the play environment and from there we set out to discover the seven continents and includes water jets and arches, dino swing, climbing frames, large pyramid net, drums, sound wheel and wheelchair roundabout. (Open all year around and inspected weekly)


Skate Park (refurbished in 2011)
Bowling green
Orienteering course
Cycle route through park
Cafe at the Life Centre
Baseball and lacrosse clubs
Pitch and putt course - nine hole (admission payable) which also has a kiosk offering refreshments
Public toilets at the clock tower
Panoramic views over the city centre and Plymouth Sound
Wild flower meadows
Open fields
Ample seating throughout the park

There is a good network of wide, tarmac paths throughout the park for disabled access.

Play equipment includes items that have special access possibilities with good grips and supports for less able children. Role-play and ground level play opportunity has been provided throughout the site for all age groups and care has been taken to choose items that do not separate or stigmatise children with disabilities.

Accessible to people with disabilities or limited movement and has been included in the DisabledGo access guide.

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