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Belhus Woods Country Park, South Ockendon

Belhus Woods is a great family friendly country park! The lake of Belhus Woods Country Park is truly beautiful (there are plenty of ducks to feed). There is also woodlands to explore, a visitor centre and brilliant adventure playground. The playground has imaginative and interesting musical themed equipment, as well as lots of slides, climbs and a sandy area.

 Where is Belhus Woods Country Park?

📍Belhus Woods Country Park

South Ockendon

RM15 4XJ

🅿️ Parking - Where to park for Belhus Woods Country Park

Up to 1 hour £2.50 Up to 2 hours £3.80 Up to 3 hours £5.10 Over 3 hours £6.30

Belhus Woods Playground
Belhus Woods Playground

Playground at Belhus Woods

There are several unique and interesting play areas inside the playground at Belhus Woods. The musical instruments were our favourite.

You can also find a sand play area with wooden sculptures, lots of wooden balancing logs, climbing walls, rope climbs, slides, baby swings, a nest swing and climbing frames. There are giant chairs with slides attached and a long table with benches. There really is so much to do.

This large playground is suitable for a variety of ages and abilities.

The playground is enclosed. There is a grassy area and picnic benches within the enclosed play area.

Belhus Woods Musical Playground
Belhus Woods Musical Playground

The Lake at Belhus Woods

There is a large lake with A LOT of geese, ducks and swans. We we're surrounded! You can also fish at the lakes.

The Woods at Belhus Woods

There are trails through the woodland. Pathways are are passable with a sturdy buggy but not accessible.

Where to eat and drink at Belhus Woods

There is a small visitor centre/ cafe serving hot and cold drinks and sandwiches. No indoor seating but plenty of benches under pergolas outside.

Are there toilets at Belhus Woods

There are toilets at Belhus Woods, next to the visitor centre.

Other playgrounds close to Belhus Woods

Belhus Woods Country Park
Sandpit at Belhus Woods Playground

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🛝 Playground ✅

☕ Cafe

ℹ Visitor Centre/Shop

🚻 Toilets

♿ Accessible ❌

🪑 Picnic Tables ✅

🐶 Dog Friendly ✅

At least 1 hour

Post last updated February


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