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Boxted Playground, Colchester

We stopped at Boxted playground whilst travelling from the North of Essex. I didn't really know what to expect from this village playground but was pleasantly surprised.

Where is the playground in Boxted?

📍 King George Playing Fields

Cage Lane



Boxted Playground

🅿️ Parking - Where to park for Boxted Playground

Free parking in car park ⁣

How to find the playground in Boxted?

The playground is across the fields from the car park.

What equipment is at Boxted Playground?

There is an enclosed section to play area which has a climbing frame with slide, swings, springy ride on equipment, seesaw and a smaller slide. This area is suitable for smaller children.

There is also lots of equipment surrounding the enclosed play area. There is balancing equipment, two in floor trampolines, tyre swing, roundabout and a large wooden log climbing frame.

There is also separate equipment to balance/climb/jump/bmx.

There are plenty of benches and picnic tables surrounding the play area.

Boxted Playground

Boxted Playground

What other play equipment is there at Boxted playground?

Slightly across the field is a skate ramp and zipwire.

There is outdoor gym equipment next to the playground

Playing Fields at Boxted playground

As mentioned there is a lot of space here including large, open playing fields.

Where to eat and drink at Boxted playground - cafe at Boxted playground

There is a Community Cafe inside the Community Hub - Harpers @harperscaffe

Serves hot and cold drinks, meals and cakes.

Open - Tues – Fri 8.30am – 4.30pm, Sat 9am – 3pm, Sun 9am – 2pm

Are there toilets at Boxted playground?

Toilets inside the Community Hub

Other playgrounds close to Boxted playground

Check out the Parks of Essex Directory - A-Z of over 100 Essex parks


🛝 Playground ✅

☕ Cafe ✅

ℹ Visitor Centre/Shop ❌

🚻 Toilets ✅

♿ Accessible ❌

🪑 Picnic Tables ✅

🐶 Dog Friendly ✅

30 minutes - 1 hour

Post last updated February 2024


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