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Grays Beach Riverside Park, Grays

Grays beach playground is a large playground with a sand pit in the middle. The park also has mini golf, a cafe and splash pad. There is also a skate ramp, ball court and parkour area very close by. You can walk along the Thames Estuary and there

are also fields with lots of open space.



Where is Grays Beach Riverside Park?

📍Grays Beach Riverside Park

Thames Road

Grays

RM17 6HF


Adventure Playground at Grays Beach Park
Adventure Playground at Grays Beach Park

🅿️ Parking - Where to park at Grays Beach Riverside Park

Some paid on street parking on Thames Road


Grays Beach Car Park

1 hour - £1

2 hours - £1.50

4 hours - £2.50

6 hours - £4

Over 6 hours - £6.50

Card payment only

Sand playground at Grays Beach
Sand playground at Grays Beach

Playground at Grays Beach Riverside Park

The large, pirate ship climbing structure is suitable for toddlers to teenagers. On the ground level there are lots of puddles, little seats and boxes to pour and collect sand. There are several different rope climbs, bridges and steps to get up to slide level. There are also several

slides.


Playground at Grays Riverside Beach Park
Playground at Grays Riverside Beach Park

There are also several other more simple pieces of play equipment with slides, climbing walls and sand chutes. The other climbing equipment could do with a paint, but they were all in good condition. There is also a rock climbing wall and a really big rope climbing pyramid.


Dotted around the sand area, on the grass are several benches, picnic benches and some equipment for smaller children including baby swings and a roundabout.



Where to eat and drink at Grays Beach Riverside Park?

The lightship cafe at Grays Beach Riverside Park is conveniently located overlooking the park. The cafe is run by volunteers. The food was tasty, in generous portions and reasonably priced. They serve a varied menu. The Lightship Cafe is ipen from 10am to 5pm, 7 days a week.


There is also a small soft play inside the cafe only really suitable for toddlers. It costs £2.50 for one hour. We were also greeted by Hugo the Hamster inside the cafe when it started raining.


Playground at Grays Riverside Beach Park
LIghtship Cafe Grays Beach Riverside Park

Are there toilets at Grays Beach Riverside Park?

There are public toilets at Grays Beach Riverside Park inside the Lightship cafe. There are baby change facilities are available. The toilet facilities are available during opening hours.

Splash Pad at Grays Beach Riverside Park

There Splash Pad at Grays Beach Park is open for the 2024 season.


Splash Pad at Grays  Beach Riverside Park
Splash Pad at Grays Beach Riverside Park

Check out the Lightship Cafe Facebook Page for latest details.


Grays Beach Splash Pad

Facilities

🛝 Playground ✅

☕ Cafe ✅

ℹ Visitor Centre/Shop ❌

🚻 Toilets ✅

♿ Accessible ❌no accessible parking, facilitates, limited accessible play equipment

🪑 Picnic Tables ✅

🐶 Dog Friendly ✅

Spend 30 minutes - 1 hour


Post last updated May 2024


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