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Playground on an Airfield! Wings Cafe North Weald Airfield

What makes this place really special is that you can see planes and helicopters landing and taking off from the playground and cafe outside seating area. You actually drive along the runway to reach the cafe and playground.⁣

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Where is Wings Cafe?

📍Wings Cafe North Weald Airfield⁣

Wings Cafe⁣

CM16 6HR⁣

🅿️ Parking - Where to park at Northlands Park

There is a car park with free parking

This playground has FREE PARKING

Wings Cafe Opening Times Wings Cafe is open every day from 9am until 4pm. For any changes check the Wings Cafe Facebook Page 

What aircraft will you see at Wings Cafe?

We saw private planes, the police helicopter, air ambulance and fire engines whilst we were there!

Menu at Wings Cafe

This playground is part of a cafe, so there is a large selection of food and drink. Chose from all day breakfasts, burgers, paninis, jacket potatoes, hot drinks, cold drinks, cakes and lollies. Everything was reasonably priced, served quickly and the coffee was good.⁣ Plenty of tables inside and outside.⁣ High chairs available.⁣

Play Area at Wings Cafe

This play area is enclosed next to the cafe.⁣ There are wooden play structures. Each piece of equipment has a variety of slides, climbing walls/ropes, monkey bars, low level bench seating and swings. There are also two enclosed trampolines.⁣

Toilets at Wings Cafe

There are no toilets available at the cafe. There is a toilet block a two minute walk away⁣, which is a bit of an inconvenience. NO accessible toilet. NO baby change ⁣

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🛝 Playground ✅

☕ Cafe ✅

ℹ Visitor Centre/Shop ❌

🚻 Toilets ✅

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

🪑 Picnic Tables ✅

🐶 Dog Friendly ✅

Spend 1 hour

Updated May 2024


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