Days Out Norwich

Parks & Playgrounds

Abinger Way Childrens Play Grounds

Abinger Way Childrens Play Grounds, NR4 6ND

Age Group: Toddler play area

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Argyle Street Childrens Play Ground

Argyle Street Childrens Play Ground, NR1 2DA

Age Group: Toddler/Junior play areas

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Ashby street, off queens road

Ashby street, off queens road, NR1 3PU

Age Group: Toddler/Junior play areas

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Astley Road Childrens Play Ground

Astley Road Childrens Play Ground, NR5 9LS

Age Group: Toddler/Junior

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Atkinson Close

Atkinson Close, NR5 9NE

Age Group: Young people

Activities: Football with Goals
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Barkers Lane Playing Field

Barkers Lane Playing Field, Barkers Lane, NR7

This area is a large informal playing field with community shelter and football goal. Access is via Barkers Lane, Church Lane or the Millennium Woodland.

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Belvoir street

Belvoir street, NR2 3AZ

Age Group: Toddler/Junior/Young People

Activities: Football with Goals
Multi Use Gaming Area
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Bendish Way

Bendish Way, NR5 9NN

Age Group: Toddler/Junior

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Borrowdale Drive

Borrowdale Drive, NR1 4LZ

Age Group: Toddler
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Bowers Avenue

Bowers Avenue, NR3 2PL

Age Group: Toddler/Junior

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Bowthorpe Cycleway, Swaffield Street

Bowthorpe Cycleway, Swaffield Street

Age Group: Toddler/Junior/Young People

Activities:Football with Goals
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Britannia Road, NR1 4HL

Britannia Road, NR1 4HL

Age Group: Young people

Activities:
Cricket
Football
Pavillion
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Burhill close

Burhill close, NR4 6LX

Age Group: Toddler/Junior/Young People
Activities:
Football
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Bussey Road Childrens Play Ground

Bussey Road Childrens Play Ground, NR6 6JF

Age Group: Toddler

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Castle Green Childrens Play Ground

Castle Green Childrens Play Ground, NR1 3DD

Age Group: Toddler play areas

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Catton Park

Catton Park, NR6 7AD

Age Group: Family

Parking: Limited

Toilet: No

 

 

 


Chapel Break Village Centre

Chapel Break Village Centre, NR5 9LU

Age Group: Toddler/Junior/Young People

Activities:
Football
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Chapelfield Gardens, Chapelfield East

Chapelfield Gardens, Chapelfield East, NR2 1NY

Age Group: Toddler/Junior

Parking: No

Toilet: Currently closed


Chestnut Hill Childrens Play Ground

Chestnut Hill Childrens Play Ground, NR4 6NR

Age Group: Toddler

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Clarendon Steps, Bathhurst Road

Clarendon Steps, Bathhurst Road, NR2 2PA

Age Group: Toddler

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Clover Hill Village Centre

Clover Hill Village Centre, NR5 9BN

Age Group: Young people

Activities:
Casual Football
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Cranes Croft and Hall Wood Road

Cranes Croft and Hall Wood Road (off Blue Boar Lane)

These two enclosed play areas are suitable for younger children aged 3 – 9 and have a range of play equipment.

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Danby Close Childrens Play Ground

Danby Close Childrens Play Ground, NR4 6LD

Age Group: Toddler/Junior play areas

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Douro Place

Douro Place, NR2 4BQ

Age Group:Toddler

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Eagle Baths

Eagle Baths, NR2 4LY

Age Group: Toddler

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Eagle Walk

Eagle Walk, NR2 2JA

Age Group: Toddler/Junior/Young People

Activities:
Football
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Eaton Green, Lindford Drive

Eaton Green, Lindford Drive, NR4 6LR

Age Group: Toddler/Junior/Young People

Activities:
Football with Goals
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Eaton Park

Eaton Park, South Park Avenue, NR4 7AU

www.friendsofeatonpark.co.uk

Eaton Park is open all day, every day, 365 days a year. Entry is free.

Activities:
Bandstand
Bowls
Basketball
Community centre
Crazy golf
Cricket
Cycle speedway
Football
Footgolf
Fountain
Lily pond
Miniature railway
Model boating pond
Multi-use games area
Norwich Parkrun
Pitch and putt
Play area
Putting
Skate park
Tennis (hard) (Advance bookings and pay and play)
Parking: Yes

Café: Yes

Toilet: Yes


Edinburgh Road

Edinburgh Road, NR2 3RJ

Age Group: Toddler

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Enfield Road

Enfield Road, NR5 8LF

Age Group: Toddler

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Fitzmaurice Park

Fitzmaurice Park, Pound Lane NR7 0UN

The Fitzmaurice Park, Pound Lane is the most recent Park and to have recently undergone extensive work to become the main ‘events’ park. It is home to the annual Fireworks displays and St Georges Day Fete. The Park has a floodlit MUGA area, childrens play area, slide and a zipwire.

Parking:

Toilet:


Fourways Open Space

Fourways Open Space, NR5 8TN

Age Group: Young People
Activities:
Football
Basketball
Multi Use Games Area
Shelter
Parking: No

Toilet: No


George Pope Road

George Pope Road, NR3 3RF

Age Group: Toddler

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Gertrude Road

Gertrude Road, NR3 4RN

Age Group: Toddler/Junior
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Gildencroft

Gildencroft, NR3 1DS

Age Group: Toddler/Junior/Young People

Activities:
Casual football
Basketball
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Gilman Road/ The Desert

Gilman Road/ The Desert, NR3 4JB

Age Group: Young people

Activities:
Football
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Greenfields, Ives Road

Greenfields, Ives Road, NR6 6DG

Age Group: Toddler, Young People
Activities:
Basketball
5 a side football with goals
Trail
Multi Use Gaming Area
Skate park
Shelter
Half Pipe
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Harford Park, Ipswich Road

Harford Park, Ipswich Road, NR4 6LQ
Age Group: Junior/toddler play areas

Activities:
Basketball
Bowls
Cycle speedway
Football with Goals
Tennis
Multi Use Gaming Area
Shelter
Parking: Yes

Toilet: No


Heartsease, Sale Road

Heartsease, Sale Road, NR7 9TW

Age Group: Toddler/Junior/Young People
Activities:
Basketball
Football with Goals
Multi Use Gaming Area
Skate park
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Heath Road

Heath Road, NR3 1JW

Age Group: Toddler/Junior

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Heigham Park

Heigham Park, The Avenues, NR2 3HW

Age Group: Junior and toddler play area

Activities:
Bowls
Tennis (grass)
Parking: No

Toilet: Yes


Heigham Street

Heigham Street, NR2 4TG

Age Group: Toddler/Junior

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Holls Lane Childrens Play Ground

Holls Lane Childrens Play Ground, NR1 3HH

Age Group: Junior

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Jenny Lind

Jenny Lind, NR2 2SW

Age Group: Toddler/Junior/Young People

Activities:
Basketball
Football
Multi-use games area
Parking: No

Toilet: Yes


Jubilee Park

Jubilee Park, NR1 2EX

Age Group: Junior and toddler play area

Activities:
Basketball
Football
Multi-use games area
Trail
Shelter
Parking: Yes

Toilet: No


Ketts Cave

Ketts Cave, NR3 1NH

Age Group: Toddler/Junior/Young People
Activities:
Multi-use games area
Football
Basketball
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Laundry Lane, Recreation Ground

Laundry Lane, Recreation Ground, NR7 0XQ

It has numerous football pitchs, tennis courts and woodland walks. The site has two childrens play areas which are next to the Morse Pavilion. The site is home to the St Andrews Football Club and is next to the Recreation Bowling Club.

Parking: Yes

Toilet: No


Leonards Street Childrens Play Ground

Leonards Street Childrens Play Ground, NR3 3BW

Age Group: Toddler/Junior

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Marion Road Childrens Play Ground

Marion Road Childrens Play Ground, NR1 4BP

Age Group: Toddler/Junior play areas

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Marlpit Community Centre

Marlpit Community Centre, NR6 5EQ

Age Group: Toddler/Junior/Young People

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Milecross Gardens

Milecross Gardens, NR3 2RS

Age Group: Junior

Activities:
Activity trail
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Millennium Woodland

Millennium Woodland, Church Lane, NR7 8A

Backing onto open farm land and situated opposite Sprowston cemetery it is a tranquil and peaceful place to visit. There is wheelchair access for 130 metres into the woodland via Church Lane, seating throughout the site and an information interpretation board to help visitors identify various species. To attract more wildlife bug houses have been placed in various locations around the woodland. Pedestrian access is via Church Lane, Barkers Lane Playing Field, Millennium Loke/Wilks Farm Drive.

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Music House Lane Childrens Play Ground

Music House Lane Childrens Play Ground, NR1 1QH

Age Group: Toddler

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Netherwood Green Childrens Play Ground

Netherwood Green Childrens Play Ground, NR1 2JF

Age Group: Toddler/Junior play areas

Parking: No

Toilet: No

 


Penny Royal

Penny Royal, NR6 6JH

Age Group: Toddler

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Peterson Road

Peterson Road, NR3 2QL

Age Group: Toddler/Junior/Young People

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Pointers Field

Pointers Field, NR3 2RB

Age Group: Junior/Young people

Activities:
Casual goals football
Multi-use gaming area
Shelter
Climbing wall
Trail

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Recreation Ground, Sprowston

Recreation Ground, Sprowston, NR7 8QJ

Activities:

Open space to enjoy ball games, Kick wall with basketball hoop, 2 full size and one mini football pitches, cricket pitch, bowling green, ten tennis courts (two hard surfaces and eight grass), purpose built cycle fun track suitable for off road pedal cycles, small children’s play area with swings, slide, climbing frame, see-saw and spring mobiles.

Parking: Yes

Toilet: Yes

http://www.sprowston-tc.gov.uk/leisure/parks-and-open-spaces/

 


River Green

River Green, NR7 0SG

Often described as the ‘Jewel of Thorpe St Andrew’, River Green is an idyllic picnic and leisure area on the Norfolk Broads. River Green is also the location of the War Memorial and is the site of the Town VE Day and Rembembrance services.

Parking:

Toilet:


Sarah Williman Close Childrens Play Ground

Sarah Williman Close Childrens Play Ground, NR5 8BL

Age Group: Toddler

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Sewell Park

Sewell Park, NR3 4BX

Age Group: Toddler/Junior
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Shorncliffe Avenue

Shorncliffe Avenue, NR3 2HT

Age Group: Toddler/Junior

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Sloughbottom Park BMX

Sloughbottom Park, Drayton Road, Norwich, NR3 2PW

The world class BMX track at Sloughbottom Park is open to the general public free of charge all year round.

The track is also home to Norwich Flyers BMX Club which runs regular training sessions and local/regional competitions.

The club, run by volunteers, is open to people of all ages and caters for beginners through to World Championship finalists.

 


Sloughbottom Park

Sloughbottom Park, NR3 2BN

Age Group: Toddler/Junior

Activities:
Basketball
BMX
Football Adult
Football Junior
Football Mini
Multi-use games area
Pavillion
Parking: Yes

Toilet: Yes


Sparhawk Park

Sparhawk Park, Sprowston, NR7 8BU

Activities:

Two children’s play areas one fenced for infants incorporating roundabout, circular cone climber, spinning apparatus and slide. The other is a large open play area, suitable for older children, with swings, multi-climbing frame and aerial runway. There are also public conveniences, seats, picnic tables and litter bins. Soft ball games only, cycles may not be ridden and no dogs allowed except for registered assistance dogs.

Parking: No

Toilet: Yes


St Batholomews

St Batholomews, NR2 4GZ

Age Group: Toddler

Parking: No

Toilet: No


St Clements Park

St Clements Park, NR3 3QD

Age Group: Toddler/Junior
Parking: No

Toilet: No


St Georges Street

St Georges Street, NR3 1AB

Age Group: Toddler

Parking: No

Toilet: No


St Pauls Childrens Play Ground

St Pauls Childrens Play Ground, Willis Street, NR3 1SN

Age Group: Toddler

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Stylman Road Childrens Play Ground

Stylman Road Childrens Play Ground, NR5 9ES

Age Group: Toddler/Junior
Parking: No

Toilet: No


The Runnel Childrens Play Ground

The Runnel Childrens Play Ground, NR5 9NZ

Age Group: Toddler/Junior/Young People

Activities:
Football


Thurlby Road Childrens Play Ground

Thurlby Road Childrens Play Ground, NR5 9LU

Age Group: Toddler

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Waterloo Park

Waterloo Park, NR3 3HX

Age Group: Toddler/Junior/Young People

Activities:
Football
Tennis
Children’s Splash Pad (Closed until Spring Bank Holiday weekend May 2017)
Parking: Yes

Toilet: Yes


Wensum Park

Wensum Park, NR3 2DD

Age Group: Toddler/Junior

Parking: No

Toilet: Yes


Wensum View

Wensum View, NR2 4HD

Age Group: Toddler/Junior

Parking: No

Toilet: No


West End Street

West End Street, NR2 4DP

Age Group: Toddler/Junior/Young People

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Westend Street Gardens

Westend Street Gardens, NR2 4JD

Age Group: Toddler

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Wilberforce Road

Wilberforce Road, NR5 8NQ

Age Group: Toddler/Junior
Parking: No

Toilet: No


Wilks Farm Drive Play Area

Wilks Farm Drive Play Area, Sprowston, NR7 8RG

This large open play area is sited to the North of Wilks Farm Drive next to the Millennium woodland backing onto farm land. A tarmac pathway runs across the site from North Walsham to the woodland. Facilities include open grassed play area, multi climbing frames, swings, slides and some seating.

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Windsor Park Gardens

Windsor Park Gardens, Sprowston, NR6 7PR

Winner of Broadland District Council’s Green Award 2008 this park and open space overlooks the Redmayne Playing Field and includes swings, multi activity unit, kick wall, basketball hoop and seating.

Parking: No

Toilet: No


Woodrow Pilling Park

Woodrow Pilling Park, NR1 4PA

Age Group: Young People

Activities:
Basketball
Cricket
Cycling
Football
BMX track
Multi-use games area
Shelter
Parking: Yes

Toilet: No