Six Super Playgrounds in Sussex!

Playgrounds are vital to help children burn off some energy! But although we are super-lucky to have hundreds of local parks, the size and quality of each varies hugely...

...So, here's a guide to six playgrounds worth travelling for!!!


N.B. Unfortunately, our photos really don't do these playgrounds justice! We found it impossible to capture the size and scale in just a single photo!


Southwater Country Park, Near Horsham, West Sussex

Truly outstanding adventure play area, dedicated to all things prehistoric!

What it's Great For:​

* Dinosaur theme! Follow dinosaur footprints all the way from the car park - and scale the bubbling volcano.

* Challenging trails and climbing frames suitable for older children (up to 14 yrs)

* Sensory play equipment and accessible features

Click here to find out more.



Peacehaven, East Sussex


Fabulous new park with a truly outstanding adventure playground made from natural materials. Children of all ages will be begging to stay longer!

What it's Great For:

* Two amazing adventure playgrounds - one for younger children

* Adjacent, state of the art skate park

* Great cafe


Click here to find out more.


Central Brighton


This large, beautifully landscaped play area is central Brighton's number one destination for family fun!

What it's Great For:

* Elements suitable for children of all ages and abilities.  

* Great sand play area, including colourful wooden beach huts

* Play fountains in Summer

* Practise daredevil manoeuvres in the spectacular skate park

* Fab Italian-style cafe

* Located just a short distance from the quirky shops of the North Laines


Click here to find out more.



Crawley, West Sussex

What it's Great For:

* Huge wooden adventure play structure, with platforms, tube slide, bridges, rope tunnels, fireman's pole and monkey bars

* Massive park with loads to entertain the whole family


Click here to find out more.


Horsham, West Sussex

Outstanding, large play park with lots of green space for a picnic.

What it's Great For:

* Extensive play area with zones to suit children of different ages

* Superb outdoor gym area for adults and teenagers

* Located adjacent to Pavilions Leisure Centre (excellent adventure pool) and just a short walk from the town centre

Click here to find out more.



Bexhill, East Sussex

Modern, unique and brilliant play zone.

​What it's Great For:

* Fantastic wooden adventure playground

* Lovely sand discovery area

* Zip wire and assault course

* Separate play area for pre-schoolers

* Located just a short distance from the seafront


Click here to find out more.

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