Children's Play Areas/ Playgrounds

Play is essential to a child's physical, mental and emotional development. Surrey Heath Borough Council encourages a healthy lifestyle through fun and play.

Locations of all play areas in the borough can be found by visiting the My Surrey Heath.

Bentley Copse Playground 

The winning design for the new playground at Bentley Copse, Heatherside has been chosen.   

After a public vote on a shortlist of five potential designs, the winner was the Wicksteed design.   

The fantastic new play area will feature a multi-play unit, a rock and bowl roundabout, a viking swing unit with different swing types, play panels, a springer see-saw and new safety surfacing. Two new benches will also be installed as part of the project.  

Work on the new playground is due to start in the new year.  Check our social media channels for updates.

Chobham Road Recreation Ground 

The new playground at Chobham Road Recreation Ground, Frimley is now open.
New playground at Chobham Road Recreation Ground

Frimley Lodge Park

The new playground at Frimley Lodge Park opened after a £150k makeover in July 2019. 

The play area design was developed through a public consultation involving park users, local schools and residents, and chosen via a public vote held by the Council at the end of last year.    
Aimed at children up to age 14, it includes a wide variety of features including castle and keep-themed towers, racing zipwires, a sensory path, sandpit and various types of swing. 
Inclusive play equipment includes a wheelchair swing, ground level roundabout and trampoline, sensory eco-rain wheel, play panels, tipi carousel, birds nest swing, home see-saw and DDA accessible stairs to the castle units. 

For more information about the park please visit the Frimley Lodge Park webpages.

Lightwater Country Park

After an £80k makeover, the fantastic playground's new location next to the cafe. 

The new playground features two multiplay units, pick up sticks climbing frame, activity net, various swings including a basket swing, an agility trail, musical babel drum and a 'rock ‘n bowl' roundabout. 
The winning Wicksteed design was chosen following an extensive consultation held by SHBC earlier this year, including local children, followed by a public vote. 
This playground was refurbished as part of a wider Play Area Improvement Scheme across Surrey Heath, worth £650,000 over three years.  
Lightwater Country park rec image


For more information about the park please visit the Lightwater Country Park webpages.

London Road Recreation Ground

The new playground at London Road Recreation Ground in Camberley is open! The brilliant new play area features a bespoke castle multi-play unit, basket, flat and cradle swings, an inclusive roundabout, a duck springer, swirl whirl and pirouette spinners, a see-saw, play panels and new safety surfacing throughout.

Image of London Road rec area

Loman Road Recreation Ground

A fantastic new playground has opened at Loman Road, Mytchett. The final playground design was chosen following an extensive consultation process and public vote.
Photos of the new playground at Loman Road Recreation Ground

Mytchett Skatepark

Following our recent public vote on the replacement skatepark at Mytchett Recreation Ground, the overwhelming winner was the 'Driveway' design in red and black.

The new skatepark is now open - thanks to everyone who responded to our survey and we hope you enjoy the new skatepark!

For more information visit the Fearless Ramps website.

The play area at Mytchett Recreation Ground will remain open while the skatepark is replaced. 

Alternative skateparks are located at Heatherside Recreation Ground and Crabtree Park, Camberley.

Old Dean Recreation Ground

We recommend visitors to the Old Dean playground travelling by car should park in the car park next to the Old Dean bowls club, postcode GU15 4AY, rather than on surrounding residential roads.

New playground at The Old Dean

Orchard Way 

The new playground at Orchard Way, Camberley is now open.
New playground at Orchard Way

Watchetts Recreation Ground 

The new playground at Watchetts Recreation Ground, Camberley is now open.
New playground at Watchetts Recreation Ground