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Thames Valley Adventure Playground

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COVID-19 Update

Advance booking is essential so please do not set out until you have spoken to someone or have a booking confirmation.

Below is a film showing the covid restrictions in our outside spaces.

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Updated: 22/04/2021


The Thames Valley Adventure Playground is a registered charity providing a unique range of adventurous, therapeutic and educational play activities, offering fun and freedom for children and adults with all types of disability, however mild or profound, in a safe, caring and stimulating environment.

We can accommodate parties for children with special needs at certain times.

The Playground has a limited number of respite care places, available on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis, subject to satisfactory completion of supervised induction period. For more information please contact the Playground Manager.



Thames Valley Adventure Playground
Thames Valley Adventure Playground Association

Who to contact

01628 628 599
Social Media

Where to go

Thames Valley Adventure Playground
Bath Road

When is it On/Open ?

Date & Time Information

See website for opening times and day information.

Costs and Fee Information

Cost details

Suggested contribution is £8 per user (carers come in for free) to go towards the actual cost of the visit.

Is there any help with funding
Funding Notes

We hope for only a small contribution from our users towards the actual cost of each visit.  The remainder is subsidised by our fundraising activities and support from within the local community.  Please contact the Playground Manager if you wish to discuss the suggested contribution.

How is the service funded

Facilities and Accessibility

Premises near a train station
Sensory Room
Outdoor Play Area
FREE Activities
Indoor Play Area
Easy Access for Prams and Buggies
Accessible toilet
Wheelchair access
Car Parking
Accessible changing room
Baby change facilities
Free Parking
Changing Places Toilet
Additional Information

We are specifically designed for, and open to, people with additional needs and their families.

Outside space

2.5 acre site, with plenty to do including:

  • specially-adapted bikes and trikes
  • wheelchair-accessible roundabout
  • swing and elevated walkways
  • splashpool and sandpit
  • outdoor music structures
  • climbing equipment
  • crazy golf
  • roundabouts and spinning equipment
  • aerial runway (zip wire)¬†specially-adapted seat
  • sensory garden
  • toddler area
  • 100 metre enclosed walkway through the trees

Indoors space

  • huge softplay area
  • multi-sensory rooms
  • sound room
  • arts and crafts
  • touch screen computer
  • fish tank
  • dressing up clothes
  • calm zone
  • and lots and lots of toys

Accessing this service

Age Ranges
All ages
Eligibility Criteria

Children or adults with disabilities and their families.

Booking / Registration Required
Booking and Registration Notes

ADVANCE BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL and it is always wise to book as far ahead as you can. Please make sure you have received confirmation before you set out.


Referral required
Referral notes

The Playground is open to children and adults with any type of special need, no referral is necessary, but advanced booking is essential. 

Provision For

Supporting people with
Sensory Impairment
Wheelchair Accessible
Autism Spectrum Conditions
Social Needs
Emotional Needs
Visual impairment
Children with Additional Needs
Learning and Communication
Mobility problems
Multi-sensory impairment
Physical impairment
Other long term conditions
Hearing impairment

Quality Assurance

Registered Charity No.
Quality Assurance

Ofsted registered

Compliments, complaints and comments

Contact Name
Gary Warrington
Playground Manager
How to make a compliment, complaint and comment

We are always pleased to hear from our users and you can contact us by any of the methods above.

Obviously, positive comments are very welcome, but it is just as important to us to hear if people have any concerns as we are constantly striving to make the Playground the best it can be.

We hope any concerns can be allayed by talking to the Playworkers or to Gary Warrington, the Playground's Manager, however, if you are not happy with the response you receive, we do have a formal Complaints Procedure.

Comments / Concerns / Complaints

Local Offer - Support available for children and young people with additional needs

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Data last checked: 22/04/2021
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