Aldenham Adventure Playground, Elstree

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Aldenham Adventure Playground at the Aldenham Country Park in Elstree is a great indoor/outdoor play facility for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). The outdoor playground has a zip wire, sand and water pump, two climbing frames, large tree house slide plus lots of sensory equipment. There are also three indoor sensory rooms and a large hall.

Set in the beautiful Aldenham Country Park, Aldenham Adventure Playground is a haven for children and young people with special needs. 

Young people with additional needs can access a range of play experiences in a safe, secure and natural environment.

The outdoor playground has a zip wire, sand pit and water pump, two climbing frames, a large tree house slide plus lots of sensory equipment.

The indoor play area also includes sensory equipment and a small soft play room and there is a large sensi-floor hall with toys/games for all ages.

How much does it cost?
Entry to the playground is £10 per child per 3-hour session and includes parking (normally £4.50) and the admission of a parent or carer. SEN groups can book exclusive use of the facilities for a discount.

When can you come?
The play sessions run Tuesday to Saturday as follows:

  • Morning sessions: 10am–1pm
  • Afternoon Sessions: 2pm–5pm

Evening sessions can also be booked (subject to availability) between 18:00 and 21:00.

Weekly activities
To compliment the fantastic indoor and outdoor play facilities we also offer a varied programme of activities taking place in the playground and the wider country park. Why not come along and try something new! We have something for all ages to enjoy: from fun and games, arts and crafts to meeting our animals. All sessions are led by our trained staff and are included in the cost of entry to the playground. More info on the weekly activities can be found here.

How do you book?
Call 0203 642 4588 or book online.

Tea and coffee are available for parents and carers (for a small donation).

The Aldenham Adventure Playground is fully wheelchair accessible. There is a fully-accessible changing room with an adaptable bed and overhead hoists. There is also a mobile hoist. Staff are experienced in working with young people with disabilities.

You can find your nearest Youth Connexions project for people with additional needs here.


Venue: Aldenham Country Playground, Aldenham Road, Elstree WD6 3BA

Age Range: 0-19

Cost: £10 per session

Timing and Repeats:
The playground is open from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm every day except Sundays (indoors). Please call for full details as we sometimes have exclusive bookings.

Booking Info: Possible, but not necessary

Contact: Sian Kenrick, tel:0203 642 4588

Organisation: Aldenham Country Playground, tel: 0203 642 4588, email:, website: click here...

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