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Chestnut Wood Inclusive Adventure Playground

Open on Orange and Green Days

Chestnut Wood Inclusive Adventure Playground

Open on Orange and Green Days

Your children can come and play in the Chestnut Wood Inclusive Adventure Playground!

This quiet place is designed with persons with disabilities and SEN families in mind. The following equipment has been installed:

Wide Access Slide

The Wide Access Slide can be used with or without a wheelchair.

Water Play

Use the pump and follow the water down the bamboo, into the water wheel and back into a bucket.

Wheelchair Trampoline

The trampoline can be used with our without a wheelchair. Bounce around with a friend!

Raised Sand Pit

The Sand Pits are easily accessible to help you build your own Dragon Sand Castles.

Wheelchair Roundabout

The roundabout can be used with or without a wheelchair. Hold tight and go for a spin!

Giant Xylophone

Play a tune by hitting the steel bars with the rubber mallets.

Ball Race

Lift the balls up the metal tube, let go and watch them roll down the metal tube and return.

Inclusive Basket Swing

To swing on a normal flat seat requires balance, a strong grip and good co-ordination.

Our new inclusive swing seat allows children who don’t have those abilities to also enjoy the sensation of swinging.

To gain entry you must use a Radar Key (the National Key Scheme). We do have these keys for sale in our Gift Shop or we can hire out keys for a deposit of £5 per key.

We would like to thank BidFood UK for supporting us with this amazing Adventure Playground.


'It’s one thing to say you’re inclusive, but when we visit we genuinely feel my son is welcome and adaptations are made for him'

Emily R

Frequently Asked Questions:

Is Chestnut Wood Inclusive Adventure Playground included in the entry ticket? Can anyone use the Chestnut Wood Inclusive Adventure Playground?

Attraction Rules

Wide Access Slide

THE SLIDE HAS BEEN BUILT WITH A WIDE ACCESS SO PARENTS/GUARDIANS CAN AID PERSONS TO THE TOP OF THE SLIDE

Do not slide until the bottom is clear.

Go down the slide feet first and move away quickly once you reach the bottom.

Do not climb up the face of the slide.

For riding the slides, we advise that long sleeved tops, tucked in on all sides and trousers are worn. Friction burns will occur if not.

Water Play

Use the accessible pump to pump the water to the top.

Play with the water.

The water is not drinkable but is fresh and not recycled. It is pumped away to water the plants.

Trampoline Rules

THIS TRAMPOLINE IS SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR USE WITH WHEELCHAIRS

One user at a time. 120kg maximum weight.

Push the wheelchair carefully into the middle of the trampoline.

Gently bounce the wheelchair up and down on the trampoline. This should not be done to an excessive height and the parent/guardian needs to take extra care, so you do not get injured by the wheelchair.

This trampoline can also be used without a wheelchair.

Sand Pit Rules

The sandpit is on a raised table to allow wheelchair users to access the sand.

Do not remove the sand from the tables. Do not throw the sand.

Leave all the sand equipment in the sand for other customers to use.

Roundabout Rules

THIS ROUNDABOUT IS SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR USE WITH WHEELCHAIRS

Push the wheelchair into the middle of the roundabout. Put the brake on the wheelchair.

Parent/guardian to stand behind the wheelchair to stop the wheelchair rolling off.

Seats on the edge of the roundabout can be sat on by others.

Sensible spinning then can take place.

This roundabout can also be used without a wheelchair.


Basket Swing Rules

One at a time.

To transfer the person from their wheelchair on and off the swing, one parent/guardian needs to hold the swing while one parent/guardian needs to carefully transfer the person into the basket/wheelchair.

Sit back in the basket.

Ensure the area is clear and then swing to the level that is appropriate for the person sat in the basket.

Take extra care while swinging the basket so you do not get hit as it swings back and forth.

Ball Race Rules

The balls must be left in the metal tube.

Lift the balls up the metal tube, let go and watch them roll down the metal tube and return.

Upon entering the play area, you accept the following risks and will adhere to the rules listed below:

THIS PLAY AREA IS DEDICATED TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

To gain entry you must use a Radar Key
(the National Key Scheme). We do have these keys for sale in our Gift Shop or we can hire out keys for a deposit of £5 per key.

You are just about to enter a play area that is not a soft play and has all the associated risks of injury as an Adventure Playground.

Upon entering this play area, you accept the risks underneath and agree to adhere to all the rules.

Play Area

Numbers: this play area with its specialist equipment is designed for persons to enjoy that may have difficulty with large numbers of people, please keep this area to small numbers, as to not make the play area overcrowded.

If you are not in need of this specialist inclusive equipment, then please leave the play area for those that do need this specialist inclusive equipment and enjoy the facilities around the rest of the Park.

Respect the equipment and leave it as you find it so others can enjoy.

Please follow the individual instructions at each piece of play equipment.

No liability will be accepted for any losses, damage or
theft of personal items whilst in the Chestnut Wood Inclusive Play Area.

You will be liable for any deliberate damage to any property of Knockhatch Adventure Park.

  • This play area is for all ages of children/adults.
  • Parents/Guardians must supervise all children at all times using this play area and under 6's must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times on the apparatus.
  • You must wear shoes at all times in the play area.
  • Slippery when wet.
  • No running within the play area.
  • No bullying or fighting.
  • No food, drink or chewing gum within the play area.
  • No glassware within the play area.
  • Anyone wearing glasses or contact lenses should take particular care.
  • Clothes (top and bottoms) need to be worn in the play area.
  • Please remove all jewellery, badges and other sharp objects.
  • Anyone who feels unwell should not enter the play area.
  • Anyone with any medical conditions, which may be affected by the play area should not enter.
  • Do not throw wood chips or sand.
  • Go down the slides feet first and move away quickly once you reach the bottom.
  • For riding the slides, we advise that long sleeved tops, tucked in on all sides and trousers are worn. Friction burns will occur if not.
  • Do not climb on the outer side of any of the rope bridges, slides or apparatus as this is likely to result in severe injury or worse.
  • Only use the designated apparatus for climbing up and down.
  • Only use the apparatus one person at a time. If anyone is on any of the apparatus you must let them finish their ascent or descent before you attempt to go.
  • No liability will be accepted for any losses, damage or theft of personal items whilst in the Chestnut Wood Play Area.
  • You will be liable for any deliberate damage to any property of Knockhatch Adventure Park.

KNOCKHATCH ADVENTURE PARK CANNOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY FOR INJURY CAUSED WHILST USING THIS RIDE. ANYONE BREAKING THESE RULES MAY BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE PARK WITH NO REFUND GIVEN.