Rural Play Areas

    Covid-19 Information and Guidance

    In accordance with current Government guidelines, all council parks and play parks will be open from 4 July, although:

    • From Thursday 30 July 2020, the toilets at Victoria Park play area will be open (10am-4pm). However, all other on-site park toilets will remain closed until further notice
    • The splash pad at Victoria Park will not be operating
    • The play area and skate bowl are open daily (10am-7pm) 
    • The historic section of Victoria Park and its bowling green will remain closed because of the restoration work taking place

    In addition:

    • Bowling and tennis are now permitted at most of our parks under certain circumstances (see individual park webpages for details).
    • Rowley Park is open for vehicles and pedestrians but some activities are restricted or still closed. The bowling green is open. Please check Rowley Park website for details
    • Stafford Castle grounds - Vehicle and pedestrian access is available to the castle grounds. Visitor Centre and public toilets are closed so please plan ahead. For opening times and more information visit the Stafford Castle website.
    • Littleworth Park is currently open for bowling clubs only
    • Riverway Bowling Greens are open

    For your health and that of the community you must observe the following:

    • Do not visit a park if you have symptoms of Covid-19
    • Observe social distancing guidelines and good hygiene at all times
    • See more information about our parks at

    Our play areas in rural Stafford Borough are open all year round unless otherwise stated.

    If you would like to report a fault with a play area or have any feedback about any of the sites you can contact us on 01785 619000 or email us at

    All the following byelaws apply unless otherwise stated:

    • No ball games
    • No alcohol
    • No cycling
    • No dogs [on the spot fine]
    • Please put your litter in the bin

    Beech Road - Beech Road, Eccleshall ST21 6EA

    Activity Trail, Springer, Swing (Cradle)

    Beechcroft - Beech Road, Eccleshall ST21 9AW

    Swings (Flat)

    Flaxman Close - Flaxman Close, Barlaston ST12 9BU

    Junior Multi-play Unit, Springer, Swings (Flat)

    Highview Road - Highview Road, Fulford ST119QQ

    Activity Trail, Springer, Swing (Cradle), Play Panels, Seesaw, Stepping Pods, Talk Tubes, Turnstile

    Marsh Meadow - St Michael's Close, Adbaston ST20 0QF

    Swings (Cradle and Flat)

    Nelson Crescent - Nelson Crescent, Cotes Heath ST21 6ST

    Activity Trail, Junior Multi-play Unit, Springer, Swing (Cradle), Sport Wall

    Parkview - Parkview, Swynnerton ST15 0PF

    Junior Multi-play Unit, Springer, Swings (Cradle and Flat), Turnstile

    St Mary's Road - St Mary's Road, Little Haywood ST18 0NJ

    Activity Trail, Junior Multi-play Unit, Springers, Swing (Flat)

    The Allways - The Allways, Milwich ST18 0EG

    Seesaw, Slide, Swings (Cradle and Flat)

    The Rocks - Mill Lane, Standon ST21 6PR

    Slide, Swings (Cradle and Flat)

    Vanity Lane - Vanity Lane, Oulton ST15 8UG

    Activity Trail, Ball Tube, Goal Posts, Roundabout, Seesaw, Springer, Toddler Multi-play Unit, Springer, Swing (Flat)

    How Do You Rate This Page?

    A to Z of Services