Sydney’s Best Playgrounds – Willoughby Park on Sydney’s North Shore (Updated)

Jamie new roundabout at Willoughby

Just a few photos and an update to this post on one of our favourite playgrounds on Sydney's north shore. … [Read more...]

Sydney’s Best Fenced Playgrounds – NORTH {Updated}

North - fenced playgrounds

It was the search for the ideal fully fenced playground that set me off researching Sydney's best places. I had a really wild, hyper boy-child who was a serial bolter.  I could run faster than him … [Read more...]

Balmoral Beach Playground – Sydney’s Best Playgrounds

A playground by the beach, how lovely. This small playground at Balmoral is in a fantastic area, just by the netted baths and very close to the cafe. Slurp! It's also right on the sand at an area … [Read more...]

Pirrama Park Playground at Pyrmont Point – Sydney’s Best Harbourside Playgrounds


Ah, this playground is sublime, right on the glittering blue harbour, great views. But a horror if you have a wild child who might leap into that glittering harbour. If you do, steer well clear, … [Read more...]

Lizard Log Playground and Picnic Area, Horsley Park

Lizard log 1

It's been 10 years since our first visit to this lovely playground.  It was called Pimelea Playspace in those days, and was and is a terrific feature of the huge Western Sydney Parklands. This is a … [Read more...]

Blaxland Riverside Park – More photos

Artificial grass etc

Last post was a full description of the excellent playground at Blaxland Riverside Park. Here are some more photos for your delectation! We visited Blaxland Riverside Park playground on a grey day, … [Read more...]

Blaxland Riverside Park Playground – Sydney’s Best Playgrounds

* WS roundabout

The playground at Blaxland Riverside Park is pretty blooming spectacular. If you ignore the fact that there's very little shade, it's really got the lot. … [Read more...]

Sydney’s Best Cafes for Kids- Cafe Piemonte, Terrey Hills

Big sign

Isn't this the kind of sign you just love to see. 'Kids playground at rear' has a certain ring to it. Cafe Piemonte is my new local. The kindy mums from the twins' school are meeting here after … [Read more...]

Sydney’s Best Cafes for Kids – Flying Fox Cafe

Flying Fox Coll

Such a very lovely cafe, it's been designed to be very family-friendly and it succeeds very well. It's slap bang alongside a very large, fully-fenced playground, with lovely water views, in an … [Read more...]

Sydney’s Best Playgrounds – Buffalo Creek Reserve, Hunters Hill

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It's always a wonderful thing to find a fantastic new playground. Here's one that was new for the third edition of Sydney For Under Fives. It's in a wonderful central location, great for meeting with … [Read more...]

Sydney’s Best Playground for Kids- Clifton Gardens Playground

clifton CU roundabouts

Mosman Council outdid itself when it upgraded the playground at Clifton Gardens Reserve.  This is a glorious hideaway on the north shore, and even better, you can usually get a coffee and something to … [Read more...]

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