Enjoy Ocean Views and Fun Play Equipment at King Edward Park

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If you’re after a park with great play equipment, ocean views, lots of shade and grassy areas, visit King Edward Park in Newcastle. The preschooler playground equipment was recently updated.

This is a beautiful park with a lovely big lawn and Victorian rotunda.

King Edward Park

If you need some shade, spread out a blanket in the rotunda or under one of the large majestic Norfolk pines. This park is suitable for children of all ages and as a result is a popular spot with families on weekends. There’s usually a cricket or footy game in progress!

The playground has been renovated and features new play equipment suited to preschoolers.

King Edward Park

There are new swings: a baby swing, regular swing and a group swing. The flooring is now softfall so it’s gentler for little ones.

King Edward Park playground

There’s also a small roundabout.

King Edward Park playground

There’s a cute Newcastle, oops we mean a new castle. This play structure integrates a ladder, small bridge and a small slide.

King Edward Park playground newcastle

It also has a bridge across a moat and a pole for kids to slide down.

King Edward Park

The original play equipment in the middle and top of the playground stays the same. Up the hill, via a the sway bridge is a large climbing dome.

King Edward Park

This climbing structure provides a challenge to older kids.

King Edward Park

Kids (and their parents) can climb to the top and sit on the structure and enjoy great views of the park and ocean.

King Edward Park
King Edward Park

If you’re feeling energetic, walk up the path to the summit of King Edward Park and enjoy magnificent ocean views. On a clear day, you can see Port Stephens in the distance.

The park has plenty of free parking and with electric barbecue facilities, extensive park grounds and plenty of picnic tables. It’s a great place to meet friends or family.

Address: York Drive, The Hill, NSW
Public Toilets: Next to playground. Includes disabled access
Water Fountain: Yes
Picnic Facilities: Covered and uncovered picnic tables
BBQ: Yes
Café Nearby: No

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