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Looking for some great park & playground options for the family to explore in the Penrith & Hawkesbury areas? Each week we personally visit local parks, and show you where we recommend! Save yourself the hassle, and keep up to date with the must see parks here.

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. How to get Crafty with your Kids During Isolation

Okay, so this isolation thing is starting to get to some of us! For those that have been locked down in your home for weeks with the kids, hopefully some of these great craft ideas may help break up the norm in your house, and keep the kids happy for a short while! Happy kids, … Continue reading . How to get Crafty with your Kids During Isolation

Caffe 2773 @ Glenbrook

Our trip to visit Cafe 2773 in Glenbrook was such a nice surprise! We had heard wonderful things about this great cafe, but it’s another thing to experience it first hand. It’s INCREDIBLY FAMILY FRIENDLY, which is so nice as not all cafe’s are. All local organic produce it used in their meals, and you … Continue reading Caffe 2773 @ Glenbrook

Clarendon Tavern/Hot Rok Grill

244 Hawkesbury Valley Way, Clarendon We recently visited Clarendon Tavern, and had dinner at the HotRok Bar & Grill. It’s a great little restaurant, prices are reasonable, and the main meals were a great size, and very tasty. The kids meals are huge, and only $10 with free ice cream! Great value for money, and … Continue reading Clarendon Tavern/Hot Rok Grill

Governor Phillip Park Windsor

GOVERNOR PHILLIP PARK | George St, Windsor Governor Phillip Park is down on the banks of the Hawkesbury River, not far from the Boat Club & Ramp. The Park was completely re-done last year, and it is just fantastic!With fully enclosed fencing, the park has great slides, tunnels, in-ground trampolines, a whirly table, swings, giant … Continue reading Governor Phillip Park Windsor

Ham Common Playground

HAM COMMON PLAYGOUND | Hawkesbury Valley Way, Richmond Your kids will love this park! Fully fenced, this little park is right across the road from the RAAF Base, and has loads for the kids to play on. There’s plenty of trees with shade over and seating to sit and watch the kids, and have some … Continue reading Ham Common Playground

Jamison Park

JAMISON PARK | Batt St, South Penrith This bright and fun playground will keep kids entertained for a long time. Suitable for kids of all ages, this playground is not overly old and it has a nice soft ground, lots of slides, swings, twirly gigs, a climbing frame, mini rock climbing wall and a scooter … Continue reading Jamison Park

Livvi’s Place Elara Park

LIVVI’S PLACE ELARA PARK | Cnr Elara Blvd & Northbourne Drive, Marsden Park The latest Livvi’s Place has been opened this year, and this $3.2 million developement is one park you have to take the kids along to. It’s been so beautifully created, and well thought through, as it has so much included for kids … Continue reading Livvi’s Place Elara Park

Livvi’s Place Jordan Springs

LIVVI’S PLACE PARK | Montague Drive, Jordan Springs Livvi’s Place at Jordan Springs is just one of the many Livvi’s Place parks that are all over Australia. Created by “Touched By Olivia”, Livvi’s Place parks are created in memory of a beautiful little girl named Olivia. The parks are inspired with the purpose of aiding … Continue reading Livvi’s Place Jordan Springs

Macquarie Park

MACQUARIE PARK | Bridge St, Windsor There are some great parks in the Windsor area, but Macquarie Park is a great one. It’s a really pretty park to start with, and right on the banks of the Hawkesbury River. It has some fantastic climbing structures, a slide, swings, and has some BBQ areas that are … Continue reading Macquarie Park

McQuade Park

McQUADE PARK | 361 George St, Windsor McQuade Park is Windsor’s oldest park, and is heritage listed. The playground area is great for the kids, and overlooks the beautiful oval. There are park bench seats for you to sit and watch the kiddies, plus an undercover gazebo area. There is a fence between the road … Continue reading McQuade Park

Parks & Coffee – The Perfect Combo for Mums

Cafe’s next to play areas – within walking distance We all love to keep the kids busy by taking them to a local park. But wouldn’t it be great to grab a quick cuppa to take with you to the park, and not have to stop multiple times, getting the kids in and out of … Continue reading Parks & Coffee – The Perfect Combo for Mums

Richmond Park

RICHMOND PARK | March St, Richmond Richmond Park has really come full circle over the years, and the play equipment is fantastic for the kids! There’s a covered gazebo area you can sit under, or you can sit on the bench seats in the sun, or under some beautiful shady trees. You look out onto … Continue reading Richmond Park

The Marsden Brewhouse

Cnr Richmond Rd & Hawthorn Ave, Marsden Park We recently took ourselves off to vsit The Marsden Brewhouse, as we’d heard so many great things about the kids play area. And it’s so fantastic! You can sit outside undercover at some tables, grab a coffee, and let the kids go and play. We were there … Continue reading The Marsden Brewhouse