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  • Client: Rufford Abbey Country Park/EPD Parkwood
  • Project: Rufford Abbey Playspace
  • Budget: £73,000 (Supply Only)
  • Year Installed: 2018

Rufford Abbey Country Park

Rufford Abbey Country Park is a much-loved attraction in Nottinghamshire, as it is an affordable yet stunning historic destination with beautiful grounds. The country park had previously been lacking in play provision that would engage the entire family and encourage longer dwell times. In 2018 that all changed when the new playground was installed featuring the robinia play equipment by FHS, in keeping with the character and the natural charm of the park. Visitor numbers started to increase and Rufford Abbey Country Park, with Sherwood Forest as its neighbour, became a most notable family destination.

An attraction located close to Jupiter Play's HQ we are able to regularly visit and observe how the play space is being used and enjoyed, it is a true testimony of a good design when, even on the most dreary of British days, families are still bringing their picnics and setting up camp for the day. The play space is vast with 2 play ships, double zip wire, swings, climbing nets and more and is often packed out even by early lunch. There has already been a second phase of equipment installed to cope with the increasing visitor numbers.

Working in Partnership with Landscape Architects

This project was delivered in partnership with EPD Parkwood who specify many of the Jupiter Play products because of the trust they have with our products and services.

Cited as 'The Best Robinia Play Equipment Available' as well as having one of the most vast collections of products on the market Jupiter Play are seen as a great go-to partner who will work closely with our clients to find the right solution and resolve issues quickly.

 

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Seeing this project come to life has been immensely rewarding and we hope that visitors will enjoy the new play area. Since opening the park, it has proven to be very popular."

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