Adventure Play Review

An Honest Review of The New Adventure Play at Windsor Great Park

As a family with 2 very active boys, we are always on the lookout for new places to visit and things to do. They love being outside, exploring, climbing and running and we are fortunate enough to live in an area of Hampshire that is very close to the M3, which can lead us to many fantastic spots, including the latest addition to Windsor Great Park – Adventure Play. This handcrafted adventure playground has had a lot of hype around its opening so we just had to go along to see what it was all about. Here is our honest review…

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If you are a wildlife show or David Attenborough fan then you have most probably already heard of the BBC Earth Experience in London. Set in a purpose-built venue called The Daikin Centre in Earl’s Court this new for 2023 attraction aims to bring together our love for all things wild, the planet, sustainability, stunning images and films, as well as the perfect narrator to fully immerse us in the natural world.

“Experience an unforgettable journey through the natural world and explore the unique and extraordinary diversity of our seven unique continents on the most epic scale. Featuring bespoke narration from David Attenborough, BBC Earth Experience showcases breath-taking footage and music from the BBC Studios Natural History Unit television series Seven Worlds, One Planet, projected on multiple multi-angle screens using the very latest digital screen technology” 

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The experience sounded right up our street so we went along on a bank holiday Monday and here is my honest review…

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