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Enchanted Forest Playground

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Published October 26th 2012
Beware the bewitching spider

This children's playground is very much a local hideaway - turn left into the unassuming driveway just before the Fraser Road shops located at West Ashgrove. Even on a hot summer day, the Enchanted Forest Playground is blessed with cool breezes and natural shade, provided by about ten very well established Leopard Trees (the ones with shiny seed pods kids just love to collect).

Good Luck horseshoe Store and Witch's Cauldron

The best part about this playground is the Enchanted Forest theme. It has a hocus pocus, witchy edge with a giant Good Luck horseshoe, giant witch's cauldron, House of Hex cubbyhouse and giant spider web, complete with evil looking spider.

Wishing bones, and trickery you'd find in a witch's den

Another highlight here is the Storytelling Mushroom, created by Daryl Bellingham in conjunction with Grade 3 Ashgrove State School students in 2006. Children can press the button and sit in a circle of colorful mushrooms to listen to a series of magical fairy tales. Artist Gavan Fenelon also worked with the students to create artworks to illustrate their stories which decorate the playground fence.

Magical Story telling Mushroom

Parents might like to stop in next door at Famished on Frasers for their coffee fix or leisurely lunch. This playground would make a perfect Halloween Party location, so why not dress up and head on over for some wicked, ghoulish fun?

Entrance to The Enchanted Forest
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Why? Perfect for witch inspired fun
When: Daily
Phone: 3403 8888
Where: 58 Frasers Rd, Ashgrove
Cost: Free
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