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Rymill Park

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by Natasha Stewart (subscribe)
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Published July 18th 2011
One of Adelaide's finest parks is just a small walk from the city centre, Rymill Park is the perfect spot to take the whole family for a day out. Also known as Park 14 of the Adelaide Parklands, this facility packed park has got something to suit everyone.

If you're looking to take a scenic walk through Adelaide then consider taking a stroll through the walking and riding paths in Rymill Park. The Park centres around a large lake which is surrounded with sprawling green lawns. There are large trees, and some beautiful flowers. The beautiful garden is just the spot to get some fresh air, whether you're taking a jog for fitness or a peaceful stroll you'll still enjoy doing it in Rymill Park.

Paths Wind Round the Lake

There is everything you'd want to entertain the kids at Rymill Park. They have a good playground with plenty of equipment, this means that there is room for lots of children, without your kids having to wait too long to have a play. There are slides, swings, and other fun things. Bring along some toys and let your kids play in the sandpit, this is a good spot for younger kids who might feel a bit intimidated by some of the older children on the playground. There is also loads of space in the park to run around with your kids, let them play some ball games. Just make sure you watch any children running around the lake.

Rymill Park Playground

Have a Go on the Rymill Park Swings

Play in the Sandpit

Take advantage of one of the many barbecues around the park and cook up a hearty lunch, or you could stock up on fresh food at the Adelaide Central Markets and set up a picnic on the grass. You can also go sit at the Rymill Park Cafe.

Have a Picturesque Picnic

Keep an eye out for the special Alice in Wonderland statue dedicated to all the children, something to inspire children to continue playing and using their imagination. It is perfectly placed in Rymill Park, a place where children can create their own adventures.

The Alice in Wonderland Sculpture

Visit Rymill Park next time in your time. With toilet, barbecue, and playground facilities this is a place where you could spend the whole day. Consider hiring some bikes and taking advantage of the paths that follow through the park, This is a lovely park that is worth the visit.
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Why? Fun park for the kids
When: Anytime
Where: East Terrace, Adelaide
Cost: Free
Sounds great, where is the best place to park?
By Anonymous
Monday, 26th of November @ 12:17 pm
Hey Anon,

Parking can be a bit tricky near Rymill Park depending on how busy the city is. There are parks all along Rundle Road, but on weekends these fill up quick. You can usually find a park somewhere on Hutt St if these are all filled up, and then it's just a short walk across to the park.
By Natasha Stewart - senior reviewer
Monday, 26th of November @ 12:39 pm
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