Cape Adventure Playground

At Cape Adventure Playground adventurers can get creative, explore nature and play outdoors, making full use of the labyrinth of rope bridges and tree houses. Messy activities, create a theme song on a piano or design your next costume in our play building.

Play is free for six to thirteen-year-olds and supervised by our Awesome playworkers – all you have to do is register and have fun. Oh, and Cape Adventure Playground isn’t just for superheroes – we have plenty of budding scientists, explorers, writers, artists, footballers and paleontologists too!

Check website for seasonal closures.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Matilda Nixon
Contact Position
Playwork coordinator
020 3875 3662 020 3875 3662
Awesome Adventure Playgrounds
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Name of venue
85, Crouch Hill
N8 9EG

The Cape Building is a large spacious modernised pre-1970’s Railway Electricity Station with high ceilings and large windows, illuminated with natural light from the surrounding tranquillity of the green woodland nature reserve of Parkland Walk. The building is multi-story with two main hall spaces for hire, one on the ground level and one on the first floor both with their own entrances. The ground floor hall is a flexible child and family-friendly space that can be divided into two with a cafe-style kitchen that serves the section overlooking the woodland. The first-floor hall has large windows on two sides of the room with views of the tops of the trees across the nature reserve. Adjoining the first-floor main hall is a dance studio with large mirrors, ballet bar and each floor has its own kitchen and toilets. We also have a rooftop terrace from which you can see many of London’s iconic landmarks. Cape is the perfect venue for training courses, children’s birthday parties and conferences, but this flexible space can be used for a whole range of activities and events. Contact us for more information or to request a booking.

Time / date details

Opening times/date
School Term time: Monday to Friday, 3.15-6.15pm. School Holidays and Half Term: Monday to Friday, 10.30am to 1.30pm, and 2.30-5.30pm; Lunch 1.30-2.30pm.Stay and Eat 1.30pm - 2.30pm Children will need to be provided with a packed lunch; there is a charge of £5 for the lunch hour.
Time of day

Other Details

Cost Details
Free. Half term: Stay and Eat 1.30pm - 2.30pm Children will need to be provided with a packed lunch; there is a charge of £5 for the lunch hour.
Who is this service for?
6 to 13 year olds
Can I refer myself?
Referral not required
Referral Details

Please visit our website to register your child and see the parent's guide for information on attending any of the six adventure playgrounds we manage. 


Additional Languages
All staff trained in BSL basic sign language
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Childcare Information

3 & 4 year old funding (30 hours)
Tax-free childcare

Ofsted Information

Inspection Outcome
Inspection Outcome
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
05/08/2021Inspection (Childcare Register)Met
Link to latest Ofsted inspection report 

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