Our new booking system is now live!!

Click ‘Book Sessions’ from our menu to get started!

About our new booking system:

  • It’s quick and easy!
  • You no longer need to complete a registration separately to your booking, and the details you provide the first time will be remembered by the system each time you book.
  • Booking the One O’Clock Club or Sensational Saturdays: you no longer need to provide children’s details at all, but we’d like to know the number of children you are bringing!
  • Booking the Adventure Playground: you need to provide some details about your child for their safety and wellbeing.  These do not match the old system, so we are asking you to provide them the first time you book. 

NEW WEEKDAY OPENING TIMES IN THE ONE O’CLOCK CLUB!

Every Wednesday – Friday 9.30am – 12pm & 1.30pm – 5pm

Welcome to Marble Hill Playcentres

For nearly 50 years, Marble Hill Playcentres has provided local children and their families with a unique and exciting outdoor environment to play, create and interact – all in the heart of  beautiful Marble Hill Park in Twickenham.

Our Adventure Playground (for 5 -15 year olds), One O’Clock Club (for under 5’s) and SENsational Saturday Club (for children with disabilities and additional needs) encourage children of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to participate in outdoor adventurous play and express themselves physically, mentally and socially, whilst having fun. 

To read our latest Newsletter Click Here

2024 marks the start of our 50th anniversary celebrations! Please check out our dedicated anniversary webpage here. We will be updating the page regularly with exciting events and activities planned throughout the year, along with historical highlights and ways to get involved! We can’t wait to celebrate with you all!

When are we open?

Adventure Playground

Saturdays 1pm – 3pm & 3.30pm – 5.30pm

After School:

Every Thursday & Friday: 3.30pm – 6.00pm

Summer Holidays:

Monday – Friday: 1pm – 3pm & 3.30pm – 5.30pm 

One O’Clock Club

Every Saturday morning 10am – 11.45am

Term Time Week Days:

Wednesday – Friday: 9.30am – 12pm & 1.30pm – 5pm

Summer Holidays:

Monday – Friday: 9.30am – 12pm & 1.30pm – 5pm

SENsational Saturday Club

For children with disabilities and additional needs and their parents and siblings. Sessions are every first Saturday of every month from 10am – 11.45am in the Adventure Playground throughout the year

Party Hire

Available on Sundays only. Please see our Party & Venue Hire page for more details

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Testimonials

Praise for Marble Hill Playcentres

“I like that the children can have some independence supported by friendly staff and that there are options for different levels.”

Parent Survey Response 2022, Adventure Playground

“A safe secure place for me to go with multiple children where I know they can enjoy child-led play with set-ups and activities that change all the time to offer a great variety, and I can keep an eye on everyone whilst still being able to chat to other adults.”

Parent Survey Response 2022, One O'Clock Club

“Freedom for the children to explore, independent play, range of activities, friendly staff in the 1oclock club”

Parent Survey Response 2022, One O'Clock Club

“Meeting other parents whose children have SEND !”

Parent Survey Response 2022, SENsational Saturday Club

“Being able to leave my child to play independently and make new friends “

Parent Survey Response 2022, Adventure Playground

“For the children, physical activity, sunlight and fresh air, and some time away from screens. Also, low-pressure opportunities to socialise with other children.”

Parent Survey Response 2022, Adventure Playground

“People understand if your child is having a meltdown – no one judges you”

Parent Survey Response 2022, SENsational Saturday Club

“Being outside! We don’t have a garden so the outdoors he loves! So many toys and water play too!”

Parent Survey Response 2022, One O'Clock Club

“Plenty for my son to do while I can supervise from a distance and have a chat to other parents.”

Parent Survey Response 2022, SENsational Saturday Club

Make a Donation

Marble Hill Playcentres is a community based charity working hard to keep costs low by actively fundraising and seeking donations whenever we can.

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How to find us

Directions

Marble Hill Park, Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 2NL

By Bus

H22, R70, 33, R68, 490 for St Stephens Church stop (less than five minute walk to Marble Hill Park, entrance opposite the Alexander Pub).

By Train

St Margarets (0.6 miles) Twickenham (0.59 miles) Richmond (1.4miles).

By Ferry

Hammertons ferry run a regular service across the Thames from Ham House and then it’s a short walk across Marble Hill Park.

Parking

Marble Hill Park has a pay and display car park just outside the playcentres.