Play Area


Important COVID Information

Please read the following information before you visit our play area and follow the guidelines on the posters in the play area, and encourage your children to do the same:

  • The equipment in the play area is regularly checked for wear and damage but is not santised or disinfected by the Parish Council;
  • Do NOT visit our play area if you or a member of your household has tested positive for Covid-19 or has coronavirus symptoms or are self-isolating;
  • Observe the recommended social distance at all times; 
  • If the playground is busy, consider coming back later. Talk to your children about this possibility before visiting;
  • Wash your and your children’s hands before and after visiting;
  • Take hand sanitiser with you and consider taking a bottle of water or wet wipes in case your children’s hands need washing during your visit;
  • Ensure your children are using hand sanitiser frequently;
  • Encourage children to avoid touching their faces and to cough or sneeze into a tissue. Safely dispose of the tissue;
  • Do not allow children to put their mouths on the equipment or their hands in their mouths; 
  • Please refrain from eating whilst in the play area;
  • Put all litter including any used disposable PPE in the litter bins provided, and if these are full please take any waste home with you;
  • Please pass this information on to your friends.

Follow and adhere to all current government advice in addition to the above guidance.

KEEPING THE PLAY AREAS OPEN – If these rules are not observed the play area may have to be closed. Please help us keep it open.

Tennis Court

There is no booking system for the tennis court - you can just turn up and play. Please adhere to the following rules when using the tennis court:


  1. The tennis court should be used for the playing of tennis only and no other activity.
  2. Play must be limited to one hour if others are waiting.
  3. The tennis court cannot be reserved.
  4. A person authorised by Ewshot Parish Council can close the tennis court at any time for any reason. Where possible notice will be given of any planned closure.
  5. Animals and bicycles are not allowed inside the tennis court enclosure.
  6.  No smoking on the tennis court.
  7. No food on the tennis court.
  8. Litter must be disposed of in the bins outside the tennis court or taken home.
  9. Ewshot Parish Council accepts no responsibility or liability for any personal injury or loss of property whilst using the tennis court.
  10. Private coaching will not be permitted.



  1. You must abide by the latest Government guidance on social distancing and limits on the number of people allowed to meet.
  2. Hand washing facilities are not provided and the facility is not cleaned. You should wash your hands before leaving home to use the tennis court and as soon as possible after using the tennis court. You should bring your own hand sanitiser to use as necessary whilst on the tennis court.
  3. You should not use the tennis court if you or someone you live with has symptoms of Covid-19 or has tested positive for Covid-19 or is isolating in accordance with Government guidance.
The Parish Council will close the tennis court if any issues arise. 



Recreation Ground

The Recreation Ground, with its open situation, wide views, its new mini orchard of flowering fruit trees and new picnic benches is an attractive spot for family picnics, sporting activities and the very popular annual show held in July.

The recreation ground is owned and maintained by the Parish Council.

The recreation ground is available for walking and exercise. Please adhere to the current rules regarding social distancing when using the recreation ground, play area, tennis court and other council facilities.


Play Area Works

During the winter/spring 2022 the play area was closed to replace all the rubber matting and plant new grass.