Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - kidelp

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is a 247-acre sporting complex in Stratford. It served as the central feature for the 2012 Summer Olympics and the Paralympics and is home to parklands, waterways and playgrounds for children as well as sporting venues including the London Stadium and London Aquatics Centre and many other facilities.


Pleasure Gardens- this is one of the playgrounds for kids at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Here, they can go on the ultimate adventure with it's exciting features to explore. There are climbing walls and giant red rocks to climb up. There are also oversized swings, very wide slides to ride with your friends and a sandpit to play in!

Tumbling Bay- this playground is located in the northern part of Olympic Park. It features cool rock pools with water pumps and fountains, platforms and lots of space to run around and swings. This playground also feels like a magical adventure with it's timber tree houses with netted walkways, rope bridges and wobbly bridges to walk along. There are also large slides, pathways and a sand-pit.

Food & Drink

There are two main cafes in the park. The Timber Lodge Cafe is located in the north of the park, next to the Tumbling Bay playground. It offers foods like sandwiches, burgers, homemade cakes, drinks and a BBQ during the spring and summer seasons. There is an outside terrace to relax and enjoy the view of the park.
The Last Drop is located in the south of the park and offers hot drinks like tea and coffee, fresh cakes and pastries as well as light lunches and snacks. There are kiosks at the south of the Park that offers ice-cream, hot and cold drinks and snacks.


There are public toilets around the park, including accessible and disabled toilets.

Opening times

Open 24 hours a day.

Getting there

You can get to the park by public transport and visit the TFL (Transport for London) website to plan your journey easily, knowing which bus or train to take at which times. The postcode is E20 2ST which you can use to help you to get there using a map or GPS device. There are a few different car parks depending on which part of the park you want to visit.

  • Tube / Train: Hackney Wick Overground station.
  • Bus: 30, 86, 241, 276, 488