May 06, 2018

Ayr Field & Play Park – A Lovely Park To Visit In St Ives

Ayr Field & Play Park sits on the hill above Porthmeor Beach, overlooking the town.

There is a large, open field for dog walkers and ball games and an enclosed play park at the top. There is also the local scout hut.

Ayr Field Play Park St Ives Cornwall Dog Walking Field

The whole area is enclosed with hedges and planting for wildlife and there is a butterfly garden and nature zone.

Ayr Field Play Park St Ives Cornwall

There are 3 lovely, ornate gates to get in and out of the park and these should automatically swing shut, making it safe for young children and dogs.

Ayr Field Play Park St Ives Cornwall Gate

Ayr Field Play Park Equipment

The play park is aimed more at older children rather than babies. It is fully enclosed and accessed by a wooden gate – which is to help stop dogs from wandering in and children wandering out!

Ayr Field Play Park St Ives Cornwall Gate

At the center is a large climbing area with bridges, a fort and a big slide.

Ayr Field Play Park St Ives Cornwall Equipment

The slide is quite a steep, long one – definitely one for slightly older children (or the more brave younger ones).

Ayr Field Play Park St Ives Cornwall Slide

There is a large bucket swing (very popular with my little girl).

Ayr Field Play Park St Ives Cornwall Bucket Swing

There is also a sort of bouncy rocker, good to play on with little friends.

Ayr Field Play Park St Ives Cornwall Bouncy Rocker

At the back of the play park is the local Scout Hut

Ayr Field Play Park St Ives Cornwall Scout Hut

There are lots of places to sit and enjoy the view down across the town and over the sea

Ayr Field Play Park St Ives Cornwall View

How To Get To Ayr Field And Play Park

Ayr Field is at the corner of Bullans Lane and Ayr Terrace. Lots of buses go past, both from the town and to and from Porthmeor Beach.

The closest car park is at Barnoon – there is both a short stay and a long stay car park. Out of season it is possible to park on the road by the hedge.

There is a small shop further down the road towards Porthmeor Beach that sells drinks, snacks, newspapers etc.

Ayr Field Play Park St Ives Cornwall Shop

The nearest public toilets are in town!

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