tassells park, box hill north

Little hidden gems are Mamma's favourite kind of playgrounds and this one hits the nail on the head. Tassells park is one of Box Hill North's great street playgrounds. The site used to be an orchard owned by the Aspinall family, later became an abattoir and is now part of the Whitehorse Heritage Trail. The history is celebrated with some reclaimed building materials - bricks, stone work, blue stone - used to create garden beds and pathways. There is a skeleton of a chook shed or out house that lends itself perfectly to imaginative play. The playground itself is great! A tall wooden play structure, a triple swing, a rope course and climbing nets. Plus a bonus toddler play structure built in the style of a carriage. All in all, a great place to spend spinning on a beautiful sunny day! 

Mamma's special mention: The playground is directly opposite the local kinder so be mindful for additional traffic at drop off and pick up time. If you are after a coffee stop before or after or let's face it, BOTH, The Hungry Ape is a great little cafe at the Woodhouse Grove shops. 

the nitty gritty

picnic shelter - off street parking - water fountain - no public toilets - open field for ball games - shops nearby - walking trail nearby

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