Freestanding Play Equipment

Freestanding play equipment engages children in a variety of physical activities to develop their imagination and spark creativity in them, even one or two play items can change children’s moods. You will find everything for your new playground design project needs at CreativePlay. We have designed innovative play items from mark makings, mud kitchens, and performance areas to timber seatings, role-playing, and more.

If you have a playground design project in your school, local community, or organisation and looking for free-standing play equipment then browse among all the freestanding equipment in the categories below.

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Outdoor Playground Equipment

If you’re looking for freestanding play equipment, there are a few different things to consider.

First, think about what type of equipment your children will enjoy or are they more interested in pretend play?

Once you know what type of outdoor playground equipment they’re interested in, take a look at our huge range of play equipment options to find a project that meets your budget and space requirements.


Play equipment is a classic piece of outdoor playground equipment that children of all ages enjoy.

There is a variety of freestanding play equipment available from us here at Creative Play, from a large activity play ship to a covered play hut with table and seating.

If that’s not enough, why not consider installing trim trails into your play space, to encourage children’s social interaction as well as physical development.

If you have the space, consider installing a playground with multiple freestanding equipment pieces, so that kids can choose their favourite!



In addition to traditional freestanding play equipment, there are a number of play equipment options for schools, available within our catalogue that will help promote and encourage imaginative play in children of all ages.

Why not browse through our freestanding play equipment collection and start planning your adventure playground today!

When choosing equipment for your playground, keep in mind that it’s important to provide a variety of play options to keep children engaged and promote physical, social, and cognitive development.


Pretend play is important for children, especially in the early years, as it has numerous developmental benefits which include physical and social development.

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If you are looking to install freestanding play equipment into your school playground, local authorities or parish councils, we have a great selection for you to choose from.

Whichever play equipment or playground equipment you choose for your school playground, we guarantee that it will encourage children to take part in active play and help them to develop important developmental skills.

If you have any questions or would like further information about any of our freestanding play equipment, Trim trails  or other playground favourites, installation service, or are looking at creating playgrounds for your local parks, parish councils or leisure facility with safety surfacing, or are interested in playgrounds for primary schools, please get in touch.

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Related Case Studies

Ysgol Derwen

Mud Kitchen

At Ysgol Derwen, Creative Play designed and installed a comprehensive playground solution, featuring vibrant thermoplastic playground markings that enhance both the aesthetic and functional aspects of the play area. These markings include a variety of educational and interactive games, promoting physical activity and learning. The project aimed to create an engaging and safe environment for children, supporting their development through play. The installation process was seamless, ensuring minimal disruption to the school’s routine.

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St Pauls CE Primary School

Creative Play transformed the outdoor space at St. Paul’s CE Primary School by installing a variety of engaging playground markings. These included traditional games, educational designs, and sports-related markings. The project aimed to enhance the play experience, promote physical activity, and support learning through play. The vibrant, durable markings were designed to be weather-resistant and safe, ensuring long-term use and enjoyment for the students.

For more details, visit the full case study.

Sandycroft CP School

EYFS Playground Equipment Design

At Sandycroft CP School, Creative Play revitalised the playground with a range of engaging and educational equipment. The installation included a variety of climbing structures, interactive play panels, and vibrant safety surfacing, designed to enhance both physical activity and cognitive development. The project aimed to create an inclusive play environment that encourages exploration and social interaction among children, ensuring the playground is both fun and safe. The transformation has significantly improved the outdoor play experience for the students.

For more details, visit the Sandycroft CP School case study.

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