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Bristol Hill Apex Playground

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Corner of Kars Street and Raglan Street, Maryborough VIC 3465

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  • Toilets
  • Shade
  • Electric BBQ
  • Picnic tables
  • Walking tracks
  • Educational
The Bristol Hill Apex Playground is set beneath Maryborough's iconic Bristol Hill Pioneers Memorial Tower, and features a slide, see saw, spinning cup and swings. A undercover electric BBQ area and a toilet block are also set within the park. Across the road to the right of the playground is another peaceful covered area with a picnic table.

Picnics at the Bristol Hill Apex Playground

This is a great place to stop by for a picnic or barbecue lunch before exploring the historical features of the adjacent Bristol Hill historic area. 

A free barbecue is set beneath a shelter along with a bench seat, and a picnic table sits out in the sun alongside the barbecue. 

A second picnic shelter is located over the other side of miners drive, which contains a picnic table. 

Walks from the Bristol Hill Apex Playground

There are a number of interesting and educational walking tracks, which begin just behind the playground.

Bristol Hill Pioneers Memorial Tower

This park features a great information sign about the Bristol Hill Pioneers Memorial Tower, which displays the following text along with a historical photograph:

Bristol Hill Tower commemorates the pioneers who settled in Maryborough after gold was discovered in the district in 1854. Built by the unemployed, the tower (designed by E J Peck) was opened by George Frost MLA on 16 April 1933. It contains a spiral staircase of bluestone steps from the old Maryborough Gaol.


  • Bushwalking is an excellent way to get outdoors and exploring nature.
  • There are so many excellent playgrounds tucked away in little-known places. Take a look through this great list of playgrounds throughout the Victorian Goldfields.
  • There are hundreds of fantastic barbecue areas throughout the Victorian Goldfields. Some are in parks/playgrounds, others are scattered throughout the bush. Many barbecue areas are located alongside amazing attractions and walks, so go out for a barbecue and get exploring!


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