Rockcliffe Hall Hotel

A Lewis Carroll inspired hotel playground to attract family visitors
large wooden playground story telling chair

The Challenge

At a time when all hotels are looking to provide the very best guest experience, your play area offers you an opportunity to gain a competitive edge. A bespoke playground enhances a hotel’s offering, attracts more and new guests, and increases family visitors.

Rockcliffe Hall Hotel were looking to do just that. They approached us to design an ‘Alice in wonderland’ inspired playground. The play area was part of their new, Lewis Carroll influenced development aimed at families.

The hotel is in Hurworth-on-Tees, Durham, and is themed around the writings of Lewis Carroll who lived in the village for part of his life. The brief requested that the hotel playground ‘sit comfortably’ within the new development at the 5-star establishment.

The Playground

The hotel playground was conceptualised to be sympathetic to the theme whilst also embracing the natural surroundings. It also needed to provide play and learning opportunities for the young users.

This was a largely bespoke design and build. It included interconnected themed tower units combined with scatterlogs, adventure trail sections, custom painted mushroom seats.

All in all, the new Lewis Carroll inspired play space is a real hit for Rockcliffe Hall Hotel. Our team, the hotel and, most importantly, their guests all love the new bespoke playground.

If you’d like to chat about your ideas for your new playground, please get in touch. Image Playgrounds offer a free site consultation and 3D design with every play area we work on.

The reaction from guests has been very positive. During the holiday period, family business has increased by 100% over the previous year prior to the playground being opened. The attraction’ has also had the effect of increasing spa membership at the hotel as families now wish to join.

Warwick Brindle, Chairman, Rockliffe Hall

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