Play in Powys

“Children have the right to relax and play, and to join in a wide range of cultural, artistic and other recreational activities.”  

(United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 31)


Places to Play

Children will play anywhere at any time given the opportunity.  As parents/carers, those working with children, young people, families and living or working in communities we have a responsibility to create the right conditions in which children can access opportunities for playing.

You can search for places to play in Powys, including open green spaces and outdoor designated play spaces.

More information about Play in the community can be found at websites and Facebook pages of the Community Play Services:

Play Montgomeryshire

Play Radnor


Play Resource Library

Play resource libraries offer services to local families, play projects and childcare providers.  They offer the loan of a wide range of toys, play sessions for children and parents, information and advice about toys & play and a friendly meeting place for parents and carers

Accessing a play resource library can help children by giving access to a rich variety of high quality toys & play opportunities, providing toys suitable the abilities of children with additional needs and enabling children to develop vital skills by learning through play.

North Powys – Play Montgomeryshire offers a static and mobile service. They also run stay and play sessions.

For further information please contact; Play Montgomeryshire, Plas Dolerw, Milford Road, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2EH.  Tel; 01686 626713  Email;

Mid Powys – Play Radnor host a range of projects at the Play Hub and beyond. They also deliver outreach and play projects, often in partnership with the other Play Networks or partner agencies. They operate a toy library and organisations or individuals are welcome to hire items for parties or events. Their hall is also available for hire. For more details please visit their website, call them on 01597 829440 or email

South Powys – Brecknock Play Network offers a static resource library only.  For contact details please telephone 01874 612222 


  • Address:
    Family Information Service (FIS)
    Powys County Hall
    Spa Road East
    Llandrindod Wells
    LD1 5LG
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