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The Fun Factory Bowness

Address: Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
Phone Number: 01539 442577
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Type: Playgrounds, Nature & Parks, Fun & Games
Owner description: Recently opened as "The Fun Factory" Bowness. We are open every day from 10am to 6pm. Parents can...
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Type: Playgrounds, Nature & Parks, Fun & Games
Owner description: Recently opened as "The Fun Factory" Bowness. We are open every day from 10am to 6pm. Parents can relax on our soft sofas whilst overlooking magnificent views of Lake Windermere, whist your children let off steam in the soft play area. Cafe Dolce is also opened daily serving a variety of hot beverages cakes and snacks.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

If I could grade this place lower I would, moody unfriendly staff over priced entrance and drinks, I total a complete waste of money don't bother!

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Windermere, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My one year old son loves it here! It's very safe and secure, the staff are very friendly. We often come here during the afternoon and is a good little spot for food and relaxing.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We went on a rainy day during our holiday the staff at the front desk was miserable and obsessed with her phone. my son went off to play and I had a look in the shop next door while my partner watched him the gate wasn't locked and you could walk straight through. When I came back the girl at... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Clean and plenty of things available. something for kids to do in the rain and it wasn't mad bus, will go back.

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Silsden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I have to say my 3 year old loved this place when we visited the Lakes last week. It is not the biggest soft play but was just the right size for her and she could go off and play and you could also keep an eye on her. We also went at 4pm so was fairly quiet so pretty... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
49 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We visited here on our only wet day of our holiday. It is very clean and well laid out. The play area isn't very big and my 2 were easily bored. The gate to the front area wasn't locked and my 2 year old got out more than once which became a pain and we left well before our time.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Visited here last August, as you kinda expect - weather was iffy and typical of The Lakes (sometimes). Great idea of the owner to install this place in Bowness for those days that are a tad damp underfoot. So while we sampled the home-made cakes from the little cafe inside, the boys ran their little legs off inside. Not a... More 

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Edinburgh
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Every town and especially every holiday destination should have a good soft play for keeping young children amused on a wet day, of which there are many in the Lake District. We bring ours here and Rufty Tufty's in Ambleside when we're on holiday in the Lakes and both a four year old boy and one year old girl toddler... More 

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Skelmersdale, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great for the kids. Weather was awful so good to have a place local for them to let off steam. We spent about 2-3 hours there and the kids had a ball.

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greater manchester
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We went here on a wet rainy Sunday with 2 under 4 and it was good. Everything was clean and the staff were friendly and passed the time of day with the children which many play centre staff don't do. We bought teas and a kids sandwich box which the 4 year old liked and it wasn't any more expensive... More 

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