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Address: Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
Phone Number: 01539 442577
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Description: Recently opened as "The Fun Factory" Bowness. We are open every day from...
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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Keeping kids happy

Really good little soft play area, plenty of different types of areas for my son to play in and he particularly loved the rope pull. Would definitely go back

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Chris A
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Really good little soft play area, plenty of different types of areas for my son to play in and he particularly loved the rope pull. Would definitely go back

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Had my 3 year olds Birthday party and would highly recommend it!! The woman who arranged it all was fantastic so helpful and organised. We had children from 1 year old to 6 year olds and they all had a briliant time. The fun factory itself is very clean and the area for smaller children is excellent . The food... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

We discovered this place by accident looking for a play park. We have a 2 year old and went in the school Easter holidays. Affordable, clean and friendly, we spent 90 mind there before lunch. We have special dietary needs, so left for our picnic. Would definitely go back next time we are in the Lakes

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Stockton-on-Tees, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I know it's soft play but it's set on the marina in bowness and has fabulous views over lake windermere, with good prices for food and drink you really can't fall off , so even on a sunny day it's worth a visit for an hour or 2 if you have little ones cause it wears them out and you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Came across this little gem whilst in Windermere. The kids had a great time playing in the soft play area whilst we sat in the window admiring the view. The food was amazing! Will be going again soon!

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My little boy loves this soft play centre as do I. It has plenty for him to explore in a safe and visible area, the separate under 4's area means his little sister can crawl around and be entertained without worry that she will get knocked over by bigger kids and the mobile toys and duplo blocks give him something... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I have only been here a couple of times with my 16mth old son and as local I think it's great! The play equipment itself is brilliant for 3yrs upwards and there is a lovely little area for the younger ones with a slide, air machine, mega blocks and various activity walkers & tables for toddlers. So I found they... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I tried to find more information before we went - opening times, prices etc, but found it quite tricky. Just because I have been there about 5 years ago with my first child not much in a way of entertainment would change I thought. We decided to give it a go. Saturday around 4 pm we went to soft play... More 

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TheFunFactory, Manager at The Fun Factory Bowness, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear of your disappointing visit to The Fun Factory. You mentioned that the tables and floor had not been cleared and the toilets not been checked. We will be investigating this as cleanliness is of the utmost importance. Members of staff will be made aware of your comments and instructed to improve their work ethic. Toys... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
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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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