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The Fun Factory Bowness

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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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Fantastic Food!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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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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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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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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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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