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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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God send on a wet holiday Wednesday

Great place for this as when the weather is shocking there's not much to do apart from Beatrix Potter. My kids loved it - nice food and drinks too - the adults can sit with a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Mansfield, England, United Kingdom
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I don't where some of these folk who wrote bad reviews have visited but we found the staff to be fantastic and friendly, even commented in this to the owner!! The soft play isn't the best I've been so but also not the worse. To pass a few hours away it does the job, makes it more pleasurable to follow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I visited twice last week and I'm planning on visiting again tomorrow. I brought my friends little girl that I was babysitting. She loved playing in the soft play and she made new friends to play with which was lovely to watch. The food and drink was good and reasonably priced. We had a tuna and cheese melt, child's ham... More 

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Poped in here for a couple of hours staff werer very friendly and children enjoyed the soft play beautiful views out on to the lake

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Southport
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Took our grandson here when the weather turned, he had a great time whilst we had a relaxing coffee over looking the boat moored on the lake.

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Mansfield, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Great place for this as when the weather is shocking there's not much to do apart from Beatrix Potter. My kids loved it - nice food and drinks too - the adults can sit with a drink whilst overlooking the marina which is very nice and relaxing and a good distraction from the noise inside! I wouldn't come here when... More 

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Cumbria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We have been here several times now with our 5 year old grandson, including once to an organised birthday party. The place is always clean and the staff very welcoming. There is a 2 tier pricing in place so if your child is under 4 years old you don't pay as much as you do for the older children. Snack... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Come here ofter when staying in the lakes £5 for two children. Has lots of tables to sit down and have a drink whilst the kids play. The kids really enjoy it. There is a great little area for toddlers and babies and a larger area for older children. Always busy. Staff are friendly.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Visited on a very wet day in July expecting it to be very busy but it was actually quite quiet. Kids loved it. There were 2 girls running the place and they were rushed off their feet as it did get busy but they smiled all the time and worked really hard. Food good and fresh cooked. Great views over... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We went on a Saturday when the weather was bad, I expected it to be packed but it was very quiet which was a bonus!! Staff in cafe very friendly, young lad on reception looked bored to tears. It was free for us as my little girl is only 9 months so that was another bonus. The under 4's play... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

went over to bowness as we thought it was going to be a wet day - reviews looked good but with a 9yr old and a 5yr old grandson can be difficult to suit both. the 5yr old enjoyed himself the 9tr old said it was ok. i could have gone to one of my local play areas as not... More 

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