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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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wet day for kids

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

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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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 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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cumbria
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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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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

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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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 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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Address: Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
Phone Number: 01539 442577
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
Average Prices: USD 8 - 8

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