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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, Amusement
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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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English first
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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58 reviews 58 reviews
39 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We visit here as we have a holiday home nearby,its not the biggest indoor play,but its fine to pass a couple of hours,the staff are friendly,coffee good,had toastie sandwiches last time we went again they were fine, I did think this time, it was looking like it needed a good clean,but it wont put us off going.my little boy loves... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

People are to judgemental, ive been to rufty tuftys with my son and how u can say that place is better than bowness fun factory is a joke! Its cool its dark its expensive they sell my son was only 2 they charged me £4 for 1 hour ... The fun factory is not that expensive fair enough if u... More

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