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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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Recently opened as "The Fun Factory" Bowness. We are open every...

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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only thing there is in bowness for kids

been going here for ages now and my daughter loves going here to play with her friends we also had her 5th birthday party here last November and the kids had a great time

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Kirri B
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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Visited with a 2 year old last week shortly after opening. Soon filled up and got very busy. Separate area for under 4s needed work as toys were missing some parts and batteries. One had exposed cracked plastic which was very sharp. On the plus side there were a good range of activities, plenty of seats for adults and a... More 

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Thank lakes99
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

been going here for ages now and my daughter loves going here to play with her friends we also had her 5th birthday party here last November and the kids had a great time

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Thank Kirri B
Abingdon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had an awesome morning at the Fun Factory - the soft play is great, my 4 year old and 19 month old were in seventh heaven. All the toddler toys had batteries in and worked properly! The coffee was hot, the food is good value and the staff are efficient and friendly. Got the sofa by the window to... More 

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Thank hels0nh0ls
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great value family spot with as you would want comfort catering, brilliant for kids in a very busy town and not overpriced, good staff and great views on the lake.

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Thank RRoo R
Dundee, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited during a thunder storm. I had a great view of the lightning out of the huge floor to Cellini g windows from my comfy leather sofa. View was amazing. Cakes were amazing. Kids had a fantastic time, basically did not see them for two hours as they only came back to truffle out some cakes and juice. Would come... More 

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Thank Alibunn74
St Helens, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we visited nothing was working and it was only very small. Okay for a quick 5 minutes if youir ealking past. Not a special trip

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Thank kerrygent82
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were passing by and hardly noticed that the retro 50s style parlour was there but the host offered us a taster as we passed off their excellent ice cream which turned out to be dairy free not that you could tell. They also had a children's fun area which seemed well staffed with plenty for the kids to do,... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous play area for our "wee man" while we sit and overlook the Lake, beautiful yachts and wildlife floating by! Good size and well equipped for all youngsters! Wonderful prices for drinks and cakes... Kimi's IceCream is a pure delight! Jaffa Cake, Mango Cheesecake, Banoffie, Vanilla and the amazing Bounty all enjoyed so far!

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Thank lorna_dunn
Windermere, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Inexpensive food whilst the kids play is always a winner with me! BRING ME THE SANDWICHES! Free under 1 year old, and my lad at 10 months loves it.

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Thank Cerileethomas
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We found this place on-line and thought it would be a good place to visit, since it was our first time going there. We were greeted by a bubbly, bright member of staff who was very helpful... but unfortunately our 11 year old grand- daughter was not forbidden to enter the soft play, so she had to sit with us.... More 

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