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The Look Out Discovery Centre

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“all ages”(55 reviews)
“play area”(30 reviews)
“science museum”(16 reviews)
About
We are a hands-on science and discovery centre aimed at primary school aged children with over 90 activities to entertain. We have an amazing outdoor play area which includes an all-access section. With a picnic area and coffee shop, you can stay...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell RG12 7QW, England
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+44 1344 354400
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Reviewed yesterday

We took our 4 and 6 year old grand children. We spent a good 5 and a half hours there. Great fun and also educational. Will definitely go back.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 66Professor
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great place for young familie. We had a really good time and all the kids enjoyed - age 2,5,6 and 7! Facilities are good and not much walking. Everything conveniently located.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Bina M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just another Bracknell skank town rip off, The gift shop and cafe are a rip off , the place is a joke and now they want you to pay for the parking, they want you to go there but have the cheek to charge you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Clever D
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for leaving a review. We are sorry to hear that you do not recommend The Look Out Discovery Centre. Our phone number is 01344 354400 if you would like to discuss this further. If you do decide to visit again, if you bring...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My kids loved it and we spent around 5 hours here. Luckily it was a sunny day, we played indoor as well as outdoors. The play area outside is quite amazing. The only disappointment was the cafe, not much of Veg options, luckily we had...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PChau
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. I will pass your comments about the coffee shop on to the manager as I know they are always looking to improve the range of food available. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having read lots of great things we tried today to visit. In the end, after three attempts at the car park(s), we gave up and drove to the County Park close to where we live. We will try again, but maybe on a rainy day...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi. Sorry you couldn't find a car parking space. We tend to be quieter first thing and after 3pm but we have a lot of users in the car park. We are looking at ways to improve the parking and hope you revisit soon.

Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

We took our two year old here as it was a half way meet up with grandparents. The discovery centre is great for toddlers and outside there is a fab playground and also cafe facilities. We would come back again - they have go ape...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

We visited yesterday in glorious sunshine for a forest walk and duly purchased a large coloured map as advertised on the website. We were almost immediately very disenchanted with it as we found the markings and legend very unclear and it was only with the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank netballer7
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sue, Thank you very much for your feedback. I will pass it on to the General Manager who liaises with the Crown Estate who manage the forest and produce the maps. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review.

Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

We usually go to the waterpark opposite but this time took bikes to the trails. We cycled around the smallest trail and the boys loved it. We also went to the play area, super for my 6year old not so great for 11 year old.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

We have been several times with young grandchildren and it has been excellent. However, the car park was overflowing and we were very lucky to find a space. The main outdoor play areas were incredibly busy with the usual half term mayhem. We decided to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BrianML
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Hope to see you soon on a quieter day.

Reviewed February 21, 2019

Visited in half term to walk 2 dogs on lead. Initially thought bad choice as car parking was a night mare . No spaces and vehicles parking any where. Saw one member of staff who seemed to be happy to say don’t park there you’ll...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wyatfox
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry you had parking problems, we are in the process to trying to improve the situation but we do have lots of users so it can get busy. Hopefully the next time you come the parking will be easier.

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clairejadams
August 20, 2018|
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Response from Heisenburrito | Reviewed this property |
Personally, I think so. You can park there for the whole day for £4 and if you take the stub into the ticket office you can get £2 off the adult admission to the interactive science exhibition, making an adult ticket £5.60... More
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amybarnesah
March 9, 2018|
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Response from Sarah L | Property representative |
Hi Amy, The car park opens at 7am so you can access at any time after that. The coffee shop and toilets normally open at 9am and the Discovery Centre opens at 10am. Please note that the coffee shop is currently closed for... More
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Dan W
February 8, 2018|
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