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“Very expensive, needs a refurb!! A lot of out of order signs!”
Review of Fort Fun

Fort Fun
Ranked #18 of 60 things to do in Eastbourne
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“Very expensive, needs a refurb!! A lot of out of order signs!”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

We took our kids today, and was disappointed by the overall set up. We've been before, but it seems the prices have rocketed!? £1 for a very small carton of juice, £1.50 for a small bottle of water - these are London prices - not Eastbourne. Cleaning the tables did involve a cloth but it was used to brush the mess on the floor, where it was left - they never swept it up ... It was not a busy day so there was plenty of time to - disappointed with visit this time.

Visited March 2013
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English first
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116 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Fort a lot better”
Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

Visted 02nd April. Price was excellent, girl who welcomed us had excellent customer service and was lovely . Crazy golf was ok but the whole complex really does need some improvements. Very dated and tired looking. Hopefully will do some improvements in time for the summer season. Shame really could be a really fun place and a great place for kids .

Visited April 2013
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Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
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“What a dive!!!”
Reviewed March 7, 2013

I took my child here today and it was so so disappointing!
Upon arriving we paid nearly £3 for 2 hours parking.
The staff didnt even smile when we walked through the doors. I didn't even know if they were staff, there were about 6 of them stood around the counter.
We were the only customers in there for the whole two hours which was odd but as we explored we knew why...
It needs some serious TLC. New carpets, new parts for the over 5's which is in an unbelievably bad state), ripped nets, bits of rubbish and dirt everywhere, nearly £4 for a little fruit shoot and two cans of coke, the tables were dirty and sticky (we were the only customers, they have no excuse!!!). The toilets are horrible and stink.
ITS A JOKE!!! I'd much rather go to the other soft play centers in Eastbourne as they are cheaper, nicer, friendlier, busier and safer.

Visited March 2013
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Good fun”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

My kids always enjoy the experience of the soft play area and their friends often come with us and they enjoy it as well

Visited February 2013
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Rocky's - Dirty & Not easy for very little ones to get about.”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

Ok, to start it's a place kids do enjoy. running around, playing and going on the slide. ..
however..for little ones (under 5's) and their area. you definetly have to be in there with your child you couldn't go sit down and watch them play..as one little ones can't reach to get into the ball pit (which smells odd) ..the plastic climbing frame with slide, has big drops of some sides so you have to be quick to save your 2 year old from having a tumble onto the carpet burn style carpet.
the playhouse/wendy house is rubbish. the big connect 4 had no discs to play so was a pointless piece of plastic. the were some inflatables and a couple of doorless ride ons .

if you then take your bored tot into the bigger side. as mine got bored quickly of the under 5's bit.. then you have to go round the back of the playarea to find a whole in the net which leads to the ball pit .. i could go on about the poorly laid out need of a refurb but i think i've made my point..
plus my little one came home with a virus after that morning..not surprised the place is bacteria heaven, and the toilets were smelly...
never returning there..

Plenty of Parking , i failed to see and Adult staff member..most looked about 15/16 and appeared depressed .

theres a cafe.. and an arcade..

the only good thing is the safety door to the play area to stop children escaping..

Visited July 2012
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