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“Very disappointing”

Imagine Play Centre
Ashford
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Very disappointing”
Reviewed December 17, 2012

Dirty, shabby, smelt strange. Rips and tears in the equipment. Food on offer was of very poor quality. Too noisy, too few places to sit.

Visited December 2012
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English first
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great time for children, and parents get a breather if they are lucky.”
Reviewed December 12, 2012

We often go to Imagine and have always had a great time. There is plenty for the children to do, an under 5 area and also a toddler area, as well as the larger frame for the older children with trampolines. There is also a sports hall type area for the keen footballers. The food there is what you would expect, it is acceptable, mainly chips which keeps the children happy. Food prices and entrance price seem reasonable. It could do with a bit of tlc as mentioned earlier by someone, for example, the carpet could do with being cleaned or replaced. But it is wonderful to be able to sit and have a coffee and chat with a friend while the children play safely within sight together. We often cannot get ours out of there until after about 4 hours which is great. Usually go during the day and not weekends so have not experienced it being too noisy or busy.

Visited November 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Godsend place esp. when weather is bad”
Reviewed November 16, 2012

It is HUGE! frames, trampolines, slides, football, bigger slides, toddlers area, infants area. If the weather is bad (and it has been) and your kids are driving you nuts come here they'll be exhausted and you will be spared their cabin-fever..

Visited October 2012
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“needs updating”
Reviewed October 14, 2012

Been to imagine 2-3 times, no major problems, but it certainly needs a re vamp as some areas are a bit tatty/in need of some TLC. Considering it is aimed at little people, it doesnt offer very many healthy food/snack options. Would visit it if nothing else to do on a rainy day.

Visited May 2012
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great fun for kids. VERY LOUD FOR PARENTS!”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

Step 1. Park in the spacious car park.
Step 2. Enter the building, remove shoes (children), pay at the desk
Step 3. Watch kids disappear into tunnels and ball pools and bouncing on trampolines.
Step 4. Grab a coffee (or to save some cash, take your own)
Step 5. Attempt conversation with other adults.
Step 6. Give up conversation due to the noise and read a book.
Step 7. After 2 hours, prise children from play equipment, put shoes back on and leave
Step 8. Go to shops and purchase earplugs ready for next visit
9. Get home and lie in darkened room until hearing and sense of balance fully restored

Visited September 2012
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