We were staying at Haven Caister, and fancied a day off camp to wear out the kids some more. The leaflet we picked up did not say too much about the place. We were in peak season and arrived at 10 ish in the morning and the car park was already filling up. The staff at the stand where you pay, were on the ball, they measured the heights of the children and wrote out a ticket for you as you stand in the queue, the price went by height and not age. Then you hand over your hand written ticket to the cashier and they process it and give you wristbands.
It showered on and off that day weather wise...but as you are amongst the trees, you are sheltered and the slides all have canopes over them to stop them getting wet.
There were things for all ages. I'd say to take a ruck sack and NOT hand bag, as you need 'hands on' for climbing and stuff. We had to queue a bit for going over the broken bridge, but it gave you time to appreciate the view. The attractions were all supervised, and little sacks were about for putting your legs in when you go down a slide. The largest one was able to take 3 people in a line, so my husband and 2 kids went down together....fast shutter speed or sports mode for cameras! - as they came down dead fast ! TAKE A PACKED LUNCH...food and drinks were dead expensive. The picnic areas had wasp traps, which helped. I avoided the gift shop as that was expensive too. There were plenty of toilets about and not too longer a queue for the ladies either.
I think that whom ever created the fairy type tree houses and the beautifully made under 5 area, must be very proud. It all seems hand made and unique, it is all wood, but not a splinter in sight!. It is worth the money for the visit, but I think they must coin it in there, as there are little over heads, little maintenance and expensive lighting etc....
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