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“Kids really enjoyed it”

Sundown Adventureland
Ranked #1 of 25 things to do in Retford
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: “Come on kids, there’s lots to see and do. Your adventure is just beginning!” Bet you’ve never heard a goat yodel or a potato talk, but you will at Sundown Market, and with your help all the animals in the musical pet shop will join in the chorus of their very own song. Explore the Rodeo Corral Indoor Play Area and climb aboard the Rocky Mountain Railroad, but hold onto your hats folks, those pesky bandits are popping up everywhere. Be careful not to wake the dragon as you enter the Lollipoppet castle with all its smells of candy. Then its on to the Tractor Ride for a trip around the countryside before talking to the animals on our Animated Farm. Grab those bows and arrows and climb aboard the Robin Hood Ride to join Robin and his merry men as they travel through Sherwood Forest. Then its onto Crash Landings – our fantastic four storey indoor play area and cafe, climb and explore the jungle where you may get a surprise from a cheeky monkey or a slippery snake. Run, swing and play in our bright and colourful Angry Birds Activity Park. Take a spin on the Okie Yolkie ride and bounce along on the Giddy Piggies ride. Don’t Forget to sing and dance along with the Monkeys at Monkey Mischief. Ahoy there! Time to take to the Jolly Pirate Ride – but you better watch out, for who knows were those wicked pirates are lying in wait with a surprise or two! Don’t forget your buckets and spades – you’ll need them in Captain Sandy’s Play Cove. But no one can be scared of the delightful little friends whose lovely scenes lead us through the seasons on to the magical Sleigh Ride through Santa’s traditional winter wonderland, hey, what's that reindeer doing in bed?! when your ready for a break, take the kids for a snack or a treat in one of our cafes or shops where there are lots of goodies available. Also don’t forget, we’re open at Christmas, so come along and ride our fantastic night before Christmas ride before visiting Santa in his Lovely home and receive a free gift for all children aged 2 to 10 years .
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Halifax, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Kids really enjoyed it”
Reviewed March 3, 2013

The reason I mark it average is due to the food availability and quality - it's pretty dire to be honest. Apart from that, for young children they love it - especially the boozy barrel ride

Visited December 2012
Thank Bertie727
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“good day out”
Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

Went here with our 4 year nearly 5 year old son. He loved it. There's a great indoor adventure play area which was very welcome as we went when it was very cold. There are only about four rides so if your going in summer and queuing for these rides beware. We enjoyed it however we went in February so if you go in summer when more busy. It was practically empty also there's a great outdoor angry birds adventure playground one thing I will say is that it says up to 10 years but I feel this is too old I would say up to 7 would be more like it. Cost is a bit high to )11.95 for children and adults could do with being a bit cheaper.

Thank justice29
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Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“day trip”
Reviewed February 23, 2013

fantastic place for under 5s plenty to do easy to get around there cafes and shops went on coach but looks easy to get too driving reasonable prices definatley going back

Visited June 2012
Thank saraRotherham
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Level 5 Contributor
47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2013

Just took our 4 year old and 18month old here for a day out. It was fantastic , rides were enjoyable for all and the place is set out beautifully!

Visited February 2013
Thank Kimmy1975_20
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great day out”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

The park has not changed since we went over 20 plus years ago its still a great day out for children under8.the admission fee of 11pound each especially for adults is a bit annoying considering the park is aimed for kids and yes a few things could do with a touch of paint.
But it's still a great day out

Visited February 2013
Thank Anthony W
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