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Address: Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9DJ, England
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+44 15394 31332
11:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

White Platt's Recreation Ground has the Best Mini Golf in the Lakes. Found...

White Platt's Recreation Ground has the Best Mini Golf in the Lakes. Found in the centre of Ambleside, There is a 9 Hole Mini Golf course with a 90 metre hole, 9 Hole Putting Green & 9 Hole Crazy Golf Course. For the more energetic person there are three full size tennis courts for you to play on. For a more gentle life we have Large smart Bowling Green.We Have a infant play area with a slide and climbing frame and lots of benches so you could just sit and relax as the day passes by. All the equipment can be hired from the ticket office along with Hot & Cold Drinks and Ice Creams. Come and join us on either the Mini Golf Course or Other Fantastic Activities.

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Fun Putting!

We spent an hour here, the boys did pitch and put and the girls did putting. It was great fun! We all got good equipment and I thought it was a good location, right in the town... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Phil C
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent an hour here, the boys did pitch and put and the girls did putting. It was great fun! We all got good equipment and I thought it was a good location, right in the town centre in a small park. It was a great way to spend an hour or so and I would go back!

Thank Phil C
Larne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

While on Holiday to the Lake District we visited Ambleside. What a beautiful village. Lots of quaint little shops and cafe's. Oh and of course we had to have a go at the crazy golf. I haven't played this in about 30 years. Well, what can I say, I laughed so much my cheeks were sore. My son is very... More 

Thank Liz G
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This summer they had a nice activities for kids.The best place in Ambleside during the summer.The tennis court is nice and big enough for a great game and also it is another things to do here.

Thank Ioanadobre34
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,033 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Located right in Town centre, you wouldn’t miss to see this. We had been here and spent good time here. This recreation park has things for all age I feel. You jog/ kids or adults golf/ kids has lot more activities. There are wooden fixed table and benches to sit and enjoy refreshments. Tempting fresh flavours in homemade ice-cream and... More 

Thank Nins_12
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Our first ever visit, although driven through many times, is a nice open space, the Miller bridge car park is quite expensive @ £5.50 for 4 hours. The park has bowls, crazy golf, pitch and putt. Toilets at 20p a visit, (cheaper around the corner). Only food purchased at the kiosks can be eaten at the benches within the park,... More 

Thank paulmyatt
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Visited in early August 2016 with family and friends. We visit this site every year and have previously given it a 5 star rating, however, we were very disappointed this year. The grass on both the bowling green and pitch and putt is very overgrown, making golf almost impossible. When we informed management of this they ensured us that it... More 

Thank Onion508
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

As two couples, whilst our two wives went shopping in Ambleside, we (the husbands) thought a session putting the world to rights in a park would suffice given the choice of that or further shopping! So we entered this park and as it was a warm sunny day thought an ice cream would make a good start to our visit.... More 

Thank GV53
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Nice, well-kept place to do something different, we played "mini-golf" i.e. short pitch-and-putt. There was also crazy golf, a play area, putting green, tennis, bowls and boules courts.

Thank stonerose5
Dundee, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Lovely little play park -although very small. A small climbing wall which is okay for smaller kids. Toilets cost 20p, however discovered that there are toilets in the bigger park round from the church which are free and clean. Had brought our picnic intending to play crazy golf, thought about the bowling for fun and the kids had a go... More 

Thank Alibunn74
Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Excellent well kept park with something for everyone, bowls, Tennis, Crazy golf etc. A nice place to chill with refreshments and Ice creams.

Thank Charles G

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