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The Fun Factory Bowness

The Fun Factory Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
+44 15394 42577
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CrAzY!

We are here now and it is a mad house. Play area seems clean enough, however it's quite small for... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
DanielleRobo
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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Good 2 hours.

Spent 2 hours in here with 2 nephews on Easter Sunday. Small but enough room for kids to tire... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Gee W
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Recently opened as "The Fun Factory" Bowness. We are open every day from 10am to 6pm. Parents can relax on our soft sofas whilst overlooking magnificent views of Lake Windermere, whist your children let off steam in the soft play area. Cafe Dolce is also opened daily serving a variety of hot beverages cakes and snacks.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“soft play” (18 reviews)
“rainy day” (18 reviews)
“comfy sofas” (3 reviews)
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The Fun Factory Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
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+44 15394 42577
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"soft play"
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"rainy day"
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"comfy sofas"
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"earlier today"
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"fun area"
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"paninis"
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"play equipment"
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"sitting area"
in 2 reviews
"large coffee"
in 2 reviews
"lovely view of the lake"
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"older children"
in 4 reviews
"two hours"
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"staff were friendly"
in 4 reviews
"lots of fun"
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"couple of hours"
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"great place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"year old daughter"
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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

We are here now and it is a mad house. Play area seems clean enough, however it's quite small for older kids and gets too crowded, only 2 members of staff running between serving in cafe and allowing entry to soft play. If you're lucky...More

4  Thank DanielleRobo
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Spent 2 hours in here with 2 nephews on Easter Sunday. Small but enough room for kids to tire themselves out. Free Wi-fi and reasonably priced snack bar to satisfy adults.

Thank Gee W
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Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

Secure play area with locked gate. Amazing views if you're lucky enough to get a seat near the window! Good if you wanted to get out of the rain & have a nice tasting coffee. Was a little cold but it was freezing out &...More

2  Thank Donna W
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Reviewed November 19, 2017

This really is an amazing fun paradise for children. We attended a party there earlier today and must say it was beautifully and professionally organised by the dedicated staff present. The menu was both varied and plentiful, just as it should be at such an...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

To be honest I was quite disappointed with this place, came here with my 10 month old daughter and it's a good job it was free as there was hardly anything to do and in the under 4s area was taken over by bigger children,...More

7  Thank kellylingard87
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

perfect for my 1 y/o and 5 y/o. reasonably priced too. when it rains in bowness this is definately the place to go with children - good variety of food for the children too.

Thank 12DCKC
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Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

The usual kind of soft play place that kids enjoy -not usually our thing - but the added bonus here is that the cafe looks right over the lake and you can enjoy the view and the boats rather than a brick wall-what’s not to...More

2  Thank Alison23lufbra
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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Granny and I took our young grandson along for a play on a wet and windy day. Tots sing a long was great, fortunately Granny is well up on her nursery songs and rhymes. Excellent food and reasonable prices too. Sitting on settees watching the...More

2  Thank penkethc1
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

What a good day out lots of fun ages since I came to Bo’ness very reasonable entrance fee would recommend a visit

1  Thank Tezza1951
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

Friendly staff, lots of space for adults to sit, as well as lots of things for the kids to do. Very clean and decent food. Lovely view of the lake for when you're not watching the kiddies!

1  Thank Tracey C
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Clare-Norton
February 17, 2018|
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Response from penkethc1 | Reviewed this property |
We mind our 2yr old grandson on Wednesdays. If it is wet we go to The Fun Factory at 1030 for the toddler group. £3. This includes entry, drink and biscuit for him and a coffee for one of us. We buy lunch there as the food... More
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vickivicki85
March 31, 2017|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There is a large car park virtually facing this venue. A parking charge is rendered. Regards.
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