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Conkers

586 Rawdon Rd (B Millennium Avenue | Moira, Ashby-de-la-Zouch DE12 6GA, England
+44 1283 216633
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Ok but boring if kids under 3

I have 11mnth old i felt it was boring for her and hard work for me. Pushing her round all day is... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2016
darthvickster
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Derby, United Kingdom
via mobile
Expensive

Avoid weekends and bank holidays. Lots for children to do but not cheap. Cafe not adequate size for... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2016
jaqphil
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Derby, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible9%
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“assault course” (170 reviews)
“barefoot walk” (227 reviews)
“high ropes” (49 reviews)
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586 Rawdon Rd (B Millennium Avenue | Moira, Ashby-de-la-Zouch DE12 6GA, England
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I have 11mnth old i felt it was boring for her and hard work for me. Pushing her round all day is fine but hard when with older kids as 11mnth old gets frustrated and bored. 3yrs plus is a great day out. Take a...More

Thank darthvickster
ConkersAttraction, Manager at Conkers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We do have the Billy Bonkers play area for under 5s, mainly at the Waterside Centre and our summer shows are good for all the family and included in the price.

Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Avoid weekends and bank holidays. Lots for children to do but not cheap. Cafe not adequate size for busy times. Nice shops with interesting gifts. If go during week during term time with under fives then is much more user friendly although not good if...More

Thank jaqphil
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We took our kids there and they loved all the acitiviites. There was loads to do and we could have stayed for a lot longer. However despite it being July lots of the food outlets were shut and I generally felt that the place wasn't...More

Thank ads19762016
Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this review

Sorry if we let the show down. Our ranger team will get onto this straight away!! Weed killer and jet wash!! Just to start. We will get it right before the weekend.

Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

A fab day out with large group of friends with children from 8 to 16. Fun for all. Adult assault course a firm favourite for older children and adults alike.

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

I was hoping for a good rainy - day activity with my two small children but I was overall very disappointed. I imagine that being able to visit the outdoor attractions and perhaps with older children it would have been much better. The indoor centre...More

Thank amanning
Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this review

Very sorry to read that you did not enjoy your day. We do have many school groups during June and early July but they should be controlled! The Centre also offers a train ride to our Waterside Centre which has a much larger "Little Tikes"...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016

We took 3 of our grandchildren here and they loved it. There was something there for all their ages which are 5, 8 and 10. We also enjoyed the day. There are indoor activities as well as outdoor ones. There is an assault course for...More

Thank Afterextratime
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We visited conkers for the first time with our five year old. We felt the activities surrounding the centre were very much the same. The activity centre was based more the older children apart from the soft play. Very disappointed that some extra activities came...More

Thank Samantha G
Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We do have lots of activities where are included and parking is free. Only the high and low ropes has an add on price but this activity is heavily discounted for existing visitors giving the option to take part or not....More

Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

This day out suited my 2 and half year old so much!!! He is crazy about the outdoors and goes to a forest school group so loves just messing and exploring in mud. He adored the activity trail that was themed to the gruffalo and...More

Thank mumofboys85
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We go to Conkers all the time and its been great every time. however on this occasion we went to try out the new Go APE type of experience. OK so its a little cheaper than Go APE, but no where the same experience, it...More

Thank dump2016
Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this review

Sorry to read that your experience at our High Ropes was not 100%. Go Ape is a good product but we have introduced the activity at Conkers as an add on to our offer not a full and separate day out. Our team do try...More

Reviewed 16 June 2016

Went to Conkers centre for a concert at the amphitheatre known I think as 'The Pokey Hole' excellent concert, good Phil Collins and David Bowie tribute bands. you need to take a good cushion or camping type seat to sit on as the theatre seating...More

Thank MrChumlyWarner
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kassandra p
Is there anything free or extra to pay for as only looking for a day trip with 2 adaults and 1 child while my partner goes for a interview near by
29 April 2017|
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Response from Mike S | Property representative |
Hello, the entry cost for Conkers includes all of the park and the interior exhibits including the new 4D cinema. The only extra charge is for the use of the high and low ropes course which is offered at a discounted rate to... More
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Rachel B
Hi! Me & my partner have seen the Travelling Wilbury show advertised - would this be a good thing to go out our way to see, do peoplr think? Or will it be more of a light-hearted cabaret kind of thing to fill an evening for people staying at Conkers? Thanks!
27 April 2017|
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Response from Mike S | Property representative |
The shows at Conkers are in a covered amphitheatre with food outlets and bars. Makes a great night out. The show is a full stage presentation. There are some nearby accommodation providers including the National Forest YHA... More
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Tracy R
Can you use the lake at the waterside centre?
14 April 2017|
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Response from Mike S | Property representative |
The lake cannot be used as this is full of fish and wildlife and is only a landscape feature but nice to sit by and have something to eat from our Waterside Café.
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