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The Fun Factory Bowness

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Address: The Fun Factory Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
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+44 15394 42577
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Recently opened as "The Fun Factory" Bowness. We are open every...

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.

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Absolutely superlative in every respect ....

This afternoon we celebrated my grandson's third birthday at this location. I really cannot praise the Fun Factory highly enough. The staff were courteous and cheerful and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 January 2017
David B
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This afternoon we celebrated my grandson's third birthday at this location. I really cannot praise the Fun Factory highly enough. The staff were courteous and cheerful and displayed the signs of dedicated professionalism in every way. The welcome we received was warm and genuine, the party table was beautifully decorated and the food for the kiddies was first class and... More 

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Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My little grandson loves this place. Parents can relax with a coffee and snack. Safe play area, well supervised. Good value too. Friendly pleasant staff.

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Thank lmj52
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Came bowness on Sunday excellent play area for my 3 year old granddaughter and a reasonable priced cup of tea and cake in very clean surroundings staff also very polite and friendly will be going back again

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

£2.50 for 2 hours for our 1 year old was good value I think. Lots to do inside in my opinion. Got a pot of tea for 1 Large coffee and ham sandwich with crisps for £5 and the ham was thick not rubbish supermarket standard. I would go again. Also staff friendly.

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1 Thank chris d
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

My son really enjoyed being here and we stayed two hours, he wanted to stay longer though! Pretty basic but great if your at a loose end or if the weather is bad.

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1 Thank Marion S
Hull
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We visited yesterday with our 4 year old daughter. The play area is a nice size, not too big and there are lots of toys to keep little ones entertained as well. We sat on one of the comfy sofas and enjoyed the beautiful views across lake Windermere whilst our daughter enjoyed the play equipment. The staff were friendly, the... More 

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1 Thank Khaneys
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I am so glad I found this place the past month! Have already been there twice and will not take long for me to return. The place is well decorated (by a local interior designer). It also has a great outside sitting area. The staff is great! Specially the man (sorry I didn't get his name but I will next... More 

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I went with my brother and sister in law few days ago, is well decorated with an outside sitting area, perfect for sunny days!, friendly approach from the staff that gives you advice to choose the best combinations of the extensive selection of ice creams, right by the side of the lake and oposite the parking area, we had waffle... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Nice little place to have coffee and an ice cream. Staff lovely. Was nice to sit outside in the sun while we drank our ice tea. Tall skinny guy very chatty was very attentive and made sure everything was good for us x

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Thank laurenjade932604
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic gelato, great ice tea and the staff are amazing. Had to visit again before we left . Did not use the play area just to clarify 😊

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