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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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If you don't enjoy Conkers you must be bonkers!

I have to admit I was a bit sceptical having read a few iffy reviews but I spoke to a few friends... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
MrsVall
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Massively Overpriced - you'd have to be bonkers to go to conkers!

We (myself, wife + 2 children aged 10-12) went to visit Conkers in Derby yesterday. I have to say... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Mark R
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586 Rawdon Rd (B Millennium Avenue | Moira, Ashby-de-la-Zouch DE12 6GA, England
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I have to admit I was a bit sceptical having read a few iffy reviews but I spoke to a few friends who'd been and thought we'd treat our 5 year old son to an end of summer trip out, 6hrs later and we still...More

Thank MrsVall
Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thanks for your review and your support. Our members do get some great discounts for future events so watch your for our Halloween fireworks and Winter Wonderland members offers. We have added some great new features this year.

Reviewed 1 September 2017

We (myself, wife + 2 children aged 10-12) went to visit Conkers in Derby yesterday. I have to say the overall experience was really very poor and I will not be returning. 1st - you pay almost £40 entry for a family of 4. This...More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for giving us some feedback on your visit and we are very sorry to learn that you had to wait for your time slots for the high and low ropes. I would like to clarify that your entry fee does include park admission...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We last visited conkers about 11 years ago and honestly not much has changed. The high ropes are new and my kids loved both the high and low course and the climbing wall but with three kids this almost doubles your admission price. We walked...More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thanks for your review. Sorry to hear that you missed the 4D cinema experience. It has added to Conkers overall offer this year, but we have also put a lot of other features into Conkers in the last ten years. In fact we continually invest...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This was our 1st time here and we loved it so much so that we joined up for a years pass. If you go and like it and want to sign up for a years pass if you do it the day you visit they...More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thank you for your review and feedback. Great to know you enjoyed your day and hope to see you again soon. We do have a special Halloween film for the 4D cinema in October so might be worth using your new membership again then.

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Spent the day here with my young family. £36 seemed a lot given that the bulk of the stuff on offer I would expect to find for free in a woods. Salary Woods in Northampton is comparable and costs nothing. The 4D movie was good...More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thanks for your review. Hopefully, I can correct some of your comments. Salcey Woods is in Northampton and is not comparable to Conkers which has a 16 room central Discovery Centre with over 100 interactive exhibits, a 4D cinema experience, indoor play area, the Enchanted...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I visited with my young niece and nephews. They had fun and we had a good day, however it is very limited for my youngest nephew who is about to turn 2. Although we had a good day I would think twice about returning based...More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thank you for your review and sorry to hear that our facilities let us down. We will get this checked out urgently. The lights should not go off and although we do have 4 sets of toilets, when we are very busy they do take...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Great place lots to do full day out! Both children aged 10 and 14 loved it especially the high and low ropes. My son was a bit nervous about it but really wanted to do it excellent staff made sure he was encouraged to do...More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thank you for your review. Appreciated by our high ropes team who do try to ensure all of their customers overcome their fears and succeed to finish the challenge. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

On reading a number of the TripAdvisor I was expecting to arrive to a shabby and tired venue, however this could not have been further from the truth. Yes I agree that the arrival/reception area is chaotic but past this there are tons to do....More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thanks for your review. We do try to get through the queue in the morning as quickly as we can so that our visitors have more time to enjoy the various activities on site and as you say, there are quite a few. We have...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Very pleasantly surprised as we had never been before. We spent the whole day here (10.45 til 5.45) and easily had enough to do. The bare foot walk was a big hit. The children seemed to wiz around it and it was us adults hobbling...More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thanks for your review and great feedback. Sorry you got lost between the centres and the pond dipping sessions were full, but it was good to read that you day was full. We will look at the signs to see if this can be improved....More

Reviewed 26 August 2017

Sounds and looks great on the leaflet, only to arrive to unorganised chaos. The cafe was messy and it took ages just to be served 1 coffee. The toilets were worse, dirty and broken locks. The 4D cinema was pointless and an awful story. I...More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thanks for your review. Conkers is a family attraction and our 4D cinema production reflects this. The film could not be called terrifying?? It has such great feedback since opening. Sorry if your found things not to your liking. With more than 14,000 guests last...More

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workingmumof1
20 July 2017|
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Response from Mike S | Property representative |
Good afternoon, the prices are: High Ropes - £7.00 Low Ropes - £5.00 Zip Wires - £4.00 Descender - £4.00 Climbing Wall - £5.00 For Conkers members the prices are slightly less. I hope this answers your query.
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Rachael B
2 June 2017|
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Response from Mike S | Property representative |
Hi, The amphitheatre is covered and the bar stocks Carling Lager, Worthington cream flow and STOWER5BRIDGE Cider , Plus some bottled beers.Hope you enjoy its a great shoe.Mike
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kassandra p
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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