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Conkers

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Family fun day

This attraction has activities for all ages,from small children to adults.Great safe Indoor play... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Andrew H
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Enjoyable day out for a family visit

Had a day out with my 6 year old nephew and he had a great time. The enchanted forest play area was... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
AdamRobo
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East Midlands, United Kingdom
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586 Rawdon Rd (B Millennium Avenue | Moira, Ashby-de-la-Zouch DE12 6GA, England
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This attraction has activities for all ages,from small children to adults.Great safe Indoor play area for the little ones and great outdoor park as well.Educational nature walks and fun activities throughout.Assault courses for all ages and levels.There was a maze and so many other fun...More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Thank you for your review and feedback on your family day out. Conkers does have lots going on and as you say it's good for getting together with the family. Watch out for our new underground adventure "The Warrens" which will be open at the...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018

Had a day out with my 6 year old nephew and he had a great time. The enchanted forest play area was a particular highlight for him and he loved the barefoot walk too, although I thought it was a bit weird. One disappointment was...More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for your review. Sorry that you had a later ticket for the 4D cinema. We have now increased the capacity which should help to reduce the wait now and sessions will be available for 80 at a time which should make a big difference....More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Following our very disappointing visit on 10/08/18, I would like to draw your attention to a few matters. Firstly we booked on line and paid £28:76 for a family of four. When we arrived we were completely shocked to discover that this only entitled us...More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for your review. I was sorry to read that you found a number of elements not functioning during your visit. We do have over 120 exhibits in the Discovery Centre and our staff work hard to ensure as much as possible is fully...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We had a nice day at Conkers but it’s expensive for what it is. My children are 2 and 4 and enjoyed the maze, playground, sensory garden and walk through the woods but you can do all of this at our local country park and...More

3  Thank JennieE7
Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

We do have other areas that younger children can enjoy including our new Twisty Towers play area, the fairy labyrinth and new music trail. Sorry you missed the 4D cinema but it is OK for younger children and the 4D film animation of "The Little...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Good day out and plenty of outdoor exercise for the kids,but you do need good dry weather not a lot of indoor activities but worth the visit and helpful staff.More

1  Thank 523cliff16
Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you for your review. We do have some great indoor bits as well - the 4D cinema, Enchanted Forest play area and over 100 interactive displays in the Discovery Centre. The 120 acres of Conkers grounds does have a lot of different activity options...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I was a member years ago and thought we’d go for the day with our youngest. Lots of pathways blocked off, all play equipment needs painting and has been patched up. More focus on additional cost ropes set up whereas once you were in that...More

2  Thank Smartipantsbaby
Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for your review. We only have one area at the top of Conkers Discovery Centre which is closed currently as we are finishing off the new Warrens Adventure area which should be open the week ending 25th August in time for the bank holiday...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My partner and I went here today with our 2 and 10 year olds, and what an absolutely brilliant day we had! Train rides, awesome play areas, picnicking in the woods whilst building dens (and hunting for Gruffalos and bears!), water play, barefoot trails, low...More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, great to know you had a full on day at Conkers. Look out for our next new play area 'The Warrens' opening at the end of August this year, 65 metres of underground tunnels and sensory chambers! Well worth another...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Vast parkland which offers and expensive experience. For an 18 month old Especially when you can get a similar experience at Sutton Park for free. Only positive was the railway. Thought the softplay in the waterside section would be great fun as we'd come out...More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Really sorry to read that your visit did not go well, we do have areas for younger children who are admitted free to the park so the £1.50 for the soft play is the only charge that would have been...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Firstly, if you want to disconnect your child from wi-fi / tablets / tv etc.., this is the perfect opportunity for a family day out. Kids running around in the sunshine, playing with each other and having fun, with not a device in sight -...More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Great to know you enjoyed all the activities around the Centre. Look out for the new 'Warrens' underground adventure opening at the end of August. Should add to the fun! We do have several great value eating outlets with different...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Took our grandkids to conkers and they had a great time! Lots of things to climb on and play on. Didn’t think much of the cafe, expensive and slap dash. Although there is a carver on a Sunday too.More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thanks for your review. We do have a choice of places to eat including kiosks and a pizza / pasta offer plus our Olive Tree Restaurant which does offer a choice of meals and ready meals so hopefully something for every taste and as you...More

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franedwards82
27 August 2018|
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Response from JennieE7 | Reviewed this property |
There is stuff they could do, like the playgrounds/ maze/ train/ music garden etc but not much that they couldn’t do at a local country park for an awful lot les money! I would wait til older.
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17 July 2018|
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Response from Mike S | Property representative |
Yes you can book an awesome package online via our website which provides a ticket for the High Ropes and allows entrance.
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sarah f
16 July 2018|
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Response from Stay549183 | Reviewed this property |
There is a camping site next to the YHA which is very near.
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