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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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lots of things to do

Lots of things to do both inside and out, not only for children but grown up children as well... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
RonLawrence
Conked Out

Dirty, muddy, grotty, broken, ... the only positive experience was driving away. Interactive... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Fred S
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Derby, 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 6 March 2017

Lots of things to do both inside and out, not only for children but grown up children as well. Children loved the zip wire.

Thank RonLawrence
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Mike S, Owner at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thanks for your review. Don't forget our 4D cinema opens in the first week of April 2017 and it is also included in the entry price.

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Dirty, muddy, grotty, broken, ... the only positive experience was driving away. Interactive educational area many exhibits did not work and teh area is both dingy and oppressive. Not somewhere you feel you could let youngsters safely away on there own. Outside muddy puddles with...More

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

Really sorry to read that you did not enjoy your day. Unfortunately it was a very wet weekend and the weather since Doris visited us has not allowed time to recover. Our team do work hard to keep the grounds clear and there is an...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This place is super for a day out with the family. Even if it's rainy there's still plenty of things to do indoors. We went during half term and so there were extra activities on, such as a Punch and Judy show and orienteering on...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Our granddaughters enjoyed our first visit to Conkers especially the train and the play areas. We found the usual rip off with extra expensive with the fairy crafts advertised for half term just being colouring and a few items to glue on to an outline...More

Thank Clive C
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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

We keep our prices under review and will look at this activity but overall I hope you enjoyed your day and the additional free shows we put on every half term.

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Went especially to see Punch and Judy,very poor as work being undertaken in adjacent space thus barely able to hear the show even after paying £28 for the three of us. Things in discovery centre weren't working and the cafe/ restaurant was very dirty.More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Sorry to read that our new 4D cinema work interfered with your enjoyment on the day. We are refurbishing the central area at the moment and all will be well. We will look into your comments on the restaurant as this area is usually spotless....More

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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Went here on a Groupon offer, made it value for money. Not sure it's worth full price though but good value if you get the season ticket. Adventure playgrounds good fun. Additional extras are expensive so missed out on them. Place is looking a bit...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

We asked our grandchildren (girl 12, boy 9) if they would like us to renew our annual pass for Conkers, we've been members for years and wondered if they might be a bit fed up of going. No doubt at all - yes renew the...More

Thank Irene S
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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are very happy to hear that you all enjoyed it.l

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Visited today with the voucher offered to us for such a diabolical fireworks event. Was really hoping it would change my opinion on Conkers but unfortunately it has not. If attractions were well kept and maintained it would be OK but most of the place...More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thanks for your review. Our team are working hard to get the 120 acres of ground back into good shape and the programme will be complete by Easter, but there's always a lot to do. Sorry if it was not up to scratch for your...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Very BUSY but excellent display, need more drinks and food spots to avoid the queues and crush of people

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Thanks for your review and comments. We have plans for a greater variety of food stalls and a second entry point to improve the experience for 2017. Hope to see you again then.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We visited with our 10yr old grandson and we all enjoyed the day. Starting with the assembly of a scooter activity which set us up fine. We did lots in the two outdoor areas, even had a go at one or two of the teenage...More

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thanks for your review. We are busy catching up and building a new 4D theatre which should open at Easter. Hope to see you again soon.

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Bainage1
23 April 2018|
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Response from Mike S | Property representative |
We do have picnic areas within the Conkers Discovery Centre or you might wish to use our catering facilities at the arena. Food and beverages are available from around 7.00pm.
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workingmumof1
21 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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