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Great play place indoors

Fantastic activities. Superb variety! Rice pit was a particular favourite! Good changing facilities... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
zimnic81
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New Delhi, India
via mobile
Excellent fun

We have so much fun here, the rice pit is great fun and the scarf tubes are the best and that’s not... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
caspersmith01
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Hastings, United Kingdom
via mobile
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A unique play-centre with lots of fun and interactive family-play, with an educational perspective. An alternative to soft play: We house the UK's first walk-in rice-pit, giant ball run, construction zone, plus lots more :)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Old Town Hall High Street | The Old Town Hall, Hastings TN34 3EW, England
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+44 1424 552436
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I love Discovery Playground. It is such a unique space for little people (and big people). I always look forward to taking my toddler here. She never gets bored and the different play stations give a lot of variety. The space is small, but the...More

1  Thank lizziehastings2017
Anna B, Owner at Discovery Playground, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

So pleased you took the time to write a review and that you enjoyed your visit: thank you. We try and offer a unique space for play with children. We hope to see you again soon :)

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic activities. Superb variety! Rice pit was a particular favourite! Good changing facilities and a good range of snacks available.

Thank zimnic81
Anna B, Owner at Discovery Playground, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thanks so much for reviewing - Really pleased you enjoyed your visit :)

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We have so much fun here, the rice pit is great fun and the scarf tubes are the best and that’s not all there’s an upstairs to get creative. Best way to spend a few hours. X

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Anna B, Owner at Discovery Playground, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you so much for reviewing! Glad you enjoyed your visit :)

Reviewed 21 July 2018

We've been visiting regularly with our little once since the playground opened, when he was about 6 months old. He's not far off turning 2 now, and it's been amazing seeing his skills and confidence develop. Before he could walk there was plenty for him...More

Thank BenandJane2018
Anna B, Owner at Discovery Playground, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely detailed review. We have loved seeing your boy grow and loved having you all visit. Another review that has brought tears to my eyes! x

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Different ideas for children to explore, will definitely go again, kept our grandson amused for a couple of hours, lots of good ideas for kids to explore.

Thank Diane R
Anna B, Owner at Discovery Playground, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thanks for your review Diane. We hope to see you and your grandson again soon :)

Reviewed 13 July 2018

The minute you walk through the doors you can see that Anna put her heart and soul into the place. All the stations appeal to the childrens imagination and curiosity and invite them to look, touch, test and play. We were only visiting while on...More

Thank Yasmin S
Anna B, Owner at Discovery Playground, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Oh! What a lovely review. Really, really pleased that we became such a big part of your holiday. We loved having you and very much hope to see you again. Thank you. x

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Whilst on holiday we visited the discovery centre with our 3 year old son. He had so much fun exploring all the different elements to the place. Every time he looked up from one fun activity he saw another one. Just moving him from downstairs...More

Thank star0709
Anna B, Owner at Discovery Playground, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. So pleased you enjoyed your visit :)

Reviewed 18 June 2018

We hired the discovery centre for a group visit for 35 young children. The children had a great time playing with all the different activities that were available.

Thank Gillian P
Anna B, Owner at Discovery Playground, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Hi Gillian, we're so pleased you enjoyed your visit! Thanks for taking the time to review :)

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Lovely staff and lots of fun activities to do for my two little monkeys. Rice pit was a total hit! Perhaps a tad too expensive though. Despite this, the place is still struggling financially being in such an expensive location, which is a shame because...More

1  Thank thepoleupnorth79
Anna B, Owner at Discovery Playground, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Really pleased you enjoyed your visit, many thanks for taking the time to review. We do aim to keep costs as low as possible :)

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

The DP is a wonderfully educational and fun space for kids to come, paint, play, learn and explore, my kids aged 5 and 3 love it, but its great for all ages.

Thank Shola T
Anna B, Owner at Discovery Playground, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Many thanks for your review!

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We have just enjoyed a lovely morning at discovery playground, so much for my 10 month old and 5 year old to do and my 4 year old nephew, the giant rice pit was the biggest hit! And my 10 month old loves the baby...More

Thank Amber H
Anna B, Owner at Discovery Playground, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review! So glad you all enjoyed your visit! :)

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