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The Magical Forest Children's Play Centre

St James Road | Marsh, Huddersfield HD1 4QA, England
+44 1484 537799
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Fun right around the corner

Love coming here, my little boy has become very confident using the equipment & always wants to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Pete F
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Stress-Free Parenting

New to town, I was introduced to The Magical Forest by a local and this visit did not disappoint... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Jacqueline G
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The Magical Forest is a family run business based in Huddersfield. We offer a substantial indoor soft play area with a multilevel play frame providing a safe and secure environment for children from 0-10 years. The Magical Forest has open activity areas including a multilevel play frame for older children, a separate baby zone which offers a stimulating experience with numerous toys. We also have a bouncy castle for kids who need to burn off energy! Other activity areas include an interactive zone featuring a home corner area, ride on toys as well as a cafe and cosy seating areas. Look out for our weekly events which allow even more interactive fun.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 17 min
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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St James Road | Marsh, Huddersfield HD1 4QA, England
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+44 1484 537799
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Love coming here, my little boy has become very confident using the equipment & always wants to come in when we are walking nearby. The staff are really friendly & helpful & the coffee is top notch 👍🏻 keep up the good work Pete &...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

New to town, I was introduced to The Magical Forest by a local and this visit did not disappoint. We have returned 3 times in 2 weeks and plan on making our visits a regular gig. Play equipment is in great condition with a variety...More

Thank Jacqueline G
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Just visited magical forest and our visit was ruined by a rude staff member who asked us to move where we were sat as they had a party booked in in 15 minutes. We asked if we could just have 5 minutes to finish our...More

Thank James L
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Ollie O, Owner at The Magical Forest Children's Play Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Hi James, Thank you for taking the time to feedback which is invaluable to us. I have spoken to the staff member and we will ensure further training is given. The place you were sat at was reserved but it seems the reserved signs may...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Decided to give this place a go for once, I'd heard mixed reviews so thought I'd be optimistic. I'd come for a playdate with my 4 year old daughter and also had my 3 month old son with me. Bad start, I got there and...More

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Ollie O, Owner at The Magical Forest Children's Play Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Hi Berniece. Thank you for taking the time to review. We have investigated the smell but have no idea where that came from as the toilets at the top of the stairs were not in use during your visit. There was one coffee table which...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Magical forest would be fantastic, it’s in a good location and has loads of toys for children of all ages and the menu is great too however the toys are always filthy, I’ve been on several occasions and I can categorically say the toys have...More

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Ollie O, Owner at The Magical Forest Children's Play Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for your review. We were saddened to hear your comments regarding the toys-we have a cleaning rota in place and the toys are checked and cleaned every week. We only have a handful of toys that contain batteries and if they had run...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Its years since I visited a play gym so was not quite sure what to expect. This is well run and worth a visit. Plenty of room for the adults to relax with coffee and a snack whilst the little ones run around in the...More

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Ollie O, Owner at The Magical Forest Children's Play Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for your review Sharon. We are glad to hear your granddaughter had a lovely party with us. We have added lots more to our party packages and we are super happy to hear you have noticed the changes we have implemented. We look...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Had my daughters birthday party here on the 2nd July and the staff were lovely, all the way from booking it to the staff we worked on the day. The kids loved it and it's also my daughters favourite place to go and play so...More

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Ollie O, Owner at The Magical Forest Children's Play Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for the lovely review which we will pass on to our team who worked that weekend and thank you for taking the time to review us, much appreciated.

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

I haven't visited this playgym for a couple of years, decided to give it a try with my 2 year old grandson today & it was very enjoyable . It seems to have changed hands since my last visit & I think it has improved,...More

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Ollie O, Owner at The Magical Forest Children's Play Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for the lovely review, your feedback is much appreciated. And thank you for noticing our hard work, a cleaner's job is never done as they say but we certainly take pride in keeping the play-gym as clean as we can. We have been...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We are always looking out for somewhere to take the grandchildren at holidays. Great place for young children. Our youngest likes Ben and Holly and was convinced she had arrived in their magical forest. Could be a good angle someday. Picnic was the order of...More

1  Thank Paul H
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Ollie O, Owner at The Magical Forest Children's Play Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review! It is very much appreciated. We had a fantastic time hosting the Alice in Wonderland Easter tea party and it was so delightful to see the wonderful creations on the catwalk! We look forward to welcoming you...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

This was our second birthday party that we've held at The Magical Forest and we can't praise the staff or venue enough. It's a lovely size and not too big that you can't keep an eye on your little one. The food was great, plenty...More

1  Thank Kate S
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Ollie O, Owner at The Magical Forest Children's Play Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Hi Kate Just wanted to say thank you for your kind words. Such a lovely group of children and grown ups! See you again soon

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