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The Look Out Discovery Centre

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Great recreational place for all

Plenty to do here for all ages, whether you're walking, cycling, climbing or simply watching. There... read more

Reviewed yesterday
chiangmaicharlies
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
It seemed much bigger when I was young

There wasn’t a huge amount to do in comparison to the price for entry we were in and out within... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Damian B
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“all ages”(52 reviews)
“play area”(27 reviews)
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We are a hands-on science and discovery centre aimed at primary school aged children with over 90 activities to entertain. We have an amazing outdoor play area which includes an all-access section. With a picnic area and coffee shop, you can stay...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell RG12 7QW, England
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+44 1344 354400
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Reviewed yesterday

Plenty to do here for all ages, whether you're walking, cycling, climbing or simply watching. There is a reasonable cafe on site and plenty of parking space. The bike tracks are good and varied and there are many walking paths. There are zip lines for...More

Thank chiangmaicharlies
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There wasn’t a huge amount to do in comparison to the price for entry we were in and out within about 2 hours or so if you combine the visit with go ape and a walk round the forest there. Would still recommend it as...More

Thank Damian B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great experience for children roughly aged between 6 and 11 – particularly those with inquisitive minds and a delight in discovery. The five discovery areas all have something different for a child to experience – with some interesting surprises and ‘soft-learning’ experiences....More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great value parking and plenty to do for all ages. The cafe does its best to suit people needs. The bike tracks are great fun, the walks are lovely. I and my family use it all year round

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here a few days ago, if you want to keep the kids entertained, as well as probably the adults, because everyone joins in, it's a great place to go for several hours and they cater for kids birthday parties. It's principally a hands-on science...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Look out is essentially a woods with walks, but also does have trails for bikes and assault courses for people who are into their adventures. Its a very popular destination in the local area of Bracknell, but become so popular the parking has become very...More

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Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thank you for your review. We are looking at parking at The Look Out Discovery Centre on an ongoing basis. We do find in the hands-on science centre that parking is a little easier first thing in the morning and after about 2pm during the...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018

It's really a place of 2 parts, the woodland and the Discovery Centre so I think reviews should focus on this. We're a local young family and this is our easy "something to do" option, low cost and always goes down a treat with the...More

2  Thank JumboMumboLand
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thank you for your review. It's particularly nice to get a review from someone who has been coming for years. We often get parents bringing their children because they loved coming as a child. It's also lovely to read that our work on the coffee...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018

As it was a cold windy day we spent our time on the indoor activities. Our 2 small grandchildren found plenty to occupy them for a good hour at the end of the day. They particularly enjoyed the upstairs pipes-&-balls construction activity. For most of...More

2  Thank BobblenoseWarwicks
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear that your grandchildren had fun. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Nice educational centre where kids can learn by play. Split into multiple zones. Can be very busy during school holidays (as expected)!

Thank Chi-Ho L
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic place to come with children of all ages, not only is there the science bit(extra) but the park for kids is brilliant, add that to many fantastic walks of various lengths and the children using their imagination to build forts and...More

Thank Anthony J
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review! Hope to see you again soon.

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amybarnesah
9 March 2018|
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Response from Sarah L | Property representative |
Hi Amy, The car park opens at 7am so you can access at any time after that. The coffee shop and toilets normally open at 9am and the Discovery Centre opens at 10am. Please note that the coffee shop is currently closed for... More
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Dan W
8 February 2018|
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JACS77
24 February 2017|
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Hi James, Sorry for the late reply. We offer a range of activities suitable for up to age 11/12. Some of our puzzles have grownups stumped and everyone loves building a house in our Build It. We also have other outdoor... More
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