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Barnsley Metrodome Waterpark - Calypso Cove

Closed Now: 16:00 - 20:00
Open today: 16:00 - 20:00
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Great fun

My children loved going here in the 90s and I thought it would be out of date now but it's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fun for kids and adults

Cleanliness could be improved and a group of teenagers messing around upset my 5 year old old our... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nikki C
Badsworth, United Kingdom
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Come and discover Barnsley’s hidden treasure – the island paradise that is Calypso Cove waterpark.Located just 5 minutes from Barnsley Interchange, Calypso Cove is home to fantastic flumes, sensational slides and wonderful waves - making it a great...more
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Queens Ground Queens Road | Metrodome Leisure Complex, Barnsley S71 1AN, England
+44 1226 730060
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing swimming baths, numerous slides to go out , wave machine kids enjoyed every part of it would go again and again

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank emma3201
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what a place first of all, everything you need from gym to carvery and much more. The whole point of going was for our young children. They loved it. We were going to the pool in Doncaster but after reading the reviews decided to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank paul_tennant52440
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My children loved going here in the 90s and I thought it would be out of date now but it's developed to stay good. Well supervised and fun for the children . As good as any simalire fun pole in the UK

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cleanliness could be improved and a group of teenagers messing around upset my 5 year old old our last visit but the facilities are fantastic and we very much enjoyed our visit as a family. The slides are fun for all ages and every-time we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nikki C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be nice if you could get 50p change in the changing room. The lockers shouldnt need money really, what's the point in holding 50p hostage? The pool was great and wasnt too busy. The slides were fun and seemed well maintained. Lots of life guards...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Great place to spend the morning. Get there first thing to get on the slides before the queues start. Great new baby pool

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HarrisonsDad
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We went to the fantastic Calypso Cove at Barnsley Metrodome. I brought my sister and our 4 children, aged 3 to 13 and we all had a fantastic time. From getting to the venue staff were friendly, there were cleaners visible in changing rooms and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tour660895
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Seams like there’s good and bad here, firstly all the staff were fantastic especially with our little man even had someone dressed up as a pirate who was high fiving the kids. Think the photographer is a good idea although on this occasion she didn’t...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank adamtX8565ZJ
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We go here whe never we get chance as a family as we live in West Yorkshire. It can get very crowded and busy and the cafe is overpriced BUT the pool is fab! The slides are great,the waves are fun and I thoroughly enjoy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Wanderer757657
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We were going as my child had been invited to a party here. We had never been before and were travelling from about an hour away. It was well worth the drive, and I had taken my other children too in the hope it would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mrsshaw2016
LeonieS914, Manager at Barnsley Metrodome Waterpark - Calypso Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi Mrs Shaw, Thank you for taking time to leave this review. I'm really glad that you all had such a fun time at Calypso Cove! Looking forward to seeing you all again! Many thanks, Calypso Cove Waterpark

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Rel H
17 August 2018|
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Response from LeonieS914 | Property representative |
Hi there! Apologies for the late response. If you're still wondering or for future reference- we do have pram storage facilities. The facilities do require a deposit, however it will be returned back to you. I hope this... More
Steven W
17 October 2017|
Response from scott41282 |
It chaos...all spaces in metredome took by idiots watching 22 puffs kick a ball round.