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Barnsley Metrodome Waterpark - Calypso Cove

Metrodome Leisure Complex Queens Road | Barnsley, S71 1AN, Barnsley S71 1AN, England
+44 1226 730060
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10th birthday party

I Booked my daughter's 10th birthday party here because she wanted to go on the one slide she saw... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mariajflynn
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Came out with less belongings than I went in with!

Absolutely horrible experience. Firstly, the waiting area is horrible as there’s not much room at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
humera2723
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Bradford, 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 day out for the whole family! Splash your way through the slides, flumes and pools before retreating to The Hideout on poolside to refuel and relax with some hearty grog ‘n’ grub!
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“wave machine” (62 reviews)
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Metrodome Leisure Complex Queens Road | Barnsley, S71 1AN, Barnsley S71 1AN, England
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+44 1226 730060
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I Booked my daughter's 10th birthday party here because she wanted to go on the one slide she saw on the website..the one that's not enclosed. When we arrived the slide was closed due to staffing issues, my daughter was very disappointed. I paid over...More

1  Thank mariajflynn
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely horrible experience. Firstly, the waiting area is horrible as there’s not much room at all and I had to wait an hour to just to allowed to into the changing rooms! Anyone who takes children out to places like this will understand how impatient...More

Thank humera2723
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here a lot of times as my son does a lot of thai boxing tournaments.excellent venue.Never ventured into the bowling,or swimming areas but wow wish i hade done sooner.The waterpark is excellent wish oldham had facilities like this.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing place. I visited with my brother, sister in law and two nieces (aged 7 and 3). We arrived at 12:30 and by the time we got to the front of the queue we were told that this session was now full, so we had...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

After hearing good reviews we travelled from York with our 1 year old. On arrival woman on the till was just said ‘it’s a 45 minute wait downstairs, ok?’ After already taking my payment! Sounds like this is pretty common from other reviews. The wait...More

Thank Ruth B
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Went today arrived just after 12. Difficult finding parking spot. Then massive queue to get tickets so we turned around and went home! Will try again but will book online in advance for express tickets.

1  Thank carol19
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Especially good for those with small people and/or those who can't swim very well. Frequent wave machine splashes onto shallow beach area and also deeper water for those with good swimming ability. 'Normal' swimming pool for lane swimming. Five water slides, three fast ones suitable...More

Thank MisterJ B
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Went today with our 7 year old Grandson, obviously being a rainy easter school holiday, it was extremely busy,30 minutes queue to pay and another 30 minute or more wait to be allowed into changing rooms which were absolutely chaotic and hardly any cubicles free...More

Thank themays510
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Brilliant! We went for our first time last week on a trip to Barnsley my 8 year old had a great time! The swimming facilities are the best the slides are fantastic! After swimming there was an arts and crafts area set up, the organisation...More

Thank Mel H
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Stunning facility set with the pirate theme looks great. The pool and changing area were very CLEAN and well kept. We took a young family friend with us and she thought it was excellent, loving the wave machine, slides especially the fish bowl and even...More

2  Thank Secret-5quirrel
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Janice C
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Response from Sheza58 | Reviewed this property |
Really sorry to have missed your question. Yes, i do believe they cater for groups
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