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The Look Out Discovery Centre

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Address: Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell RG12 7QW, England
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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So much to do here!

We took my three year old son here earlier in the week, this time solely to visit the 'Discovery Centre' as the weather was not great. It cost around £13 for two adults and a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Russy3024
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took my three year old son here earlier in the week, this time solely to visit the 'Discovery Centre' as the weather was not great. It cost around £13 for two adults and a child, which is broadly on a par with most other soft plays and similar activities in the area. The difference here is that there are... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was recommended this place and it was as good as they said it was! my children and 4 and 6 just the right age. lots of puzzles, science, playing and learning. Alex who was the presenter in the Children's science show was outstanding, really engaging and made the show a lot of fun. All the children got involved and... More 

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Thank Inspired2
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is particularly lovely that you remembered Alex's name. Our staff work really hard so it is always great when we can pass on positive customer comments. With regards to the coffee shop, I wonder if you could email your contact details to thelookout@Bracknell-forest.gov.uk as we would love to get more feedback from you about... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day here we took girls starting at 1 to 8 all of them had a excellent day and we have still yet to try the inside. We went for a t mile walk then a play in the park stopped for some snack back in the park which i must say was fab for my 1... More 

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Thank mummystillwell
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my friends and her kids in the look out While they visiting me. The kids enjoyed the walked and the science hall , when they can explore activities and science environment . We found it a little bit pricey considering limited activities , but I suppose kids can enjoy activities offered . No restaurant but coral reef was... More 

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Thank Wild T
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a fantastic rainy morning here entertaining a 14 month and a 2.5 year old. Neither wanted to leave and you can easily spend a whole day here. The entrance fee is not too pricey either which is a bonus, although there is an extra charge (~£1.95pp) for their bubble show which children need to be able to sit... More 

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Thank TD_GlobeTrotter
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is lovely to read that you enjoyed you visit to the science exhibition. Hopefully we will see you again soon. I will pass your comments on to the coffee shop as they are keen to improve the service they offer. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. More 

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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

It was a rainy day and felt it could be a washout however even with a full centre there was plenty to do inside. It's not an expensive day with a family ticket costing around £19 with parking refunded if you bring the stub. Bring a lunch as the food on offer is limited (nice though). Only down side was... More 

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Thank Colin A
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I wonder if the covered area you are talking is our heated marquee? We do open that on rainy days to try and provide everyone with somewhere dry to eat picnics. We have just introduced signage to try and encourage people to use the marquee so hopefully that will help. Hope to see you again... More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

We've been visiting the Look Out Discovery Centre for many years now. We first visited when our children were very small and they loved all the hands-on exhibits, as well as the outdoor play area. There is now a high ropes course which older children will enjoy, and you can also hire bikes to ride in the forest itself. The... More 

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Thank EileenT63
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is so lovely to hear from someone who has used our facilities for a long time. We love it when we provide somewhere for local people to get away for a coffee, a walk or for some science fun. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Bracknell, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We are lucky to live very close to the discovery centre. Both boys aged 2 and 4 years old love visiting. The annual pass is great value. They both love the building area and the make believe toy shop. Staff are always really helpful and happily accept the car parking stub that my 2 year old offers as his ticket.

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Thank suzic84
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments about our staff. They work really hard so I will pass your compliments on to them. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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123 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit with all ages to learn and explore. Lots of walking and climbing for all ages outside. Learning experience all inside.

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Thank EvangelosDemetriou
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again soon for more learning and climbing! More 

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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We took our 2 children, age 6 and 4 here and the discovery centre kept them amused for over 2 hours. We paid £17.60 for all four of us which is great value when compared to other family days out. There's a huge play area outside which has different areas for different age ranges. There are a large number of... More 

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Thank Dpln
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this review

That you for such a wonderful review. Glad to hear you had a fun day. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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