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Discover Children’s Story Centre

383-387 High Street | Stratford, London E15 4QZ, England
+44 20 8536 5555
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Perfect for young children

I would say this is aimed at under 6 yr olds. You can bring your own picnic garden has great play... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
twinkletoes75
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Wickford, United Kingdom
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Fun day

If your child loves books, this is the place to come, although I would say it is better suited to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Discover Children's Story Centre in Stratford, East London, is a place where children aged 0-11 and their families and carers can enjoy playing, learning and making up stories together. Let your imagination soar on our indoor Story Worlds exploring a secret cave, a sparkly river and the Story Cloud Factory. Have an adventure in our Story Garden - sail away on a pirate ship, slide down a monster's tongue or play with giant musical instruments. Our Story Studio hosts interactive family exhibitions by famous picture book illustrators. We also have a full programme of storytelling, crafts and workshops and visits by your favourite picture book authors and illustrators.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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383-387 High Street | Stratford, London E15 4QZ, England
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+44 20 8536 5555
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I would say this is aimed at under 6 yr olds. You can bring your own picnic garden has great play equipment, inside sensory room? And tunnels suitable for toddlers. They have a creative station (colouring) as well as dress up a small slide inside.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your child loves books, this is the place to come, although I would say it is better suited to children ages 7 and under. Excellent value for money. It really encourages children to use their imagination. We ate in the cafe which to be...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here with my 1 year old and 4 year old and it was totally brilliant. The inside play areas are really nicely laid out with lots to explore. Whilst we were there we attended the monkey puzzle story story telling session which was...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2018

My son really enjoyed the Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler exhibition, this was really the highlight of the visit, my son loved it and it really was something special if you love these books, he could have easily spent longer there and would want to...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

I work for a family with a disabled little boy and we decided to come and have a look. From the phone call to the time we left the staff were fabulous and really friendly and helpful. There was lots for the little boy to...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

I had visited here years ago and had always planned to come back with my children, two boys aged 2 and 4. The Julia Donaldson exhibition seemed like the perfect opportunity as they both love her books. We parked in Westfield then walked over in...More

1  Thank Em4owen
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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

Last review was deleted..... Travelled over 2 hours as this seemed liked a great place to take my 4 year old. When we got there and paid the £6.50 per person for entry it was a massive disappointment. Very little to do apart from some...More

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Reviewed February 3, 2018

I'd read about the Discover Children's centre so decided to take the (fairly) long journey one wet Wednesday, only to be so disappointed and down right bored we left after 5 minutes and £13 out of pocket! It's billed as interactive play and an immersive...More

2  Thank DancingDaisy
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DiscoverStoryCentre, Public Relations Manager at Discover Children’s Story Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2018

Hello. We're sorry you didn't enjoy your visit to Discover. We'd like to hear more from you so we can discuss this with the team and get back to you. Please can you email me on racheal.brasier@discover.org.uk. Thanks for your time and feedback. Racheal

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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

This looked very good in the book but I found it disappointing and very badly organised. Had to wait about 20 minutes at least to pay for a book from the shop. I feel this venue is more suitable for children under 4. Very very...More

3  Thank DrHarris
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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Lovely place for kids - done so well Storytelling and loads of play areas to explore Kids had a great day (3 year old and 9 year old)

1  Thank lynettef41
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sheilacoady
January 6, 2018|
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Response from DiscoverStoryCentre | Property representative |
Hi there. I'm so sorry not to have answered this before. We always advise that you book in advance as sometimes sessions fill up fast! Thanks. Racheal
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Seatrips1
December 18, 2016|
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Response from DiscoverStoryCentre | Property representative |
Hello. Yes we are suitable for children aged 0-11! Children under 2 go free. Any further questions please give us a call on 020 8536 5555. Thanks!
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Hazell1411
July 28, 2015|
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Response from DiscoverStoryCentre | Property representative |
Hi Hazell, Discover is for 0 - 11 year olds. If you are interested in booking for a specific event, we do suggest that you book in advance. You can do this online or call 020 8536 5555, Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm. Enjoy your... More
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