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The Magical Forest Children's Play Centre

St James Road | Marsh, Huddersfield HD1 4QA, England
+44 1484 537799
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Not enough tables.dirty floors. Only one toilet. Shame cos well priced.

Staff are nice. Not enough tables though and floors are full of food. If you come I recommend first... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Claire H
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Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
I'm rooting for this place

After saying I wouldn't visit again, I did as Playworld was closed. My youngest daughter and niece... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Berniece J
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The Magical Forest is a family run business based in Huddersfield. We offer a substantial indoor soft play area with a multilevel play frame providing a safe and secure environment for children from 0-10 years. The Magical Forest has open activity areas including a multilevel play frame for older children, a separate baby zone which offers a stimulating experience with numerous toys. We also have a bouncy castle for kids who need to burn off energy! Other activity areas include an interactive zone featuring a home corner area, ride on toys as well as a cafe and cosy seating areas. Look out for our weekly events which allow even more interactive fun.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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St James Road | Marsh, Huddersfield HD1 4QA, England
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+44 1484 537799
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Staff are nice. Not enough tables though and floors are full of food. If you come I recommend first thing. Disappointing.photo from 15 mins play

Thank Claire H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After saying I wouldn't visit again, I did as Playworld was closed. My youngest daughter and niece had a great time and didn't want to leave. One lady that served us just before we went was really really lovely, just how you want to be...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Came for first time with our 2 year old nephew. Staff gave us a very warm welcome. The whole place was spotlessly clean and very well equipped. There is a multi storey play area with a large carpeted area in front for trundle toys. Other,...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Love coming here, my little boy has become very confident using the equipment & always wants to come in when we are walking nearby. The staff are really friendly & helpful & the coffee is top notch 👍🏻 keep up the good work Pete &...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

New to town, I was introduced to The Magical Forest by a local and this visit did not disappoint. We have returned 3 times in 2 weeks and plan on making our visits a regular gig. Play equipment is in great condition with a variety...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Just visited magical forest and our visit was ruined by a rude staff member who asked us to move where we were sat as they had a party booked in in 15 minutes. We asked if we could just have 5 minutes to finish our...More

Thank James L
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Ollie O, Owner at The Magical Forest Children's Play Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Hi James, Thank you for taking the time to feedback which is invaluable to us. I have spoken to the staff member and we will ensure further training is given. The place you were sat at was reserved but it seems the reserved signs may...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Decided to give this place a go for once, I'd heard mixed reviews so thought I'd be optimistic. I'd come for a playdate with my 4 year old daughter and also had my 3 month old son with me. Bad start, I got there and...More

1  Thank Berniece J
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Ollie O, Owner at The Magical Forest Children's Play Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Hi Berniece. Thank you for taking the time to review. We have investigated the smell but have no idea where that came from as the toilets at the top of the stairs were not in use during your visit. There was one coffee table which...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Magical forest would be fantastic, it’s in a good location and has loads of toys for children of all ages and the menu is great too however the toys are always filthy, I’ve been on several occasions and I can categorically say the toys have...More

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Ollie O, Owner at The Magical Forest Children's Play Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thank you for your review. We were saddened to hear your comments regarding the toys-we have a cleaning rota in place and the toys are checked and cleaned every week. We only have a handful of toys that contain batteries and if they had run...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Its years since I visited a play gym so was not quite sure what to expect. This is well run and worth a visit. Plenty of room for the adults to relax with coffee and a snack whilst the little ones run around in the...More

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Ollie O, Owner at The Magical Forest Children's Play Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thank you for your review Sharon. We are glad to hear your granddaughter had a lovely party with us. We have added lots more to our party packages and we are super happy to hear you have noticed the changes we have implemented. We look...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Had my daughters birthday party here on the 2nd July and the staff were lovely, all the way from booking it to the staff we worked on the day. The kids loved it and it's also my daughters favourite place to go and play so...More

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Ollie O, Owner at The Magical Forest Children's Play Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for the lovely review which we will pass on to our team who worked that weekend and thank you for taking the time to review us, much appreciated.

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