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Bowl Central

45-47 Westover Road, Bournemouth BH1 2BZ. Bowl Central is an awesome boutique bowling & bar venue “Pins” with 6 bowling lanes plus a gaming section. Contact 01202 555552 for more…

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The Hideout Soft Play

7A The Neighbourhood Centre in Canford Heath (right next to Asda) Opening Hours Monday – Saturday (times vary please check FB page) Family run, Indoor soft play for children aged…

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Cosy Village Kids Play Cafe

1609 Wimborne Road, Kinson. Monday to Friday 8am – 5:30pm (closed 2.30-4pm) Our Kids Play Cafe for children age 0-5 years will provide a calm and relaxing atmosphere where parents can…

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Putt Putt Noodle

The Dolphin Center, Poole. Putt Putt Noodle is a pan asian themed indoor adventure mini golf which has 3 9 hole courses for you to choose and play! Alongside an…

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High Score Arcade Poole

The Dolphin Center Poole. High Score is a free-play amusement centre, packed with games to either reminisce or play for the first time. We also run monthly SEN sessions &…

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Flip Out Poole

Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 10am-8pm | Sunday 10am-6pm The Indoor Adventure Park in the Dolphin Center in Poole has: E Karting Interactive Football Laser Tag Bumper Cars Roller Rink…

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Itsy Bitsyccino Role Play Cafe

Westover Retail Park, Bournemouth BH9 3JS. Monday&Thursday&Saturday 11am-4pm | Friday 12.15-4pm A role play cafe for little ones age 0-5 yrs to enjoy for free (min. £5 spend in the…

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Coffee & Play Cafe

3 Churchill road, Parkstone (opposite the Churchill Pub). Monday – Friday 9am – 2.30pm Sessions 9.30-11.30am & 12.30-2.30pm £6.50 per child £1 per non walker suitable for children up to…

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Dorset Scrap Store

14 Alder Hills, Poole BH12 4AS Opening Hours Tuesday-Thursday & Saturday 10am-5pm. Dorset Scrapstore run affordable workshops for children and adults which cover a range of activities and focus on skill-learning…

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Laser Quest Bournemouth Kids Club & Armageddon

The Old Super Bowl, Glen Fern Rd, Bournemouth, BH1 2LZ. Kids Club – Sunday 10am-12pm – Games + unlimited free squash. Armageddon – Sunday 6pm-9pm Try new games. Members £10 |…

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Harbour Pirates Glow Golf

Poole Quay, BH15 1HJ. Daily 10am-9.30pm. Set in the heart of Poole Quay this is an attraction for all the family to enjoy and something different for sure – play…

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Oli’s Roller Disco

Ferndown Leisure Center, Cherry Grove BH22 9EZ. Normally Every Sunday from September to End of June (check on the FB page if it is on) Closed in the Summer & 25….

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Ringwood Health & Leisure

Ringwood – Parsonage Barn Lane, BH24 1PX. New Milton – Gore Road, BH25 6RR. Steam Room, Sauna, Badminton, Indoor Basketball & Football, Exercise Classes, Gym, Swimming Lessons & Pool. *NEW* RingwoodPlayZone…

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The Lockey Escape Rooms in Bournemouth

Open Daily 10am-10pm Case 47 & Hannibal, 35 The Triangle, Bournemouth, BH2 5SE. Ace Ventura, The Basement, 2 Yelverton Road, Bournemouth, BH1 1DF. Escape rooms are entertaining, adventuring, team building…

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Roller City South Disco Christchurch & Bournemouth

2pm-4pm most Saturdays – Sir David English Sports Centre, BH8 9PZ. 6.30pm-9pm most Saturdays – Two Riversmeet Leisure Complex, BH23 1HW. Dance, throwbacks, sing-a-longs and chart anthems, Games to test your ability plus…

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Insanity Retro Gaming Arcade

 Tuesdays – Thursdays, 2pm-10pm Fridays, 2pm-11pm Saturdays, 10am-11pm Sundays, 10am-8pm 42 Harwell Rd, Nuffield Industrial Estate, Poole BH17 0GE. 2 Floors of fun, 3 Hours of gaming goodness! UNLIMITED free play throughout your…

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Create at Upton Country Park

10am-5pm, Wednesdays to Sundays (Daily in the holidays) Upton Country Park, BH17 7BJ. We are based opposite the main Tea Rooms. Choose creative self-led activities like Sand-Art, Build a Bear,…

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Pots & Paint

10am-5pm, Tuesdays to Thursdays & Saturdays – 9am-1pm Fridays. Pots & Paint, 117 Victoria Rd, Ferndown, BH22 9HU. Welcome to Pots & Paint, an independent ceramic studio based in the centre of…

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Street Light Center Wimborne

12pm-7pm Wednesday to Saturday (term time) Skate Park opens at 3.30pm 12pm-6pm Tuesday to Saturday (school holidays) Free sessions – 5pm to close. Stone Lane Industrial Estate, Wimborne, BH21 1HB….

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Kids Play Cafe Charminster & New Milton

Various times & Days. Charminster, 280 Charminster Rd, Bournemouth, BH8 9RT. New Milton, Unit 6, 39-41 Old Milton Rd, New Milton, BH25 6DJ. Baby & Toddler, Babies under 1 & Pre Walker Singing and Sensory Sessions…

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Trainmaster Dorset

Various Dates on Weekends. Locations in Verwood, Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Wimborne & New Milton. Trainmaster is a room filled with a giant track layout, loads of motorised trains, ride on…

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Centre VR – Virtual Reality Bournemouth

Richmond Gardens Shopping Centre, Old Christchurch Rd, Bournemouth BH1 1EN. Wednesdays-Fridays 4-8pm Saturdays 10am-8pm Sundays 10am-4.30pm We are the largest virtual reality venue in the WORLD, with over 40 stations…

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Studio Poole

10am-4.30pm, Daily. Unit D2-D5, Dolphin Quays, Poole BH15 1HU. Find the perfect handprinted pottery gift or have a go at painting your own. You’ll find gifts for as little as…

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Oasis Fun Bournemouth

Various times, Various days. Glen Fern Rd, Bournemouth, BH1 2LZ. Bowling, large soft play area, golf course, arcades and pool tables and American dinner bar. For more details contact 01202 311611.

Little Pickles

9.30am-2pm Mondays to Fridays. 723 Wimborne Rd, Moordown, Bournemouth, BH9 2AX. A children’s cafe and soft play in Bournemouth. Suitable for little ones aged 0-5. Enjoy a treat at the cafe…

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Lollipops Play Cafe

Monday – Friday 9am – 2.30pm. Exclusive hire Friday afternoons plus Sat & Sunday. They occasionally open on a weekend please check their socials. 16 Landseer Rd, Westbourne, Bournemouth, BH4…

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Neptune’s Soft Play

Daily 10am-10pm. 25A The Quay, Poole, BH15 1HJ. A soft play located in Poole Quay, above the Amusement Arcade. Suitable for children aged 0 to 6. Lift available for families…

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Lemur Landings Soft Play

Daily 10.30am – 6pm. Tower Retail Park, Tower Park Leisure Complex, Poole, BH12 4NY. One of Dorset’s largest indoor children’s entertainment & soft play centre with it’s climbing zone, role-play…

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The Ark

2 Parkstone Rd, Poole BH15 2SF. An all-weather family experience at the heart of Poole Park, offering Soft-play (0-11yrs) Cafe, Ice cream parlour, Pottery Studio and more. It’s also within…

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Splashdown Waterpark Poole

Tower Retail Park, Tower Park Leisure Complex, Poole BH12 4NY. A large waterpark in Poole’s Tower Park complex. With 13 thrilling indoor and outdoor flume rides and 3 under 5’s splash…

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Tank Museum

Open Daily 9am-5pm. Linsay Rd, Bovington, Wareham, BH20 6JG. The Tank Museum brings history to life, with the world’s best collection of tanks and explosive live displays. Take part in a…

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The Tivoli Theatre

The Tivoli Theatre, 19 West Borough, Wimborne BH21 1LT. The Tivoli Theatre in Wimborne was built in 1936 as a cine/theatre. The tradition of showing both films and live stage shows…

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Cineworld Poole

Open daily. A Cinema in Tower Park Poole, surrounded by family friendly food outlets and attractions. Regularly offers family screenings as well as Cinebabies and special Family Discounts during the school…

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All Fired Up Bournemouth

Mondays to Wednesdays 10.30am-4.30am Thursdays to Saturdays 10.30am-5.30am Sundays 11am-5pm 35-37 Bourne Ave, Bournemouth, BH2 6DT. Pottery painting and cafe in Bournemouth. Birthday parties, corporate gifts, baby first footprints, tiled wall displays, and more….

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Better Craft and Paint – The Clay Studio Christchurch

Open daily during Dorset school holidays. Otherwise various times Wednesdays to Sundays. The Clay Studio, The Fountain, 1 High Street, Christchurch, BH23 1AE. Pottery painting studio and cafe in Christchurch. Baby First Impressions, Party, Commissions,…

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Mr Mulligans Adventure Golf

Sundays – Tuesdays 11am-10pm Wednesdays – Thursdays 11am-11pm Fridays – Saturdays 11am-12am Exeter Rd, Bournemouth, BH2 5AF. Indoors mini golf, restaurant, bar and much more. Suitable for the entire family….

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RockReef Indoor Activity Centre

10am-3.30pm Tuesdays to Sundays.  Bournemouth Pier, BH2 5AA. An all weather attraction in the centre of Bournemouth. A sporty adventure suitable for anyone climbing mad aged 4+. Birthday parties and PierZip…

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Ramp Rats Poole

65-67 Ringwood Rd, Poole, BH14 0RG. The UK’s first junior indoor’s skatepark! Ramp Rats is a brand new indoor skate, scoot and ride facility for juniors from toddlers up to 10…

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Prevail Skatehouse

10am-10pm Mondays to Fridays – 9am-10pm Saturdays – 8am-10pm Sundays. Kinson Pottery Estate 65, 67 Ringwood Rd, Poole, BH14 0RG. The South’s leading indoor skatepark! Skatepark sessions Equipment rental Lessons…

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The Junction Broadstone

Station Approach, Broadstone, Dorset BH18 8AX. The Junction Sports & Leisure Centre has a huge variety of classes from pre-school up to adults. External Clubs offer football, tennis, dance and gymnastics for preschool…

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