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Soft Play at The Venue Borehamwood

venue-ballAs soon as we turned into the car park a voice from the back seat babbled ‘Soft Play , Soft Play’  This is one of Abbie’s favourite places and she could not wait to get in.

After paying (don’t forget to get a parking refund) we had a choice of 2 soft play areas.  The original underwater themed area is large so we decided to go to the newer soft play area while Abbie’s mummy went for a swim in the main pool.  I chatted to another grandmother looking after her grandchild while mummy was in a fitness class.

 

Where: Elstree Way , Borehamwood, Herts WD6 1JY    Tel: 020 8386 9886
Suitable For: toddlers – 8 years old
Parking: Large pay and display – 1 hours charge is refunded for paying Venue users
Admission: Fee per child – Babies under 9 months  free  if with a paying sibling
Facilities: 2 soft play areas – larger area available to hire for parties
crèche – children may be taken into soft play as part of crèche activities
café with fruit as well as other snacks
 Website:  The Venue Hertsmere Leisure Services

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There is seating with plenty of room for buggies just beside the play area.  On the wall is a cloth shoe tidy, but we just put our shoes by our chair.  Don’t forget to bring socks.

 

The new play area has a large ball pond on one side and on the other side a soft play frame with slides, cargo nets and other sections to explore.

 

 

 

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Between the ball pond and frame is an octopus rocker, lots of soft shapes to stack and an interactive mirror and a game board.

The centre’s crèche do use the soft play area so it can get busy.

I made a fundamental error and forgot to bring a snack.  It was no problem as immediately outside the soft play area is the large and airy Side Kicks café so I was able to buy a banana and get a coffee. The menu has a kids menu and also baguettes, salads etc.  The cafe also has free wifi.

 

 

 


Getting There Elstree Way , Borehamwood, Herts  WD6 1JY  
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