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Ponderosa Rural Therapeutic Centre

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Ponderosa Park 1 Smithies Lane, Heckmondwike, Dewsbury WF16 0PN, England
+44 1924 235276
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Keeping the grandkids happy

Excellent place to keep the grandkids happy play area, like a small zoo for kids to interact try it... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
k w
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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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Took grand daughter for day for treat for 3rd birthday wish i had NOT

Arrived miserable man on the gate, as we went around the centre every corner we turned there is a... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
saz1965
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“pony rides” (27 reviews)
“soft play” (12 reviews)
“play barn” (17 reviews)
LOCATION
Ponderosa Park 1 Smithies Lane, Heckmondwike, Dewsbury WF16 0PN, England
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+44 1924 235276
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"pony rides"
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"soft play"
in 12 reviews
"play barn"
in 17 reviews
"young children"
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"ice cream"
in 17 reviews
"beach area"
in 16 reviews
"guinea pigs"
in 16 reviews
"my daughter"
in 11 reviews
"lakeside restaurant"
in 11 reviews
"lovely place"
in 6 reviews
"family ticket"
in 10 reviews
"lots of play areas"
in 4 reviews
"car park"
in 6 reviews
"sandwiches"
in 4 reviews
"couple of hours"
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"little boy"
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"picnic"
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent place to keep the grandkids happy play area, like a small zoo for kids to interact try it don't think you'll be disappointed

2  Thank k w
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Arrived miserable man on the gate, as we went around the centre every corner we turned there is a children's play area with slides swings etc i am sure that this place used to be an animal place where you could pet the animals etc....More

4  Thank saz1965
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Took my toddler today as he loves animals. Chose this farm as they offer online to feed the animals. Got there and they had run out of animal feed (baring in mind we went at 11 am!!) asked for a map and was informed they...More

2  Thank Bell1989
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

First visit here, and many great aspects, nicely laid out grounds, loads of great play areas for Kids, reasonably priced entry, good homecooked dishes in restaurant. Also on the day we visited a bouncy castle, balloon artist and magician all included in the price. Not...More

1  Thank 596Julie_
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Lovely place to go out with kids. Inexpensive, nice surroundings, plenty animals, and friendly staff.

Thank Dora M
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We took our 3 grandchildren to Ponderosa, pouring down but a good time was had by all. A lot of the animals were missing, but a young man was very informative about the snake he was handling, a bit haphazard how the feeding happens but...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Went to today with my 11yr old son as he love's animals. As we were walking round he said to me , why do they have all the photos up about the animals when they're not there. He was right there were a lot of...More

1  Thank Lee D
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent day out for the family. Nice surroundings and friendly staff. Plenty of picnic tables for lunch.

Thank Andrew G
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Expensive for what it is And seriously seriously run down Walked past so many empty and dirty displays Unbelievable

1  Thank Samshah1
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Now I'm not sure how the place is funded and entry is only £5.50 per adult & £5.00 for a child, however over the years we've found it perfect for a quick trip out. Today bank holiday Monday never have i seen it so quiet....More

1  Thank Raq694
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