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The Look Out Discovery Centre

Closes in 30 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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“all ages”(55 reviews)
“play area”(29 reviews)
“science museum”(15 reviews)
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We are a hands-on science and discovery centre aimed at primary school aged children with over 90 activities to entertain. We have an amazing outdoor play area which includes an all-access section. With a picnic area and coffee shop, you can stay...more
Closes in 30 min
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell RG12 7QW, England
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+44 1344 354400
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Kids enjoyed play ground. Can go for a walk but not great. It’s all ok for a couple of hours. Not much else for kids to do beyond the playground and go ape which you pay for. Not worth travelling too far to get there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank MikeJAUS
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for your review. Sorry to hear you were disappointed. Did you come inside to The Look Out Discovery Centre or just use the park outside? I would be very interested in more details if you came inside - perhaps you could email us...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Our grandsons love this place when we can take a picnic in decent weather. Lots of climbing and wigwam building to be done and you can see where your children are from the seating area which is excellent.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mary D
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for your review Mary. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We’re a couple with a small dog. The Look Out is not pretty. Tends to be really muddy even in the better months. Put off by the unnecessary parking fee and the large groups of cyclists. The few Uber Fit Cyclists that treat it like...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JoHarper500
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hi, Thank you for your review. We do get multiple users of the forests which does tend to make it quite busy for dog walkers. I will pass your comments on to the Crown Estate who manage the woods. There is a page on the...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We visited this place on a wet and cold Easter weekend. This was the first visit for me, but not the first for my family. You pay to park in the car park, but can get this refunded at the entrance to the attraction. This...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank KarlN718
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hi Karl, Thank you very much for your review. I have made sure that all of the felt pens in the DCT area have been checked and replaced - thank you for letting us know. I will also pass your comments on to the coffee...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018

Had a wonderful 6th birthday party today for my cousin. The staff were so helpful and kind. The kids got to see all of the exhibits and had fun playing in the water and building with the blocks. There were demonstrators around to help with...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank lottielouiseanderson
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review Lottie. So glad your cousin had a good party. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 16 March 2018

We took our Reception class here for a trip and even though we were late the centre still found a way to accomodate us for our workshop. A lovely start. The children all had a great day out but when it was time to leave...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you so much for your really lovely review and for the wonderful card. It is particularly nice when our staff help to make a difficult situation easier for the teachers and children. Hope to see you again next year.

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

A beautiful spot for a walk with the children. The educational information to explore and the cafe are really good, but the walks through the forest are the most impressive thing about the place. We enjoy walking down to a large pond near lower star...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thanks for your review. Caesar's Camp is definitely worth the walk especially in the summer when it is full of heathers making it a site of special scientific interest. We have more information about the camp and it's history inside the science centre, Hope to...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Top place for a cycle/walk or use of the go-ape course. Cafe and cheap and plentiful parking too. Well worth a visit any day of the week.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Andrew T
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review Andrew. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 March 2018

Outstanding and formative experience for kids. The coffee shop is definitely recommended during week day as well, great value for money.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 625valeriob
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for your great review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Our little man thinks he is a builder and loved the activity there! The science centre is great and there is loads for him to do as he grows! Maybe bring a packed lunch as the tea room is busy and good but expensive. Otherwise...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Linesy77
Sarah L, Public Relations Manager at The Look Out Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. Hope to see you and your little builder again soon.

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clairejadams
20 August 2018|
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Response from AnthonyJ122 | Reviewed this property |
It depends what you are going to do There is a small parking charge The woods are free But there are reasonable charges for science centre and Go Ape
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amybarnesah
9 March 2018|
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Response from Sarah L | Property representative |
Hi Amy, The car park opens at 7am so you can access at any time after that. The coffee shop and toilets normally open at 9am and the Discovery Centre opens at 10am. Please note that the coffee shop is currently closed for... More
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Dan W
8 February 2018|
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