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Look Out Discovery Centre

Exploration and education go hand in hand with an unforgettable, fun day out at The Look Out with 90 hands-on exciting science and nature exhibits.

Inclusive play area

Our fully inclusive play area includes a wheelchair accessible roundabout, slide, and a cradle swing.

Infant play area

Our infant play area is fantastic and imaginative fun for younger children aged 3-6 years, and includes a fabulous ship to set sail in.

Junior play area

Our junior play area is more challenging fun for older children aged 7-11 years, and includes a magnificent fort to defend.

The Look Out also has a fully operational Changing Places toilet complete with shower toilet, adjustable sink, changing bed and hoist which is accessed via 'radar key'. Customers are asked to bring their own slings for use with the hoist.

Open daily 10am – 5pm with on site coffee and gift shop.

Who to contact

01344 354400

Where to go

The Look Out
Nine Mile Ride

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