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THE KIDS’ ZONE

Our secure buildings within the hotel grounds include separate spaces for different age groups. These areas are suited to a variety of activities including games, arts and crafts, and campfire cooking.

Children’s spaces

Kids’ Zone

Our space for supervised sessions. Child-centred indoor and outdoor activities make the most of our environment. Helping the children to hone their bush craft and orienteering skills, or simply grabbing a beanbag and reading amongst the wooden toys.

The den

A games room for the older children, challenge your friends to a game of chess, create master pieces in the creative area, relax on the bean bags, as you watch a movie. Designed for 8-12 years.

Our staff

Ofsted-registered, the Kids’ Zone is run by experienced, qualified staff. All staff have valid DBS checks in place. The Kids’ Zone is open everyday.

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games room at the another place hotel
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Supervised sessions

Our supervised sessions are up to two hours long, enough to give you time for an extended lunch, a swim in the pool or a sports lesson.

Supervised sessions can be booked through the Another Place App.

Kids’ Zone terms

24 April to 26 May
5 June to 30 June
4 September to 13 October
30 October to 22 December

Kids’ Zone supervision

6mths to 5yrs:

  • Sunday to Thursday: 9am-11.15am,  1pm-3pm  3.30pm-4.45pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 1pm-3pm,   3.30pm-4.45pm

3-7 years:

  • Friday and Saturday evenings: 6.30pm-9.30pm

8-12 years:

  • Friday and Saturday evenings: 6.30pm-9.30pm

Book session through the App.

1 April to 23 April
27 May to 4 June
1 July to 3 September
14 October to 29 October
23 December to 2 January 2023

Two sessions can be booked ahead of your stay and further sessions on arrival.

Kids’ Zone supervision

  • 6mths to under 3 years: 3.45pm to 5.15pm everyday
  • 3-7 years: 1.15-3.15pm and 6.30-9.30pm everyday

Safari Tent supervision

  • 8-12 years: 1.15-3.15pm and 6.30-9.30pm everyday

Book sessions through the App.

Up to 5 September. Two sessions can be booked ahead of your stay and further sessions on arrival.

Kids’ Zone supervision

  • 6mths to under 3 years: 3.45pm to 5.15pm everyday
  • 3-7 years: 1.15-3.15pm and 6.30-9.30pm everyday

Safari Tent supervision

  • 8-12 years: 1.15-3.15pm and 6.30-9.30pm

6 September to 15 October.

Kids’ Zone supervision

6mths to under 5 years:

  • Sunday to Thursday: 9.15am-11.30am,  1.15pm-3.15pm   3.45pm-5pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 1.15-3.15pm,   3.45pm-5pm

3-7 years:

  • Friday and Saturday evenings: 6.30pm-9.30pm

Safari Tent supervision

8-12 years:

  • Friday and Saturday evenings: 6.30pm-9.30pm

Family entertainment

Come together and work as a team with our range of fun family activities including, archery, kayaking and workshops on the shores of Ullswater. Family entertainment dates and times will be advertised at the hotel when you arrive.

Kayaking (5+), paddleboarding (7+), wild swimming (10+) and archery (7+) will be running on selected days.

Raft building for families on the lake
Claire's Cool Creatures

Claire’s Cool Creatures

Meet animals from all over the world right here on our Living Space terrace. Come face to face with a giant African land snail, a Giant African millipede, a tree frog, a royal python snake, a silkie hen and a crested gecko. Find out more about where they are from, what they eat and their habitat.

Saturday 2 July 11am
Wednesday 13 July 11am
Thursday 28 July 11am
Wednesday 10 August 11am
Wednesday 17 August 11am

Everyone welcome, no need to book.
Children must be supervised by a parent/guardian.

Half term entertainment

Boy shooting arrow during archery lesson

Kids’ sports

Tuesday 26 and Friday 29 October, 1.15-3.15pm

Have fun with friends and make some new ones in our Junior Total Warrior, archery, crossbow, and ball games.

Book into the Kids’ Zone supervised session on our app to take part.

Explore the Lake District with the family