Weymouth for Toddlers
If you’re looking for great things to do in Weymouth for toddlers, a trip to these places would be a fabulous choice :)
Fantasy Island, Bowleaze Cove
Located on the small beach of Bowleaze Cove with stunning views of Weymouth and Portland, Fantasy Island has loads to offer for all the family.
With a traditional funfair, amusement arcade and fantastic soft play area and Sunset Café it’s certain to keep everyone entertained.
Open 10am-6pm Sat & Sun
Wristbands £9.99 for 3 hours, £4.50 (under 3’s) for 1.30mins
Brewers Fayre, Preston Beach Road
Situated inside Brewers Fayre, the Dennis the Menace soft play area is perfect for little ones. The area is supervised by staff, there’s plenty of seating, a great selection on the menu for kids and adults plus free coffee and tea refills!
Open Sunday to Thursday 9.30am – 8pm and Friday to Saturday 9.30am – 9pm.
£3 per child for 90 minutes play
Seashells – Stay & Play
Based in Weymouth, Seashells offer soft play and bouncy castle equipment for parties and events in the surrounding area.
They also hold regular ‘Stay & Play’ sessions from 10am-1pm at Upwey Memorial Hall. Sessions are every Monday (term time) and every other Friday. The sessions include bouncy castles, ball pools, ride on’s, a balloon typhoon and more. There’s also refreshments and free squash for the kids.
£3 per child, £1 for siblings, under 1’s £1 or free with a sibling
Jigsaws Play Café, St Mary Street
Right in the centre of town and with a great selection of delicious food including little lunchboxes, it’s the perfect place for younger children. There are plenty of toys, books and fancy dress to keep them entertained. There’s a special gate entry to the play area so you relax and enjoy your coffee whilst they play.
Visit the Facebook page for more information, prices and details on special events
Sealife Centre, Lodmoor Country Park
Great for any age but especially little fans of Nemo and Dory! Weymouth Sealife Centre has loads to offer. With over 1,000 creatures to see from sharks to clownfish to sea turtles. There are plenty of talks and demonstrations and make sure to walk through the glass tunnel!
There’s also a great outdoor play area, a sensory garden, splash zone, 3 meal outlets and gift shop.
Various price options available. Children under 3 FREE. Save money when you buy tickets online.
Sand World, Lodmoor Country Park
Open from the 6th April – 3rd November, Sandworld is Weymouth’s first ever sand sculpture festival. The theme for 2019 will be “TV & FILM – the Sequel”, featuring Wizard of Oz, Dumbo, Toy Story, Back to the 80’s, Avatar, Jumanji & More!
Adult tickets £8, Children (5-16) £4, Children under 4 go Free. £1 off all single price tickets when booking online. Kids go free Saturday mornings – Entry before 12.30am
Fun Factory, Albany Road
Fun Factory has lots to offer, with a toddler soft play area for the under 3’s and a larger soft play area for 3-12 year olds. There are lots of slides, crawl tubes and they even have a firing cannon room and indoor football pitch!
During the summer months, the garden area includes a bouncy castle, zip wire and enclosed football pitch. The Fun Factory is based on the Granby Industrial Estate so the parking is free and there’s loads of it.
They also offer party packages at a fantastic prices and have a Lazerzone area upstairs for the bigger kids. Visit the website for more information.
Entry price is £3.25 for under 3’s, £4.75 for 3 and over, £5.75 weekends and school holidays
Palm House, Swannery Lake
The Palm House is in a great location right next to Weymouth Swannery. Blooming Kids is aimed at the under 5’s and includes indoor and outdoor play, it’s the ideal place to visit rain or shine. The outdoor area is covered in artificial grass and has some great little playhouses, ride on toys and there’s plenty to do inside too.
There’s lots of comfy seating for the adults and a good selection of meals and snacks on the menu including homemade baby food for the under 1’s.
There’s also the delicious Palm House Pancakes and Waffles and the Palm Room, an idea hire space for parties or functions.
Visit the website for more information
Jolly Ollie’s, New Vic Bar & Restaurant
Jolly Ollie’s is a two storey adventure play area situated inside the New Vic on the seafront. The play area is suitable for 2-10 year olds and is fully supervised by staff. It’s in the perfect central location and just a stone’s throw away from the beach.
There’s something for everyone on the menu, from light bites to sandwiches and main meals, you can also take a look at the menu on their website.
They also cater for birthday parties at just £7.50 per child.
Adventure play is £2 per hour.
Ducklings Toddler Group, RSPB Radipole Lake
Radipole Lake presents a new nature themed toddler group for the under 4s who love to explore! Each session has a wildlife theme and involves an activity outside, a craft activity or game and a themed story as well as time for little ones and parents to have a drink and snack.
£5 per session (drinks included in price)
Sessions are Friday 13th May, Friday 10th June, Friday 8th July
10.30am – 11.30am
Visit the Facebook page for more information and other events at Weymouth Wetlands