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RockShop, Ambleside

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  • We took our 7 and 5 year old daughters to do the 3 children's activities. First of all, just to say that 3 indoors activities for children where they get to take stuff home at the end is an absolute B...  more »
  • I'm a geologist. This shop has a gem pit, what more can I say! My children loved it too. Also a good selection of fossils, geodes and a dinosaur exhibit.  more »
  • activities great. Rude staff today who wouldnt let us use the toilet for a 3 year old who was bursting so she had to do a wee in the garden! Been many times over the years but really frustrated today ...  more »
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  • Lovely place with lovely staff. Had several simple things on for the kids which kept them engaged and which they really enjoyed. Loved the 'ballpit' of gems and stones for the kids to go into. They also have some nice fossils/art for the grown ups although my budget didn't stretch to the one thing I really liked - a £400 clump of fossils around 2x1ft. Very cool. My six yr old daughter has a thing for stones and gems so was completely and utterly in her element here. Well done the Rockshop, keep up the good work..
  • Dinosaur experience wasn't worth £15 for 3 children. Lasted less than 10 minutes in a very small area. Staff weren't able to answer children's basic questions about their own products.
  • Expensive but fascinating. Kids loved it
  • Excellent selection of stones and fossils, dinosaur experience for the kids, worth a visit
  • Great shop if you are into rocks, fossils etc. There is even a rock pit that kids (and big kids) can get into and pick their rocks to buy (fill a bag). Our kids love it and we always pay a visit each time we are in Ambleside, however the prices seem to have climbed to an extortionate cost meaning we give the place a miss now. Shame. They have some dinosaur fossils etc upstairs to see, but are now charging to go upstairs when previously that was free to see.
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