Muddy Stilettos Finalist

Proud Finalist for Best Family Attraction in the Muddy Stilettos Award 2018

Basingstoke's only indoor soft playcentre for young children.

We believe all days should be Playdays!



Welcome to Playdays
December 2019 Opening Hours

We are open 7 days a week from 9.30am until 6.30pmthere are occasions when we close at earlier times due to private events as mentioned below:

Unfortunately our heating system has broken and we are awaiting a new part from the engineer, therefore the centre is cold and for customers visiting us and not planning to run around in the equipment with their children, we would suggest wearing extra layers.

We are offering 50% discount on our entry fees until this issued will be resolved which we will hope will be within the next 2 weeks.

Parties are unaffected as we have electric heaters in the party rooms.

We will be closing at the earlier time of 3pm on Wednesday 4th & Thursday 5th December.

We apologise for this issue and hope to have it resolved asap!


Tuesday 3rd December open 9.30am-3pm, early closure to public. Open at 4pm for our exclusive SEN session.
Wednesday 4th December open 9.30am-3pm.
Thursday 5th December CLOSED
Saturday 7th December: 9.30am-3pm
Early closure at 3pm for our private Christmas event (Ticket holders access from 4pm).
Saturday 14th December: 9.30am-3pm Early closure for a private party
Sunday 15th December: 9.30am-3pm Early closure for a private party
Saturday 21st December: 9.30am-4pm Early closure
Sunday 22nd December: 11am-6.30pm Late opening
Tuesday 24th December, Christmas Eve Arts & Crafts 9.30am-4pm
Wednesday 25th December Christmas Day-CLOSED
Thursday 26th December Boxing Day -CLOSED
Tuesday 31st December open as usual 9.30am-6.30pm with NYE PJ Party from 4pm
Wednesday 1st January 2020: Open 10am-4pm for chilled out day, breakfast served till 12pm & entry only £2
For dates not listed we will be open 9.30am-6.30pm

All emergency closures will be posted on our Facebook page


Come and enjoy the pirate ship themed play equipment, with lots to do for your little ones. We have a 4 lane astro slide, ball pits, a bounce-bed, twist and straight tube slides all on a multi-level play frame.

Parents can see nearly all the way through the play equipment to keep an eye on their little ones and we don't mind if the parents want to go on to help their children (we know you all want to a have a little play yourselves!).

There are newspapers and magazines for you to relax with on one of the many sofas around Playdays.

We have a busy restaurant offering a large selection of food with many options available for customers with food allergies. 

Playdays staff serve great coffees along with Playdays very own 'Deluxe Hot Chocolate' and the new 'Unicorn Hot Chocolate'.


Opening times

Playdays is open  9:30am - 6:30pm 7 days a week all year with the exception of Christmas Day & Boxing Day (reduced opening hours apply on Easter Sunday).  

We also host an Exclusive Special Needs event on the 1st Tuesday of each month & therefore close to the public at 3pm on these occassions.

School term time week days (off peak)

Weekends and school holidays (peak times)      

For more regular updates on events and activities please join our facebook page or dowload the 'Playdays App'.

Please always call site if you are travelling from outside of the area to visit to ensure we are open.  

Any unexpected closures are always announced on our facebook page.  


Entry prices
Entry Prices from January 2019

No booking is required just turn up and pay to play. Best of all 2 adult carers are FREE with each paying child, All sessions are normally for unlimited play time, however we reserve the right in busier periods to reduce your play session at peak times, it is possible that we will operate our wristband system which will limit your session times to approx 2-3 hours.

Height and age restrictions (to comply with public liability insurance) of 1.52m or 11 yrs old, which ever comes first apply at all times.

Toddler (1 - 3yrs)        off peak    £4.30      peak   £4.90

Junior (4 - 11yrs)        off peak    £5.00      peak  £5.75

Babies (under 1yrs)   off peak   Free*       peak  Free*

Adults      Two adults are free with every paying child then 50p fee per adult in the group.

*babies are free if accompanying paying toddler or junior child, or £2 each if on their own. 2nd or more babies £2 each.

Discounts and promotions

We have various deals available to all our customers, just choose which is more suitable to you. Only one discount or promotion can be used at a time. These discounts only apply during off peak periods (school weekdays) and not at peak times (weekends/school holidays).

Meal deals - Get a child entry and a meal all in one great price, Just pay on entry. Sorry cant be upgraded or exchanged at a later date. Only for use on the day of issue. Does not include drink. 

Toddler only £7.00            

Junior only £7.50


Discounts for Disabled Children -

On production of your card get 50p discount per child off standard entry price. 

We hold exclusive SEN sessions on the 1st Tuesday of each month 4pm-6.30pm for £3.50 per child (siblings welcome). Please check our facebook page for upto date announcements as subject to change.

Discounts for Childminders -

Monday - Friday term time only £2.50 per child (on production of a valid/in date OFSTED registration certificate or NCMA card.

We do still offer a childminder discount during school holidays but at a higher rate of £3.50 per child.

There are no childminder discounts offered at weekends.