• Play, eat, drink

    Family fun whatever the weather

  • Soft play for children

    Three levels of fun for those up to the age of 11.


  • For breakfast, lunch and tea!

    Enjoy fab food and delicious drinks in our café

  • Ice cream heaven

    Ice cream cones, lollies and more

  • Birthday parties at The Ark

    Book early to avoid disappointment


Open daily from 10am* 

*New Years Day -  we will be opening from 11am 

*Closing times may vary - feel free to give us a call to confirm the time if you are planning a late afternoon visit.  

Enjoy three levels of adventure and fun in our Soft Play for children up to 11 years old. 

Be creative and paint your own Pottery - kilned and acrylic available. 

Grab a coffee, a tasty treat or a bite to eat in our Cafe. 



*Except 25th & 26th December - closed


The Ark in Poole Park:

  • Poole Park Pottery Studio 
  • Three levels of soft play with slides, tunnels and interactive zones (up to & including children 11 years old) 
  • Dedicated toddlers' soft play area for little ones
  • Spacious café with outdoor terrace overlooking Swan Lake
  • Ice-cream Parlour -  range of tasty ice-creams, lollies and more
  • Children’s birthday parties - laser, soft play & pottery - NOW AVAILABLE

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