Grasshoppers at Tong Garden Centre

Grasshoppers at Tong Garden Centre

Hop along to Grass Hoppers indoor and outdoor play for fantastic fun at Tong Garden Centre. The huge adventure playground and indoor soft play areas offer proper playtime for kids up to 10 years old.

Outside you’ll find two giant inflatable pillows to bounce on- and one is even in an open-sided marquee to protect you from the sunshine and showers. Kids can climb, zoom and play in the wooden adventure area, complete with a zip wire, monkey bars, rope ladders and much more.

Despite being located near landlocked Bradford, you can dig and build in the giant sand pit, and splash about in the water play area. Blaze the Snail challenges you to racing fun in his coin-operated cars; just choose your car and go for a race around the track!

For some traditional fun on the swings, climbing frames, slides and see-saw, head to Shimmer's play area! Playtime for tots in Dotty’s is exclusively for pre-schoolers, with playhouses and outdoor toys perfect for under 3s.

To keep kids entertained inside, a bespoke play frame equipment includes slides, swings, rope bridges and tunnels, challenge decks and a mirror infinity deck.

Don’t miss the interactive talking tree and state-of–the-art Eye Spy action panel. Imagination knows no limits and the three settings of role play zone provide the perfect place for creative play.

In a huge space exclusively for babies and toddlers, you’ll find lots of exciting features including an agility balance soft climbing frame, activity rings, mini ball juggler and a twin-lane wavy open slide.

For older children, the contained sports court includes basketball hoops and an interactive ‘Beat the Goalie’ game.

There’s also great grub including pizzas, paninis, and award-winning ice cream in Woody’s Kitchen.


  • Address: Tong Garden Centre, Tong Lane, Bradford, BD4 0RY
  • Opening times: 9am-5:30 pm Monday to Saturday, 9:30am-4pm Sunday
  • Admission: See website for daily prices
  • Telephone: 0113 285 3506
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