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Children's Birthday Parties in Dorset

Planning your little one's birthday party can be a difficult task, but fear not, with the help of our Children's Birthday Parties in Dorset guide we've given you an exciting list of all the best party ideas your child will love! Whether you want to hire a bouncy castle, go to a trampoline park, do some water sports or have a pampering night, we've got all the best ideas in our Children's Parties in Dorset guide!

Whether you're looking for hall hire in Dorset, discos, Djs and children's party entertainers, our Children's Birthday Parties in Dorset guide is here to help.

We should be your first port of call when it comes to booking the best party! We know where all the best magicians, venues, kids entertainers are located, just take a look below.

Read through our children's parties guide to help get the inspiration you need to create the best birthday party in Dorset for your little one!

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About: A day at CASA Camp would be a great birthday idea for your active and sport children! CASA CAMP provides childcare to children aged 4-13 years through sporting activities during half term holidays. Some of the sports include, football, dodgeball, cricket, basketball, tag games and many more. 


  • Baden Powell and St Peter's Junior School 
  • Hamworthy Park Junior School
  • Ocean Academy School
  • Ringwood Junior School

Booking: Book HERE.

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Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park

Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park

About: Farmer Palmer's Farm Park in Poole is an incredibly family-friendly animal park. They can hold 4 parties each Saturday & Sunday, as well as selected Dorset School Holidays.

Included within their party package is:

  • Use all areas of the park that are open at the time of the party
  • Tractor Trailer Ride Passes
  • Hot or Cold Food + Drinks, Cake & Ice Cream
  • Minimum 8 children, maximum 15
  • 2 FREE adults with every child guest
  • Presentation cake to blow out with candles
  • Party bags that include homemade cake

Catering: Don't worry about sorting out the party food as Farmer Palmer's have got it covered.

They can eat indoors in their larger party room or you can pre-book to choose to eat outside under their dedicated Gazebo. You get a choice of hot meal or party picnic boxes, and all parties have a Farmer Palmer’s Celebration Cake for the candle blowing ceremony. Fresh cake will be added to the party bags.

Price: £28 per child which includes 2 free adults with every party child.

Address: Wareham Road, Organford, Poole, Dorset, BH16 6EU

Booking: Please pre-book your party HERE!

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Insanity Arcade

Where: Insanity Arcade

About: Insanity Arcade in Poole are one of the pioneering pay-per-session free-play arcades in the South of England! With over 60 machines spread across two floors, it offers an unparalleled gaming experience!

This is a great spot for celebrations, rainy days and just fun trips out! And make sure to head over to their in house bar and grill for a great selection of food and drinks! 

Menu: View their House Bar and Grill menu, here.

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Themed Parties & Sleepovers

Themed Parties & Sleepovers

About: Canvas and Dreams are passionate about turning children’s dreams into reality. We have created beautifully themed party gazebos so that your little people can party in style. We have packages for the not so little ones in your life too! You can view all their party themes here.

Themed Party Package Includes:

  • Free local delivery
  • Set up on the party day and full removal the day after
  • A choice of gazebo – 3m x 3m, 3m x 4.5m or 3 x 6m
  • Beautifully decorated gazebo in your chosen theme
  • Stylish party tables and covered chairs
  • Co-ordinated themed eco-friendly tableware and napkins
  • Table decoration
  • LED lighting and lanterns
  • Heating provided October – April, available on request during the summer

Sleepover Party Package Includes:

  • Free local delivery
  • Set up on the party day and full removal the day after
  • A choice of gazebo – 3m x 3m, 3m x 4.5m or 3 x 6m
  • Beautifully decorated gazebo in your chosen theme
  • Comfy mattresses with cotton covers
  • Mattress protectors
  • Blankets
  • Tray tables
  • Themed props
  • Sweet treats
  • LED lighting and lanterns
  • Heating provided October – April, available on request during the summer

Catering: Sweet treats provided with the sleepover package. You can add sweet cones for extra onto your themed party package.


  • 3 x 3 metres - £140
  • 3 x 4.5 metres - £160
  • 3 x 6 metres - £180

How to book: Call 07968 129070 or email

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Mini Monkey Gym

Mini Monkey Gym

About: Mini Monkey Gym soft play gym parties are specially designed to entertain a mix of ages from the youngest baby to the oldest children. Soft play gym parties are led by an experienced Mini Monkey Gym party leader who engages the children in soft play gym fun and parachute play. 

Also they provide sensory props to explore and upbeat music too, leaving you to enjoy your party! They can provide a small or large soft play gym party at either a venue of your choice or at one of their venues.

Catering: Not provided

Price: Various

Address: Limelights Youth Centre, Learoyd Road, Oakdale, Poole, Dorset, BH17 8PJ

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About: Poole Park provides the ultimate place for your kids to celebrate their birthday with their two hour parties on the water, trying out a range of activities.

They guarantee your child and their friends will get wet and have a whole lot of fun doing so.


  • £160 for groups of up to 8 or less - please book online.
  • £300 for groups between 9 and 16 - please contact the office on 01202 677272 to make a booking.


  • Saturday: 3:30pm - 5.30pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am - 12:00pm/ 1pm - 3pm

Address: Rockley Point, Poole, Dorset, BH15 4RW

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Quad Bikes & Nerf Battles

Quad Bikes & Nerf Battles

About: Kids on Quadz specialises in providing epic birthday parties from ages 8-15yrs old. They have some of the best adrenaline filled parties Dorset has to offer.

They have a large variety of fun birthday activities, such as:

  • Epic Woodland Nerf Party - £199 (With food: £250)
  • Quad Biking Party (For groups of 6) - £199 (With food: Extra £25)
  • Quad Biking Party (For groups of 8) - £265 (With food: Extra £35)
  • Quad Biking Party (For groups of 10) - £280 (With food: Extra £40)
  • Airsoft Party (For groups of 6) - £199 (With food: Extra £25)

Catering: All their activities have the option to include food for an additional fee.

Price: From £199

Address: Chapel Lane, Hurn, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 6BG

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Riggers Restaurant & Slipway Bar

Riggers Restaurant & Slipway Bar

About: The beautiful waterside location of RNLI College makes it a perfect venue to celebrate that special occasion. The incredible atmosphere will set the tone for your birthday party.

So if you’re looking for a venue with a difference then the RNLI College is certainly the one.

Inclusive of room hire fees, dance floor, access to outdoor sea terrace and private staffed bar in the Waterfront suite for £27 per person. 

Catering: Three different menus to choose from, which you can view here.

Price: £27pp

Address: RNLI College, W Quay Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HZ

Booking: Call 01202 663489 or email

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Pamper Party

Pamper Party

About: The Strand of London is one of Dorset's most popular hair salons. They don't just offer a cut and blow dry but they also host fantastic children's birthday parties.

On arrival the kids will be greeted with a welcome drink from their fabulous mocktail menu. The Birthday girl will then be treated like a true princess, being the first to have her new hairstyle and makeup done.

While each party guest is being fully pampered, they can attend the pamper party ball with lots of karoake, music, dancing and their very own catwalk.

Catering: Mocktail Menu Included

Price: £250 based on 10 children

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Skate Boarding in Poole

Skate Boarding

About: Why not try something a little different and host your next child's birthday party at Prevail Skatehouse. They can skate for 2 hours in their incredible skate park. It's a quirky birthday bash!

Catering: Included in your party package is food after your 2 hours of skate boarding where you can enjoy a range of buffet foods such as; chicken nuggets, chips, pizza, cucumber sticks and fruit salad kebabs.


  • £15.00pp for 2 hours in the skate park & food included.
  • £180.00 for private hire & no food included.

Address: Prevail Skatehouse, Kinson Pottery Estate 65, 67 Ringwood Rd, BH14 0RG

Booking: To find out more please call 01202 280123 or email

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Sports Play Party Poole

Sports Play Party

About: They will design a bespoke 1 hour sports party that your little birthday boy/girl will love! They use footballs, rugby balls, tennis balls as well as playing popular games like stuck in the mud, British bull dog. 

Catering: They stop several times for drink breaks but no food is included.


  • £140.00 for up to & including 20 children
  • £160.00 for up to & including 30 children

Address: St. Luke's Parkstone Church Hall, 9NW, 37 Birchwood Rd, Poole BH14 9PQ

Booking: To find out more please call 01202 975974 or email

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Bouncy Castle Hire Poole

Bouncy Castle Hire

About: Fancy a classic birthday party phenomenon? Castlemania have a huge selection of incredible bouncy castles that you can hire for your boy/girl's birthday party! All you need to do is arrange some delicious treats and the little ones will be jumping with joy.

Catering: Not included.

Price: From £60.00

Booking: To find out more please call 01202 693909.

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Soft Play Party in Poole

Soft Play Party

About: Lemur Landings offers an array of fun soft play parties for your little one! They offer something for everyone, ranging from action packed climbing zone parties, create a-bear, phaser tag, or fun time parties where you can explore the farm play frames. 

Catering: Enjoy a hot or cold buffet in one of their bright and colourful party rooms. 

Price: From £10.00pp

Address: Tower Park Leisure Complex, Tower Park, Poole, BH12 4NY

Booking: To find out more call 01202 740500 or email

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Trampolining Party Poole

Trampolining Party

About: Rossmore Leisure Centre offers fanastic trampoline parties where your child and their friends can learn some new wonderful and impressive skills as well as taking part in fun challenges and games.

Catering: Not included.


  • Junior Peak - £144.00
  • Junior Off Peak - £144.00

Address: Herbert Avenue, Parkstone, Poole, BH12 4HR

Booking: To find out more please call 0120 273 8787

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About: Studio Poole are a one-stop-shop for Poole Pottery! This pottery outlet provides the space for you to come and create your own pottery in their in house pottery studio. If you're looking planning a party and need an activity that is fun and creative then there is no better place to visit than Studio Poole.

Catering: They provide a delicious buffet within their birthday party package.

Price: £14.99pp

Address: Unit D2 to D5, Dolphin quays, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HU

Booking: You can book your birthday party at Studio Poole for the weekend HERE!

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Poppins Penguins

Poppins Penguins

Where: The party can be held at a venue of your choice or in the beautiful setting of Delph Woods.

About: Poppins Penguins offer woodland wonder parties and woodland sensory parties.

Their woodland wonders parties cater for all ages between 1-10yrs old. It lasts for 2hrs and allows your little ones to go through the woodland exploring, playing games and den building.

They'll also get to take home a fun activity too!

Their woodland sensory parties cater for 0-2yrs olds and last 1.5hrs. They provide a wide range of sensory resources to explore and play along with whilst enjoying stories and singing.

Parking is free, and all parents are welcome to join them for both parties.

Price: £150

Telephone: 07739515629

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Shaka Surf

Shaka Surf

About: Shaka Surf are one of the top surfing schools in Poole, they provide brilliant fun for all ages and abilities as well as teaching you the core skills to go out and catch some waves.

If your little one loves the water then this ideal for them! They offer 2 hour kids' surfday birthday parties that allow them to have lots of fun and games whilst surfing.

Main Features: 

  • Surfing or Paddleboard fun, dependant on conditions.
  • Tuition and supervision by their DBS checked/ ISA qualified instructors/ SLSGB lifeguards.
  • All equipment provided, just bring a towel.
  • Individual prizes; best wave, best wipe-out, biggest smiler.
  • Cake and card provided for birthday boy/girl

Price: Up to 8 kids - £240-Additional children (up to 16 max) - £37pp

Address: Branksome Dene, Chine, Poole, Dorset, BH13 6JP

Age Recommendation: 8yrs - 14yrs

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