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The Ark @ Crawcrook

The Ark @ Crawcrook offers party packages with a difference - as well as our commitment to accessibility, all evening and Saturday parties benefit from Exclusive Use of the play frame and cafe.
Basic Details
Fixed hire charge, irrespective of the number of children.
Maximum of 30 children for any one party.
All parties are 1 1/2 hours in duration.
Food is not included in the basic hire charge.  This gives you the option of not having food, self catering, or paying a bit extra to have food provided.

Party Hire Charges
Monday to Thursday (4:30 - 6:00pm, 6:30 - 8:00pm)   - £99 party
Friday (4:30 - 6:00pm, 6:30 - 8:00pm) - £109 per party
Saturday (10:00 - 11:30am,  12:30pm - 2:00pm,  3:00pm -  4:30pm,  5:30 - 7:00pm) - £109 party
Price includes birthday card for birthday child, party invitations, free squash for children.

Party Food
Party Box A - 2 sandwiches (ham/philadelphia), sausage roll, crisps and chococlate treat - £2.50 per child.

Party Box B: Party Box A plus ice-cream factory - £3.50 per child

Adult platter (serves ~10) - selection of sandwiches, sausage rolls, quiche, crisps - £25

Adult cake platter - Mix and match from chocolate, victoria sponge or lemon drizzle cake - £15
Unlimited tea and filter coffee - £20

Tea and Filter coffee is available - priced per cup.

Please speak to our Cafe Supervisors when ordering to discuss any dietary requirements your child(ren) may have.
Toddler Parties
Parties for children aged three and under can be booked during public opening times for a maximum of ten children.

These parties do not have exclusive use of the centre.
These parties are charged per head:
£3.50 per child without food;
£5.50 per child with food
Price includes birthday card for birthday child, party invitations, free squash for children.

Note: Postcode is new so you may need to use our neighbouring postcode (NE40 4UQ) for satellite navigation.  


Main Road, Crawcrook, Ryton, NE40 4UQ

20.86 miles     0191 413 1339  

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