Imagiplay Play Centre

Marlowe’s Makes Imagiplay is Dorsets latest children’s play centre for under 8’s. The focus is very much on inspiring children to be creative and use their imagination through play, indoors and out.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, pre-booking is now essential and available on our tickets page.

Our indoor area is open but our outdoor area is currently closed.

The Indoor Playroom


The playroom is our main themed indoor play area, our current theme is a ‘farmyard’.

This area features our large loose parts play set amongst other toys. Our set up is very much focussed around allowing children to be what they want to be, pretend, create and imagine without restrictions. Our play area is spacious and uncluttered. Less is more.

Why not join us for a drive on our tractor or explore our chicken coup.

The Garden - Currently closed

Gravel Pit

The gravel pit has to be one of our biggest attractions. Instead of sand, we’ve gone full-on with gravel. Within our large garden children can dig, load and dump truckloads of gravel in our designated gravel pit.
All our trucks are made from recycle milk bottles!

No child’s garden is complete with out some form of kitchen. Forget mud kitchens, that’s a thing of the past, say hello to our new gravel kitchen.

Loaded with real pots, pans and cups children can have a medieval feast. What’s your favourite dish?

Gravel Kitchen

Gravel Shoots

Shoots and pulleys!

Not just for sand but but built for gravel too, there’s no better way to load up these trucks than pouring gravel down a spout!

With 6 playhouses to explore, there are lots of things for your little ones to do.

Maybe they’ll create a picnic in the cafe, visit the vets and tend to a poorly puppy. They may even visit grandmas house and do some gardening.



Imagiplay is the perfect place to host your little one’s party, from toddler parties to craft parties, we’ve got it covered.

Our craft parties can be any of the following – SandArt, pottery painting and Make-A-Bear.

Fresh Food

Fresh food all made to order on site. Jackets, paninis, snacks, drinks as well as cake!

The Shop

Supporting other local independent businesses and traders, bringing you some top quality clothes, crafts and goods.