Freddie's Den

Freddie's Den is an indoor soft play venue at The Hive in Hatfield. It's fun, safe and low cost. For ages 0 to 8 years to play, run, climb and explore.

Please note: Socks must be worn at all times on the play frame. 


  • £4.50 per child
  • free for under 1's
  • free for accompanying Adults
  • childminders who are registered with Ofsted can use Freddie's Den for only £2.80 per child Monday to Friday (proof of registration will be required).


  • Junior Area (2 -8 year olds) up to 25
  • Baby Area (0-2 year olds) up to 8

Sessions may be limited to 2 hours during busy periods. 

Food and drinks:

We offer a range of food and drinks that are available to children and adults.

Our food and drinks bar offers the perfect place to catch up with friends whilst your children play in Freddie's Den.

Book a party at Freddie's Den

We recommend visiting the centre before booking a party.

Birthday party slots are available 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm or 4pm - 6pm on weekends. 

Book a party

Party packages

For parties consisting of up to 15 children:



Silver Bronze
Unlimited squash X X  
Visit from Freddie the fox X X  
Birthday card X X X
Exclusive hire X X X
Party food  X (hot or cold party food) X (cold party food)  
Party goody bag X    


£192 £128

Extra children can be added at an additional cost per head. The maximum amount of children allowed is 25.

  • Gold - £5.50
  • Silver - £4.50
  • Bronze - £3.50

All prices include VAT.

Catering options

Hot buffet (gold package only)

  • chicken goujons
  • fish fingers
  • veggie nuggets
  • chips
  • unlimited juice

Cold buffet (gold and silver package):

  • ham/cheese/jam sandwiches
  • packets of crisps
  • yogurts
  • boxes of raisins
  • unlimited juice

Please let us know if you have any specific dietary or allergy requirements.

Party package terms and conditions

  1. Reservation cannot be taken without a deposit.
  2. Deposits are non-refundable and are equal to 50% of the party price. 
  3. In exceptional circumstances and with the manager's discretion, Soft Play Parties can be exchanged for the same or a higher rate party on a different date and/or time (subject to availability). 
  4. Soft Play Parties cannot be sold to anyone under the age of 18.
  5. Parents/guardians are fully responsible for the control/behaviour of all children and the subsequent consequences of their actions.

For full terms and conditions visit The Hive.

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Freddie's Den

We are open: Monday to Friday 9.30am to 6pm Saturday and Sunday: 9am to 6pm

Address: The Jim McDonald Centre
McDonald Court
High View
AL10 8HR

Telephone: 01707 270 066