Discover the sensory difference here at Sensory Planet Knottingley

We provide a range of sensory environments with a high-quality selection of sensory equipment and various hand-picked unique sensory aids.

Our aim is to provide a fun and enabling sensory experience for everyone. 

Welcome to Sensory Planet, a fully-inclusive sensory centre for disabled and non-disabled people in Knottingley.

We know that you find it difficult to find a really good sensory place where you can chill and relax or bounce around and dance. That’s why we’ve created Sensory Planet Knottingley, it’s just for you and we think you’ll love it.

We’ve handpicked some fantastic equipment and designed our spaces very carefully. For a calming sensory experience, we have things that are soothing to watch with their gentle movement and changes in soft colours. Or if you’re after an interactive sensory experience, we have wall panels that change colour when touched, fibre optics bursting with colour, noisy stuff, bright stuff and practically indestructible stuff too. 

Each room is home to ROMPA equipment. Use the links below to see the full kit list and photo gallery. 

What is a sensory room?

It’s a space filled with a range of things (stimuli) to help you to engage with your senses in a safe environment. 

You might also know them as Snoezelen rooms, controlled multisensory environments or immersive sensory experiences.

We’ve designed our rooms, Galatic Ultraviolet and Lunar Interactive, with high-quality ROMPA equipment that creates different shapes, sounds, colours and lights. Everything you can see, touch and smell have been handpicked by our experienced team with you in mind. 

The benefits of a Sensory Room

We exist because we know that sensory environments can help you to:

  • Destress, relax and be calm

  • Stimulate your senses to make you happy

  • Explore the world around you

  • Develop your fine and gross motor skills like picking things up, stacking things, moving around or throwing

  • Practice your verbal and non-verbal communication skills

Who is Sensory Planet Knottingley for?

Everyone. 


But we know from our experience that some people can really reap the benefits of our sensory rooms. This includes people living with:

  • a learning disability

  • dementia

  • autistic spectrum disorder

  • cerebral palsy

  • sensory integration difficulties

  • pathological demand avoidance 

  • poor motor skills

Accessibility is a big deal 

We know that accessibility is a big deal. We’re passionate about enabling people to access the services they need and enjoy. That’s why Sensory Planet Knottingley has been carefully designed with people and accessibility are the heart of its creation.

Here are just a few things you need to know but if you ever need more info, please call us or email us, we’re more than happy to help.

Sensory Planet Knottingley has accessible parking bays, level access points, spacious corridors and accessible toilets available for visitors.

Assistance dogs are welcome and bowls of water are available if required. Please advise us of your needs at the time of booking.

We aim to make your visit as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. Please let us know of your needs at the time of booking and we will do everything we can to help.

If you have a query about accessibility, please contact us. We’re super friendly, very clued-up on accessibility challenges and we’re always happy to help.

Sensory Planet Knottingley Room One

Galatic Ultraviolet Room

You can exclusively hire our Galatic Ultraviolet sensory room which you can customise to suit your needs – from quiet and relaxing, to loud and energetic.

Suitable for individuals with parents/carers or small groups of up to five people.  

Sensory Planet part of Enable Unity

Lunar Interactive Room

Exclusive hire of our Lunar Interactive sensory room which you can customise to suit your needs – from quiet and relaxing, to loud and energetic. 

Suitable for individuals with parents/carers or small groups of up to five people.  

Sensory Planet Knottingley

Regular Bookings

You can exclusively hire one or both rooms together on a regular day and time. 

Maybe you’re visiting from a care home, SEN school, respite centre, community group…it doesn’t really matter to us, as long as you’re enjoying Sensory Planet. 

How to book

We’ve made our booking process as simple as possible. You can view our availability and book your place online. Here are a few things you need to know:

  • Your booking will grant you exclusive access to one sensory room – Galatic Ultraviolet or Lunar Interactive. Select the room you would like via the online booking system. 

  • The rooms are bookable for 90-minute time-slots. You can book consecutive time slots if you would like a longer stay and if we have the availability. 

  • Each sensory room can accommodate five people at any one time. 

  • You can hire the whole facility which includes the use of both rooms – Galatic Ultraviolet and Lunar Interactive. This is up to 10 people. 

  • Interested in a regular day and time? Block bookings are available to secure your preferred slot. Email us at knottingley@sensoryplanet.co.uk for details. 

  • Your payment is taken securely by our booking system. However, if you do need to pay by invoice, please contact us in advance. NB. Full payment is required before access is granted. 

  • You can read our cancellation policy and terms and conditions here. 

David Wandless House, A1 Business Park, Knottingley Road, Knottingley, WF11 0BU

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