Days Out Northamptonshire

Family Days Out in Northhamptonshire:
Abington Museum
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Abington Museum
It is an excellent place to visit if you are out with your family or if you are interesting in exploring things like the domestic life in the town, our costume collection or our displays...
Abington Park
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Abington Park
Abington Park is Northampton's most popular park. Opened in 1897 as the first public park in the town, it is seen by the town as one of its most important assets. The park contains many fine...
Adrenaline Alley
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Adrenaline Alley
Adrenaline alley is the UK`s largest indoor urban sports centre offering facilities for BMX, SK8 Board, Blades, MTB, Scooters and more Admission: Must be a member. Charges from £6....
APETHORPE PALACE
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APETHORPE PALACE
Among England's greatest country houses, Apethorpe Palace holds a particularly important place in English history because of its ownership by,  and role in, entertaining Tudor and Stuart...
Aquatic Playground
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Aquatic Playground
The Wellingborough Aquatic Playground was built as a public park with a difference. It has sprays, squirts, mists and sheets of water and is perfect for children to have fun in the sun on a hot...
Barnwell Country Park
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Barnwell Country Park
Located in the heart of the Nene Valley, 15 hectares of lakes, riverbank and meadows to explore, close to the historic market town of Oundle. With three way marked waterside trails, numerous picnic...
Berzerk Leisure Ltd - Northampton
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Berzerk Leisure Ltd - Northampton
Berzerk has been in existence since 1994 and we were the first Activity Centre to open in Northampton. We have had literally thousands of children visit us since we opened and we pride ourselves on...
Billing Aquadrome - Northamptonshire
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Billing Aquadrome - Northamptonshire
A great way to spend the day whilst at Billing Aquadrome, the Funfair! Spin on the Twister, whoosh round the track on the Runaway Train or sail the seven seas on the Pirate ship there's lots of...
Billing Go Karting
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Billing Go Karting
Our 300 metre all weather floodlit tarmac circuit is set in the idyllic  grounds of Billing Aquadrome and offers a high speed go karting  experience for all the family. We are Located 10...
Brampton Valley Way
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Brampton Valley Way
Park Information 14 miles (22.5 km) of linear park linking Northampton and The Brampton Valley Way is open all day, every day. Visitor facilities including accessible toilets and the Willow Tree...
Brixworth Country Park
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Brixworth Country Park
Developed with Millennium Commission funding, the park is a national showpiece for accessible countryside – providing access for all irrespective of physical or mental ability and social or...
Bugtopia
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Bugtopia
Bugtopia is an Exciting Exploration of the Wonderful World of Wildlife. Bring the whole family to join in the fun with a variety of scheduled activities, including:     Face to...
Bumblebees Playhouse - Brackley
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Bumblebees Playhouse - Brackley
EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE! FAMILY OWNED! PARTY DISCOUNT: Book your party and pay your deposit BEFORE 31st May 2011 and GET A 10% DISCOUNT on your chosen party package. DISCOUNT ENTRY TODAY:...
Burnums Farmyard Friends
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Burnums Farmyard Friends
Loads of  farm friends and animals to see you can pet them and help to bottle feed. You can also enjoy tractor rides round the farm with a picnic area, Open March till October. During your...
Catanger Llamas
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Catanger Llamas
Established in 1995, Catanger Llamas is in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside, often referred to as the county of 'squires and spires' with idyllic villages and beautiful rolling...
Cheeky Monkees
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Cheeky Monkees
Cheeky Monkees Corby, was set up by friends Justine Fargnoli and  Sharon Moffatt, to provide a much needed indoor play facility  for the area. Opened in 2005 Justine and Sharon both...
Cheeky Monkees Corby
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Cheeky Monkees Corby
Play Palace, Toddler Town and Baby Bay depending on the age of the child.
CHICHELE COLLEGE
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CHICHELE COLLEGE
Located in the attractive Northamptonshire market town of Higham Ferrers, Chichele College is a rare surviving example of a chantry college. It was founded in 1422 by the locally born Henry Chichele,...
Corby Boating Lake
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Corby Boating Lake
Corby Boating Lake was constructed in the early 70's. It is a lovely facility at the heart of the town. The lake can boast a wide range of geese, ducks, water fowl and our residential swans. The...
Corby East Midlands International Swimming Pool
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Corby East Midlands International Swimming Pool
Welcome to Corby East Midlands International Pool. We offer a wide range of facilities from Swimming to Health and Fitness. The Swimming Pool has state of the art moving floors and boom.  This...
Coton Manor
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Coton Manor
This peaceful ten acre garden occupies a hillside position extending down from the 17th century manor house, constructed of mellow Northamptonshire stone. Landscaped on different levels, it comprises...

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Danes Camp Leisure Centre
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Danes Camp Leisure Centre
Leisure Pool with beach entry, flume and water features, sports hall, climbing wall and cr¨che. Gym and fitness classes also available.
Daventry Country Park
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Daventry Country Park
Daventry Country Park - History Daventry Country Park was created in 1968 as part of the nationwide Countryside Act. This movement sought to provide communities with green spaces to use and enjoy....
Daventry Leisure Centre
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Daventry Leisure Centre
Facilities include: 25 Metre Swimming Pool - Click here for timetable. Wave Machine and Water Cannons. £1 swim for under 17's and over 60's, and £3.45 for 17-59 year olds. Teaching Pool ...
ELEANOR CROSS, GEDDINGTON
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ELEANOR CROSS, GEDDINGTON
In 1290 Eleanor of Castile, the beloved wife of Edward I and mother of his 14 children, died at Harby in Nottinghamshire. The places where her body rested during the journey south to its tomb in...
Fermyn Woods Country Park
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Fermyn Woods Country Park
Situated in the heart of the Rockingham Forest, the park offers access to fantastic woodlands, meadows, thickets, marshes and ponds to explore
Fuzzy Ed's @ The Priory - Wellingborough
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Fuzzy Ed's @ The Priory - Wellingborough
Fuzzy Ed’s Fun House is a soft play area for ages 0-12 years! Children must be under 4ft 9 and supervised at all times! We have a baby area which caters for children 0-4 years and the older...
GP Karting
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GP Karting
Imagine yourself in a Formula 1 racing car, dressed in race suit, crash helmet and gloves. The red lights are on, the tension is mounting, engines are revving, the lights turn to green, and you're...
Harrington Aviation Museum
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Harrington Aviation Museum
Housed in the original Group Operations Building on the site of USAAF Station 179, the CARPETBAGGER AVIATION MUSEUM offers a rare look at life on the top secret base of the 801st / 492nd American...

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Holdenby Falconry Centre
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Holdenby Falconry Centre
The Falconry Centre contains many species of birds of prey, flown by the resident Falconer. Some of the beautiful birds are pictured below. There may be a chance to fly them yourself.The Centre...
Hullabaloo play
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Hullabaloo play
    They can drop in to play. Our expansive play frame area gives your children an exciting and safe place to really kick off some steam. Our stylish play area features 3...
Irchester Country Park
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Irchester Country Park
This former ironstone quarry has a wonderful children's play area as well as a network of long and short trails through 83 hectares of mixed woodland. The park is home to the Quarryman's Rest Cafe,...
Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway Museum
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Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway Museum
Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway Museum  is home to a collection of exhibits and industrial artifacts, which include, steam and diesel locomotives ,  a lifesize diorama of a quarry , ...
Jungle Parc Wellingborough
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Jungle Parc Wellingborough
Outdoor fun and adventure for the whole family in an exciting and safe environment! We have two courses, Adventurer Course for age 4+ and Explorer Course for teens and adults.
Kids Play
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Kids Play
There’s no better place for a Children’s party in Kettering than Kids Play. Call 01536 484838 now to book your party. Great Value Birthday Parties. 90 minutes of fun...
KIRBY HALL
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KIRBY HALL
Kirby Hall is one of England’s greatest Elizabethan and 17th-century houses, once owned by Sir Christopher Hatton, Lord Chancellor to Queen Elizabeth I. Although this vast mansion is partly...
Laser Adventure Northampton
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Laser Adventure Northampton
Laser Adventure Northampton hosts a new set of outdoor laser tag arenas based in south Northamptonshire. A number of themed arenas provide you with plenty of fun and excitement during your visit. ...
Laser Maze
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Laser Maze
Laser Maze offers you the ultimate laser tag game. Using state-of- the-art, computer controlled equipment, you try to score points by  shooting your opponents with our high-tech lasers. You...
Laser Zap Attack
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Laser Zap Attack
We welcome bookings for groups, walk-ins, private parties and team- building events.Come down and have some great fun battling friends  and colleagues in our newly designed, purpose built...
Magnolia Studios
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Magnolia Studios
Come along to spacious and friendly studio and enjoy a fun and creative session painting pottery in Northampton.  You can also make your own fashion jewellery and silver jewellery. We...
New York Thunderbowl
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New York Thunderbowl
New York Thunderbowl is one of the biggest leisure centre’s in Kettering. Located just off Junction 7 on the A14. With 16 lanes  of tenpin bowling, American Pool lounge and Fat Franks...
Northampton and Lamport Railway
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Northampton and Lamport Railway
The Northampton & Lamport Railway is a steam and heritage diesel operated tourist railway located in the Northamptonshire countryside just 5 miles from Northampton, within easy reach of the...
Northampton Museum and Art Gallery
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Northampton Museum and Art Gallery
A visit to Northampton Museum and Art Gallery will give you the opportunity to explore the amazing shoe collection recognised as a collection of national importance. You can also...
Northampton Trampoline Centre
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Northampton Trampoline Centre
Northamptonshire Trampoline Gymnastics Academy (NTGA) is one of the fastest growing sports clubs in Northamptonshire and is a premier  club in the UK, with a world class coaching team...
Ock 'n' Dough
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Ock 'n' Dough
BAZZ AND JAZZ PLAY ZONE - Indoor Play Building OPENING TIMES Monday - Friday 9am - 8pm. Saturday 12noon - 10pm. Sunday 12noon - 8pm. PARENT & TODDLERS Monday -...
Old Dairy Farm Centre
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Old Dairy Farm Centre
The Old Dairy Farm Centre is located in the picturesque village of Upper Stowe in Northamptonshire, just off the A5 between Weedon & Towcester and only 10 minutes from junction 16 of the M1. We...
Paul's Pirates - Wellington
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Paul's Pirates - Wellington
We are a family run business with a fun filled pirate ship for children to play on - including a ball pool, 2 slides, swings ropes, mangle, stepping stones, shooting canons, rope bridge and much...
Potz Ceramic Studio
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Potz Ceramic Studio
Potz Ceramic Studio, based at Billing Garden Village in Northampton is an excellent place to try out a new hobby. We provide ceramic plates, moneyboxes, figures, mugs etc, the paint and stamps that...
Riverside Hub
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Riverside Hub
We've built the UK's largest indoor soft play centre right here in Northampton.Both children and adults can enjoy a unique  experience, with our state-of-the-art soft play facilities,  ...
Rockingham Forest
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Rockingham Forest
The Rockingham Forest is an area of some 200 square miles in North-East Northamptonshire, lying between the Rivers Welland and Nene and the towns of Stamford and Kettering. It has a rich and varied...
Roobarb and Kustard Ceramics Cafe
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Roobarb and Kustard Ceramics Cafe
Roobarb & Kustard Ceramics Cafe is conveniently located in the centre of Northampton and provides a friendly, relaxed and creative atmosphere for all of the family to enjoy. Our Cafe is just...
Rookery Open Farm
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Rookery Open Farm
An interesting fun-filled and educational time awaits you at Rookery Open Farm. A safe, clean environment, mainly under cover has been created on this commercial sheep and cattle farm for families...
RUSHTON TRIANGULAR LODGE
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RUSHTON TRIANGULAR LODGE
This delightful triangular building was designed by Sir Thomas Tresham (father of one of the Gunpowder Plotters) and constructed between 1593 and 1597. It is a testament to Tresham’s Roman...
Salcey Forest
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Salcey Forest
Salcey Forest is an oasis of nature and history only 7 miles from the centre of Northampton. Whether you want a family day out, a chance to see the wildlife of the forest, or just to pop in for a...
Si5 Spymissions - Northampton
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Si5 Spymissions - Northampton
Si5 Spymissions Northampton is a BRAND NEW Action Adventure Centre. Your Mission: to infiltrate the ship and stop the terrorists from launching the missile without being caught! The mission ends...
Silverstone
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Silverstone
There's far more to Silverstone than you may imagine. Take a look at some of the activities below to understand that Silverstone really  does offer something for everyone. Admission: ...
Soft Play 4 Tots - Northampton
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Soft Play 4 Tots - Northampton
Soft Play 4 Tots Indoor Play Centre in Northampton for children 0-4 yrs. Softplay shapes and ride-ons have become extremely popular in recent times. Soft-play toys help promote children’s...
Sol Central
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Sol Central
The Northamptonshire Leisure and Entertainment complex, with everything you need for a good time under one roof. Come and see the cinema, hotel, bars, casino, health clubs, restaurants and more, all...
Splash Leisure Pool
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Splash Leisure Pool
Splash Leisure Pool is managed by CCP (Cultural Community Partnerships) for East Northamptonshire Council The pools at Splash offer all ages the chance to enjoy the water. Whether it's our...
Stanwick Lakes
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Stanwick Lakes
Stanwick Lakes is a unique 750acre countryside attraction and nature reserve in the heart of Northamptonshire's beautiful Nene Valley, and is widely considered to be one of the region's most...
Stoke Bruerne Treasure Trail
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Stoke Bruerne Treasure Trail
This Trail is just under two miles in length and should take about two hours, depending on refreshment stops.Stoke Bruerne is one of the  most popular spots on the Grand Union Canal The canal...
Sywell Aviation Museum
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Sywell Aviation Museum
Sywell Aviation Museum (SAM) is a voluntary, non-profit-making organisation which aims to preserve the history of Sywell Aerodrome and Northamptonshire's rich aviation heritage from the early days of...
Sywell Country Park
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Sywell Country Park
Sywell Country Park offers meadowland and lakeside walks, with a  small arboretum of exotic trees and Edwardian buildings still surviving  from its past role as a water supply reservoir...
Telford Lodge
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Telford Lodge
PLAYZONE (Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES Daily 12noon - 10pm. CHARGES Free of charge. We are children friendly and have both the indoor Playzone and...
Tenpin Northampton
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Tenpin Northampton
When it comes to bowling at Northampton, we're the experts. At Tenpin you'll find plenty of lanes where you can show off your strike to your friends, family or colleagues. We offer children, teen and...

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The Lost City Adventure Golf
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The Lost City Adventure Golf
The Lost City Adventure Golf - the start of YOUR epic adventure!  No need to book if less than 10 in your group, just come down and  play!Now open in the Cornerhouse, Nottingham two...
The Newark Treasure Trail
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The Newark Treasure Trail
Newark is a historic market town with a fantastic cobbled market place  surrounded by imposing buildings. The town sits on the River Trent, as  does the formidable 12th Century Newark...
The Oundle Treasure Trail
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The Oundle Treasure Trail
This is a Treasure Trail of two parts. Starting at Barnwell Country  Park it takes you into the fascinating old town of Oundle with its  quaint streets and famous school. It then leaves...
The Pinnacle
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The Pinnacle
Established in July 2010 through the relentless determination of our  MD, Simon, The Pinnacle has set the standard for climbing centres in  the heart of England.Offering not only a great...
The Race Club UK
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The Race Club UK
From cork screw turns and hairpins, to the big sweeping bend that  takes you up 'Damon Hill'. The challenging hairpin that leads you  back down through to Monaco tunnel is a unique track...
The Warren
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The Warren
FUN FACTORY - (Indoor Play Building) OPENING TIMES    Saturday & Sunday 12noon - 6pm. CHARGES    Playtime: Free to enter, must be supervised by parents.
Tiger Indoor Play - Daventry
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Tiger Indoor Play - Daventry
Established as Tigers Indoor Play in August 2013, this children’s indoor soft play centre underwent an immense overhaul by its new owners in early 2014. The refurbishment included an...
Top Lodge - Fineshade Wood
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Top Lodge - Fineshade Wood
Top Lodge, Fineshade Wood is a fantastic day out for families and wildlife lovers alike. There are lots of places to explore, cycle round and play in. You can build dens, look out for forest animals,...
Towcester Centre for Leisure
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Towcester Centre for Leisure
Welcome to Towcester Centre for Leisure where you can swim, ride the flumes, surf the waves and work out all under one roof. The wide range of activities available ensures there is something for you...

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Towcester Museum
Tree Ninja
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Tree Ninja
Tree Ninja is a high ropes adventure course set in beautiful Salcey Forest in Northamptonshire, less than ten minutes from junction 15 of the M1. Tree Ninja is great fun for people of all ages, not...
WACKY WAREHOUSE - Rushden - Needle & Awl
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WACKY WAREHOUSE - Rushden - Needle & Awl
We have a new style 'Adult  Friendly' Wacky Warehouse, with comfy seating, a stylish coffee bar  and a noticeable lack of children's music!  This is a large, comfortable family pub...
WACKY WAREHOUSE @ Northampton Millers - The Quays
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WACKY WAREHOUSE @ Northampton Millers - The Quays
There is an indoor 'Wacky Warehouse' for the younger family members which has some of the best play facilities in the area.  WACKY WAREHOUSE(Indoor Play Building) OPENING...
WACKY WAREHOUSE Lakeside
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WACKY WAREHOUSE Lakeside
 There are indoor and outdoor play areas for the younger visitors, the Wacky is a purpose built building with safe play equipment for kids under 4ft 9ins tall.  This will guarantee hours of...
Wellingborough Museum
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Wellingborough Museum
The charity is called the Winifred Wharton Trust. It holds the lease on  the building called Dulley's Baths (because it was built as a swimming  pool in 1892). Admission: Free to...
West Lodge Farm Park
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West Lodge Farm Park
Here at West Lodge Farm Park, children of all ages can meet and learn about our range of farm animals, including many rare breeds, handle the fluffy young chicks, rabbits and guinea pigs in Cuddle...
Whilton Mill
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Whilton Mill
Located within the heart of the Shires, Whilton Mill was established  in 1991 and is a treasure trove of events and activities. Surrounded  by beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, the...
Wicksteed Park - Kettering
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Wicksteed Park - Kettering
Wicksteed Park is based in Kettering, Northamptonshire and the large 147 acre ground is a wonderful mix of rides, attractions and beautiful countryside and wildlife. Wicksteed also boasts two...
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northamptonshire.pngWelcome to the beautiful county of Northamptonshire. If you need child friendly ideas where to take the kids, kids days out, or fun things to do with the kids in Northamptonshire then we can help. We have family pubs with kids play areas, soft play areas, indoor play areas, outdoor play areas, playgrounds, aquariums, castles, stately homes, children's clubs such as Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, Brownies, Guides, youth clubs, activity centres, Air, Sea, Army Cadets, and all in Northamptonshire. We list children's entertainers in Northamptonshire if you are planning a birthday, cinema, theatre, petting zoo, animal farms, children's farms, leisure hire, museum and art gallery, nature areas such as parks, and countryside walks and beaches. We have kids activities related to outdoor pursuits and sports such as swimming, ice skating, ten pin bowling and football centres. We list theme parks and Adventure Parks in Northamptonshire. If you are looking for zoos with more exotic animals then we have them. Don't forget to look at the nearby counties of Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire,  to see what they can offer you. We have days out with the kids in Northamptonshire in and near :- Corby, Cottingham, Daventry, Earlstrees Industrial Estate, East Carlton, Great Oakley, Gretton, Irchester, Kettering, Middleton, Northampton, Rockingham, Rushden, Stanion, Wellingborough.

Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants or N'hants) is a landlocked county in central England with a population of 629,676 (2001 census). It has borders with Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire (including the Borough of Milton Keynes), Oxfordshire, and Lincolnshire (England's shortest county boundary: 19 metres). The county town is Northampton.