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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Kettering

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 804 fun things to do in Kettering for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 572 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Kettering day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Kettering with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Laser Zap Attack

  • Kettering
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Laser Zap Attack A custom built and family friendly laser maze (well, not that friendly, you will be shooting at each other after all!) is waiting to...

Hunt Fun Kettering

  • Kettering
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

If you’ve got a head for clues and boots made for walking, have a crack at the Hunt Fun Kettering trail. It’s a great way to work as a team and exerc...

New York Thunderbowl

  • Kettering
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

If you love having a bit of family fun with a competitive edge then get down to New York Thunderbowl. Whatever the weather it’s sure to be a hit, may...

Kids Play Kettering

  • Kettering
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Smile: it's Kid's Play! Every corner of Kids Play in Kettering is bursting with fun! With numerous fun indoor activities, you are sure to find someth...

Wicksteed Park

  • Kettering
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Set in 147 acres of parkland, there’s lots to do and room to breathe at Wicksteed Park where gently sloping hills and secluded lakes give way to ride...

ODEON Kettering

  • Kettering
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Who doesn’t love a trip to the pictures? Films fans young, old and brand spanking new will be able to find a favourite film at ODEON Kettering. With...

West Lodge Rural Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Kettering
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

West Lodge Rural Centre is a small, family owned farm that gives you the opportunity to get hands-on experience with a variety of animals. The cuddle...

Corby Boating Lake

  • Corby
  • Outdoor
  • Lakes

Corby Boating Lake was constructed in the early 70s. It is a lovely facility at the heart of the town. The lake can boast a wide range of geese, duck...



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Harrington Aviation Museum

  • Harrington
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Harrington Aviation Museums comprise the Carpetbagger Aviation and Secret War Museum. These museums offer a rare look at life on this Top Secret...

Corby International Swimming Diving Pool

  • Corby
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Corby East Midlands International Swimming Pool offers a wide range of facilities including the fun pool with Pirate Ship (for under 8's) and the inc...

Elsies Pottery Painting Barn

  • Market Harborough
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Elsies Pottery Painting Barn is the place to come and unleash (or even discover) your creative talents. You will spend a few hours in the barn using...

The Race Club Karting5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Corby
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Everyone will be entertained from start to finish at The Race Club Karting in Northamptonshire. Take the family go karting and enjoy an adrenaline fu...

Fermyn Woods Country Park

  • Brigstock
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Fermyn Woods Country Park Situated in the heart of the Rockingham Forest, the park offers access to fantastic woodlands, meadows, thickets, marshes a...

Laser Maze

  • Wellingborough
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Using state-of-the-art, computer controlled equipment, you (and your team, unless you're playing solo!) try to score points by shooting your opponent...

Hunt Fun Wellingborough

  • Wellingborough
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Throw on a thinking cap and crack codes on the Hunt Fun Wellingborough trail. It’s the best way to get screen-obsessed kids outdoors and see the sigh...

Cheeky Monkees

  • Corby
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Head on down to Cheeky Monkees for an indoor adventure, perfect for rainy days. Play the day away with your monkey tribe in this Play Palace. Scrambl...

Wellingborough Museum

  • Wellingborough
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Wellingborough Museum encourages kids to visit and have fun, and hold special events during the holidays, such as special reenactments and animal vis...

Sywell Aviation Museum

  • Northampton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Sywell Aviation Museum is based in the lovely Art Deco surroundings of Sywell Aerodrome, which is located on the edge of Sywell village in Northampto...

Aquatic Playground

  • Wellingborough
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

For most children, having fun with water is a great way to spend a summer’s day so treat them to a visit to the Aquatic Playground. This public park...

Gravity Trampoline Park Corby

  • Corby
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Enter a world where you can defy gravity with every step, spring off walls and land safely nestled in giant airbags, and become a gladiator fighting...

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