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Play Factory - Wicksteed Park Rides and a Attractions

Wicky’s Play Factory

Open 09.30 – 17.30 every day

Step inside Wicky’s Play Factory and a whole world of kids’ play awaits. We have super-fun slides to whizz down, tunnels to climb through and giant ball pits to launch into!

Wicky’s Play Factory isn’t just a fabulous children’s soft play area, there is also a café for the grown ups to relax in. You may love it so much that you want to hold a birthday party there and that’s possible as well!

Play Factory Prices

Peak Off Peak
Under 1 £1 £1
Adults £2 £2
Children £6 £5

Opening Hours

Opening Hours 09.30 – 17.30 every day!

Exclusive Hire available 17.30 – 19.30 every day


Parking is included in entry Monday to Friday term time only.

Parking passes are available for just £45 which can be bought online.

Please note: Parking is to be paid for before departure at one of the car parking terminals or via the app.

Wicky's Play Factory Cafe

When everyone is tuckered out from play you need some refreshments! Our tasty menu has lots of treats for the kids and also the grown ups!  yummy!

Birthday Celebrations

If you love our indoor play factory then you’ll be pleased to know it can be hired for birthday celebrations! We have a range of flexible party packages available and even the option to hire for exclusive use*.

If you’d like to discuss or enquire about bookings then you can email or telephone 01536 512 475. We do get very busy but we will always aim to get to the phone or call you back as soon as possible.

All parties include a range of yummy pizza, nuggets, hot dogs and chips (please specify dietary requirements in advance) and start from £10.50pp.

*minimum number of 10. All party food choices are served with jugs of orange and blackcurrant squash. All party food is served on platters. Orders are required 2 weeks prior to attending.

Exclusive Hire

Wicky’s Play Factory is available for exclusive use on selected days.

Exclusive use includes exclusive play for your guests for two hours! Yummy food is also available and there are lots of exciting extras you can look into such as a visit from Wicky Bear, face painting and more!

Get in touch to find out more by contacting

Wicky’s Play Factory is all about having fun!

There are some important rules though to keep everyone safe. There is no smoking in the play area, this is strictly prohibited. We also allow no food, drink or chewing gum or glassware in the soft play area.

We ask all shoes are removed but socks must be worn at all times. Arms and legs must be covered. All jewellery, badges and sharp objects must be removed. We ask that any children who are feeling unwell or poorly not use the equipment and that any children wearing glasses or contact lenses take extra care.

All personal items (such as money, phones) must be left with an adult/guardian – Wicksteed Park accepts no liability for any losses, damage or theft.

Please note max-age for Wicky’s Play Factory is 8 years old.

Buy Ride Tickets & Wristbands!

“We all know that pleasurable exercise is good for the mind and for the body. I have good reason to believe that the park I have formed in Kettering has changed the lives for the better.”

Charles Wicksteed.

Special offer!Annual parking pass!

Cover your car parking for a whopping 365 days with our Season Car Park Pass for just £45!*

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