Nestled in the heart of Northamptonshire, Wicky’s Play Factory is the ultimate destination for kids’ play. As you step inside, you’re introduced to a world of excitement. From the thrilling slides to the intricate tunnels that beckon exploration and the ball pits that invite a joyous leap, it’s every child’s dream come true.

Wicky’s Play Factory isn’t just another soft play centre in Northamptonshire; it’s where fun meets imagination, and memories are crafted. Whether you’re a local or visiting Kettering, it promises an experience like no other. Dive into the world of Wicky’s Play Factory today!

Note: You must be 8 years old or younger to be able to enter Wicky’s Play Factory.

We are open daily 10:00am – 5:00pm unless specified.


Relax and Refuel at Wicky's Play Factory Cafe

While the kids immerse themselves in play, adults aren’t forgotten. The in-house café offers a serene spot for grown-ups to unwind. And when hunger strikes, our menu, brimming with delectable treats, caters to both kids and adults alike. From refreshing beverages to hearty snacks, there’s something for everyone.

Play Factory Menu

Time Slots at Wicky's Playfactory

When reserving a spot at Wicky’s Playfactory, please make sure to arrive within your designated time slot. During peak hours, it’s important for us to ensure that every child gets their fair share of playtime! If you arrive in the middle of a time slot, you might be notified that your play session will be slightly shorter. This measure is in place to guarantee the optimal experience for all guests and to allow our staff sufficient time to sanitize the area before welcoming our next visitors.

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Exclusive Evenings at Wicky’s

Wicky’s Play Factory is available for exclusive hire on selected days between 5:30pm – 7:30pm.
Exclusive use includes exclusive play for your guests for two hours!
Yummy food is also available to book and there are lots of exciting extras you can look into such as a visit from Wicky Bear!

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Celebrate in Style: Birthdays at Wicky’s Play Factory

If you love our indoor Wicky’s 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 512475.

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 20 Guests. All party food choices are served with unlimited jugs of orange and blackcurrant squash. All party food is served on platters. Orders are required 2 weeks prior to attending.

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Important Play Factory Information

To be able to enjoy Wicky’s Play Factory, visitors must be 8 years of age or under.

Wicky’s Play Factory has admission prices to enter and is NOT included with the Ride Wristbands / Ride Tickets.

Wicky’s Play Factory admission price allows guests up to 2hours of play.

Ticket purchases to Wicky’s Playfactory are non-refundable and non transferable.

Car Parking is available on-site.

This is operated via an ANPR camera system by an external company.

There are multiple ways to settle your parking fees. We encourage visitors to read the notices around the park for detailed payment options and ensure timely payment before exiting the premises. You can pay online by scanning the QR to pay.

For full parking information, you can review prices and a link to annual parking passes here.

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.

For child protection reasons we have CCTV in operation at all times.

We are pleased to provide this facility and whilst we have attempted to make it as safe as possible, the very nature of this children’s play activity means that accidents can occasionally happen.

Parental supervision is essential at all times.

Ticket purchases to Wicky’s Playfactory are non-refundable and non transferable.