Rushden Lakes

Rushden Lakes is a truly unique shopping and leisure destination unlike anywhere else. It’s all set in an picturesque area of natural beauty beside stunning lakes.

Leisurely walks, wildlife discovery and family fun await alongside familiar fashion favourites, department stores and an impressive line-up of lakeside restaurants and cafes. 

Rushden Lakes offers it all.

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Enjoy the journey


Buses run regularly from Wellingborough, Kettering, Northampton, Earls Barton and surrounding areas.

There's a service 7 days a week with early morning and late night buses (see our guide here for details)


Route 45 (Monday to Saturday evenings & Sundays all day)

(from the north) - Raunds, Stanwick & Rushden Lakes

(from the South) - Wellingborough, Finedon, Irthlingborough & Rushden lakes

click here for our 45 timetable 

Route 49

Kettering, Barton Seagrave, Burton Latimer, Finedon, Irthlingborough, Higham Ferrers, Rushden, Rushden Lakes

See below for route 49 timetable

Route 50

(from the north) - Kettering, Barton Seagrave, Burton Latimer, Finedon, Irthlingborough, Rushden Lakes, Rushden

(from the south) - Bedford, Clapham, Milton Ernest, Radwell, Sharnbrook, Rushden, Rushden Lakes

click here for our 49/50 timetables

Route X46/X47

(from the south) - Northampton, Earls Barton, Great Doddington (X47), Wellingborough, Rushden Lakes

(from the north) - Raunds, Stanwick, Higham Ferrers, Rushden Lakes

click here for our X46/X47 timetables


Additionally, we run special Saturday shopping services, connecting even more areas of Northamptonshire with Rushden Lakes





Kings Heath, Northampton, Mereway & Rushden Lakes (this also runs Monday to Friday)


Corby, Bridgstock, Thrapston, Denford, Ringstead & Rushden Lakes


Olney, Bozeat, Wollaston, Irchester, Knuston & Rushden Lakes


Irthlingborough Bugby Drive & Rushden Lakes

click here to see our RL1, RL2, RL3 & RL4