Whether you want to entertain you thrill seekers, take your water babies for a splash around our simply get out and about in the fresh air with your little explorers - getting there by bus will be just the beginning of a great day out.
Kids love buses! so why not make your journey part of your fun filled day.
Our group tickets for 2 adults and up to 3 children (or 3 adults) offer great value travel - with different ticket options depending on how far you are travelling.
There are an abundance of places to visit across Northamptonshire - why not try some of these and plan your trip with our online journey planner.
Corby Pool link
An outstanding facility well worth a visit, for both a fun day out and a chance to practice those swim strokes over the summer break. The fun pool has a pirate ship theme, this pool is of varying depths and includes a large 'water flume'.
The main pool is a 50m pool with eight lanes. There is also a four lane twenty metre pool.
For those a little more daring, there is diving equipment including a 5m fixed platform and four spring boards.
Stagecoach buses serve George Street just opposite the International Pool.
An Ideal summer holiday activity - take a dip at this pool with beach style entry and flume. Danes Camp Leisure Centre also has many other activities taking place throughout the summer holidays including swimming crash courses, disco splash sessions and roller skating. Also worth a mention for the parents and guardians - there is a coffee shop!
It's just a couple of minutes walk through from Mereway Tesco to Danes Camp Leisure Centre, Tesco is regularly served by buses throughout the day.
Aquatic Playground link
The Aquatic Playground situated in a public park and the features squirt, spray, jet and pour sheets of water! Children love running through the water as it shoots up from under their feet! Take a picnic and have a fun filled day. There is also an Icecream van and toilet block nearby.
This water facility is free to use so you can have a great day out without breaking the bank. The Splash Park is just a few minutes walk from the bus stops on London Road at and opposite the Dog and Duck Beefeater restaurant.
Where better to take your 'thrill seekers' than the aptly named Adrenaline Alley. This is the UK`s largest indoor urban sports centre and ramp park offering facilities for BMX, Skateboard, Inline blades, scooters and more. An outstanding facility - plus it has a coffee shop too!
There is a bus stop right outside on Priors Haw Road.
From the very high and very heart thumping Xpoler course to the little less daring Adventurer course the Jungle Park in Irchester Country Park is a great way to seek some excitement.
The Adventurer course has over 50 different activities suitable for children from the age of 3+ (minimum height 1.05m). The Xplorer course is for bigger kids (min age 10 and min height 1.35 meters) & Adults. This course is suspended high in the trees with 50 plus challenges.
The Jungle park high ropes are located in the beautiful Irchester Country Park which is a former ironstone quarry. Why not have a full day here and also explore the long and short trails through 83 hectares of mixed woodland by foot or on a mountain bike. Try a spot or orienteering or visit the onsite Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway museum and Quarryman’s Rest cafe.
Buses stop on Gipsy Lane right outside the entrance to Irchester Country Park.
This Northamptonshire theme park has 30 plus rides and there is something for all ages, whether your 'thrill seekers' want rollercoaster's or zip wire's, or fancy something a little calmer like a carousel ride or train ride around the park.
Visit the meerkats, the beautiful birds in Woolloomooloo aviary and do a Tree Top Walk, or try the new 2017 attraction, Sway Rider - if you want to be swung 30ft up in to the air at speeds of up to 30mph for an exciting adrenaline rush.
Wicksteed park is set in 147 acres of parkland with secluded lakes , so there are plenty of places for a picnic or there are many eateries if you fancy a little treat.
Avoid the queues and parking charges - the bus drops off and picks up right outside the park on Barton Road.
Mounts Baths - Northampton
Mounts Baths link
Being located in the centre of Northampton means Mounts baths is easily accessible by bus. Mounts Baths has a main swimming pool and a teaching/toddler pool. Other facilities include: a newly refurbished state of the art gym, dance studio, turkish hot rooms, sauna, steam room and table tennis.
The pool is just a 5-10 minute walk from Northgate bus station in Northampton.
At Splash there are 2 fantastic pools for you to have a splash around with the family or practice those swimming skills. There is also a beach entry area and various water fountain features to make for a more exciting experience for your little ones.
The shallow pool is great for younger children enabling them to boost their confidence in water while having fun. The 25 meter pool is ideal for swimmers with more experience.
Jump off and on the bus at the bus stop at the top of Station Road or at Asda. - just a couple of minutes walk from the pool.
One for these who like heights - visit Northampton's indoor climbing an caving centre.
There are lots of ways to get kids involved in climbing. Don't worry if your children are absolute beginners just looking for a taste of climbing, there is something for everyone to enjoy at the Pinnacle.
Over the summer the pinnacle are also offering: Holiday Day Camps, Holiday Kids Clubs and the regular RockeeZ Kids Club.
There is a bus stop about 100 meters away served by route 2 buses up to every 15 minutes (Monday - Friday) and 30 minutes on a Sunday.
Boost Northampton is a 30,000 square foot indoor trampoline centre with an array of exciting activities. There are 50 plus connected trampolines, a Wipe-Out Zone, 2 Extreme Dodgeball Courts, a Battle Beam, Foam Pits and Basketball Hoops. If you have a little one there is also a toddler area.
Boost is located on Riverside Retail Park in Northampton the bus stop is within just a few minutes' walk located on Fairground Way.
Located in the ideal place just across from Wellingborough's main bus interchange on Church Street - so fantastically accessible by bus.
Take your kids to Laser Maze for a fast physical game with an exciting atmosphere. Laser Maze in Wellingborough is housed inside 2700 sq ft of warehouse. Players of the game are plunged in darkness with laser packs, with the aim to shoot opponents and score as many points as possible - your kids will love it!