Things To Do In Kettering Northants

Besides eating, drinking and shopping, Kettering Northamptonshire has a great selection of things to do day or night in Kettering. For children and young adults, you can go to Wicksteed Park. A parkland including a fun park with around 30 rides, large playgrounds, lakeside walks and a narrow-gauge railway.

Things To Do In Kettering - Visit Wicksteed Park

Wicksteed Park Northamptonshire

If you’re interested in some history and art, then Kettering has a few places to choose from such as Boughton House. A country house about 3 miles north-east of Kettering off the A4300 road near Geddington in Northamptonshire, England. It is part of an estate of 11,000 acres, now that’s something to see!

As well, you have the Manor House Museum, a local-history museum with kids’ programs so it is suitable for all ages. And Rushton Triangular Lodge, a historic building from the 16th century designed by the father of a gunpowder plotter.

Now if you’re an outdoor person and like to enjoy walks and admire the local wildlife then there are some great choices such as Bugtopia, West Lodge Rural Centre and Fermyn Woods Country Park. The Country Park has about 5 acres of outdoor space & woodlands and some of their activities include walking, wildlife spotting and fishing in some of their unique landscapes, meadows, marshes, forest and ponds.

If that isn’t enough for you then why not visit Burton Latimer Pocket Park, Rothwell Gullet. A 1.6-hectare nature reserve near Rothwell, Northamptonshire and only a 40-minute drive from Kettering town.

If watching movies is more your thing then there is the Odeon Kettering, a multi-screen cinema complex that has screenings throughout the day and evening and has a Costa Coffee bar in the foyer.

Sports & Activities in Kettering Northamptonshire

If you are looking to get involved in a sport in Kettering, the best place to go to is Northamptonshire Sport.

One of the best sports facilities in the Sports Arena in Kettering called the Arena.  You can play sports like badminton, volleyball, squash, netball, basketball, cricket and more.

Northamptonshire Sport offers lots of different activities to help adults get active, such as walking and jogging to netball and rugby. There is always something going on!

They really live up to their slogan that appears in their logo – voice for sport. As they are committed to equality in sport and getting more disabled people involved in sport and physical activity.

Northamptonshire Sport also caters to people who have been out of the game so to speak and haven’t played sport for a while. You can get in touch with them if you are interested and there is a range of sports to suit everyone, from netball and hockey to rugby, fishing or badminton.

Eating and Drinking In Kettering Northamptonshire

Kettering town and its surrounding towns and villages have a superb choice of pubs and restaurants with many cuisines to choose from, family favourites and acclaimed independent restaurants with many awards to their name.  You can find some of the best places to eat in Kettering on the Kettering TripAdvisor page.  Here they mention places to eat in Kettering Northants like the Old Victoria in Burton Latimer near Kettering

A highlight is enjoying a meal in one of the villages with fantastic views of the landscape. There has also been an increase in restaurants in and around the newly renovated Market Place in Kettering town centre. There are dozens of cafés like the Kino Lounge and Bella Sicilia around the town, including many independent businesses that will satisfy your appetite.

If you’re looking for the perfect restaurant, the borough of Kettering has everything from modern fine dining to beautiful old gastropubs. Pubs are the hub of local life. From traditional historic pubs in which you can relax and unwind to modern stylish bars where you can meet with friends and dance.

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