Re-opening 2nd December

With the easing of lockdown, we are able to re-open again in December. Kendal is in Tier 2, which means that housholds are not allowed to mix with each other indoors, so we ask that you only book a session for your own family.  We have added two weeks of bookable sessions and will add more once we know that we can stay open after 15th December.

In line with keeping you as safe as possible and following any restrictions, we have reduced capacity at any one time. Please keep an eye on our Facebook page for any updates.

We look forward to seeing you again!


Play in the shops on our mini-Kendal street...
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Explore our soft play castle, with rope bridges, climbing walls, lookouts and a slide to whizz back down to the drawbridge.
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Discover the delight of our themed role play shops for inquisitive little minds.
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We are Fundraising!

We've secured funding from The Lottery, SLDC, Frieda Scott Trust and more. Outside In has been setup as a registered charity we would welcome further contributions
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Outside In, Kendal - Lake District Play Centre

Outside In is a community group of parents and people who want the best for children and families both here in Kendal and elsewhere throughout Cumbria and the South Lakes. We welcome everyone to our centre to play and have fun, relax, learn, share, socialise, get active, feel looked after, cared for and cared about…

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Opening Hours

We are re-opening on Monday 12th October 2020 for pre-booked timed sessions. Buy tickets here.

Our new opening hours are:

Monday-Sunday: 9:00am – 5:15pm

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Changing Places Facilities

Outside In’s changing facilities are built to specification standard, with trackable hoist, movable basin, full adult-sized changing table, and movable sink. This toilet is publicly shared, has a dedicated parking place on-site for members of the public wishing to use the facility and is freely available to center users.

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