Temporary closure

Temporary Closure

We have taken the decision to remain closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but currently plan to re-open on 2nd October 2020.

We look forward to seeing you again. In line with keeping you as safe and possible and current restrictions we will have reduced capacity at any one time and will be operating an online booking system for timed sessions which we will be launching this soon. Please keep an eye on our Facebook page for any updates.


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 currently closed until October 2020. Our normal opening hours are:

Tuesday-Friday: 9:30am – 5:30pm, Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am – 5:30pm, Monday: Closed

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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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