Top 5 things to do in Corby in 2022

Dec 21, 2021

Here at Viral Entertainment, we try not to be biased, and love suggesting other fun family-friendly activities available in Corby, Northamptonshire!

We often get asked what's on around Corby, so here's our latest roundup of fun and relaxing things to do in Corby. Some of which are indoors, so you don't have to worry about the typical British weather!

There’s lots of great places to visit near and in Corby, so we like to shout about them. 

Corby is a Northamptonshire town packed full of things to do with your friends or family - get involved!

Gravity Trampoline Park - Corby

Kicking off with an adrenaline-fueled activity, this one's for all the family. Experience Gravity's Open Jump sessions, kids parties, fitness bounce and much more!

Let loose as you jump, bounce, hop and dance through the air on extreme trampolines. During Open Jump sessions, you can use all of the general park activity areas for an intense 60-minute session. Open Jump is suitable for all ages and abilities from 18 months up. Whether it’s your first bounce or your fiftieth, go check out the fun!

Check out the latest news and updates regarding Covid-19 on their website:

Gravity Website 

Gravity Facebook

Corby Heritage Centre

Moving on to a slightly more sedate activity...located in the heart of Corby, the Corby Heritage Centre offers diverse exhibitions and displays demonstrating the heritage and community of Corby across the ages.  

Visitors to the Heritage Centre have the opportunity to learn about the historic nature of the building itself and also the story of Corby Old Village with education, work and entertainment themes being explored in the temporary exhibition area of the centre.

Free admission to the Heritage Centre means you can enjoy a very budget-friendly afternoon out - with perhaps even some money left over (after visiting the gift shop, of course) for a nice pub lunch!

Heritage Centre Website

Heritage Centre Facebook

There are some great local Corby pubs offering a great selection of food and drink, and definitely worth checking out when you're out and about in Corby:

Corby Boating Fishing Lake 

Corby Boating Lake was constructed in the early 70's. It is a lovely facility at the heart of the town. The lake can boast a wide range of geese, ducks, water fowl and residential swans. 

There are also herons, gulls and kingfishers that visit the lake along with a host of woodland and garden birds. With plenty of picnic areas and peaceful walks around the fishing lake, Corby boating lake is a great way to while away an afternoon. 

Further information can be found on their website and social media platforms below.

North Northamptonshire Council Website

Corby Boating Lake Facebook

Cheeky Monkees

Firmly established as Corby's premier indoor soft play area and party zone, Cheeky Monkees is perfect for your little ones to burn off some excess energy!

Packed full of fun for all ages, there's soft play for babies, toddlers up to the age of 4, and for older kids a fantastic 3 storey play area.

For the bigger Monkees (!) there is a well-stocked coffee bar and selection of homemade cakes to choose from. 

Cheeky Monkees Website 

Cheeky Monkees Facebook 

Fermyn Woods Country Park

For another great budget-friendly family activity, why not take a wander to Fermyn Woods?

This lovely country park located in Corby just asks a modest car park fee, and you can enjoy the rest of the park to your heart's content with the kids. Take your wellies and enjoy great dog walks and the explore the Gruffalo trails. 

What's a country park without a nice cafe, though? Fear not, Skylark Cafe caters for everyone. From steaming hot chocolate to homemade roasted vegetable soup and tiffins, your walks will be fueled well with their beautiful food and drink. 

For more information, and to find out what's on at Fermyn Woods ahead of your visit, head to:

Fermyn Woods Website

Fermyn Woods Facebook

So there you have it... the top 5 latest things to do in Corby, you're spoiled for choice!

And don't forget, next time you're in and around Corby, do check out your nearest and dearest VR gaming centre - we'd love to see you! 

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