Let the little ones run wild!

Do your kids have loads of energy to burn? Are they climbing the walls at home? Did you know soft play provides a safe and hugely exciting place for the kids to burn off that excess energy. Bring them along to explore the area, meet new friends, and have fun, and learn while they play! 

Our new opening hours are from 10am until 7pm, Mondays to Sundays.

Session times are as follows:

Session 1:- 10:15 - 11:45 
Session 2:- 12:15 - 13:45 
Session 3:- 14:15 - 15:45 
Session 4:- 16:15 - 17:45 

To ensure you and our staff remain safe, we have introduced a range of new health and safety measures that will seek to reduce risk associated with presence of COVID-19 and are in line with government advice:

Masks should be worn by anyone aged 11 years old and over.

Hand Sanitiser should be used upon entry & exit.

Capacity has been reduced to 40% (adults & children), per play session.

All adult entrants are charged at £2 per person.

A maximum of 2 accompanying adults are permitted per booking. 

Play sessions are pre-bookable and set at designated timeslots for up to 60 minutes of play.

Soft Play will close after each play session for a full clean of the area.

Tables and chairs must not be moved from their assigned position. Only members from the same household/booking should sit together.

Social distancing must be observed at all times and the one way entry/exit routes adhered to.

The ball pits and movable blocks have temporarily been removed as per guidance from BALPPA. 




And for that little bit of extra fun!

The fun never stops at Namco Funscape! Why not involve your friends and host your next party with us?

Fancy a night out with friends?
We offer a variety of packages to suit all pockets when it comes to a night out for the grown-ups.

Find out more

Teddy Mountain Birthday Parties
We’re now offering Teddy Mountain Birthday Parties, a great party activity plus a Teddy for every child.

Find out more

Looking for a fun kids birthday?
Namco Funscape Braintree put on the best parties around, at great value prices.

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Food & drink at Braintree

After all that fun with Soft Play, an appetite will definitely have been worked up! Why not dig into some of the great food and drink on offer here.

Everything from quick snacks, to full meals. Even the pickiest eater will be satisfied!

Take a leap with Clip ‘n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb is an action packed climbing activity for anyone aged 4 and over. There are a range of different climbing challenges including Speed Climb, Lightening Crack and Cornered. A great challenge for kids of any age!

More at Namco Funscape Braintree



Chase The Ghost

Ping Pong


Ten Pin Bowling is Fun for all

NAMCO Funscape bowling - perfect for all occasions, family, friends, parties, events.

Let the good times roll at NAMCO Funscape, Bowling, fun and games, plus lots more!

Bowling Opening Times from 10am until 8pm 


Enjoy all your favourite entertainment and games!

Shoot’em-ups, Racecar simulators, cuddly toy claw cranes – NAMCO Braintree is packed with the most advanced and cherished video and arcade games. 

We  sell video game Nam Tokens for just £1 – ask for special bulk-buy offers. Many of our machines also give out tickets for the prize shop, with a fantastic range of prizes, from key rings to games consoles. And you can win prize tickets on bowling too.

Chase The Ghost

Take part in our rebranded gaming ghost hunt. Simply choose your favourite arcade game to get started; any machine displaying the Chase the Ghost sticker is included in the challenge.

Keep playing until you find a character card and collect them all to win 500 tickets. Pac-Man, Pinky, Clyde, Inky and Blinky are up for grabs. Remember to collect the full set of character cards to win. All character cards valued at 20 tickets, except Blinky cards which are valued at 100 tickets.

Ready for a challenge? 

Ping Pong

Test your skills at NAMCO Funscape

People up and down the land are rediscovering the intense, exciting and exhilarating mega-fun to be had with ping pong.

From just £5 per 30 min game, why not challenge your colleagues to a ping pong tournament? Whether it fun with friends, family or colleagues, it's great fun. Speak to NAMCO Braintree's sales manager to find out how we can help with your next corporate event.

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