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 opening hours are from 10:15am until 5:45pm, 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

Additional adults are charged at £2.

A maximum of 2 accompanying adults are permitted per booking. 

Play sessions are pre-bookable and set at designated time slots for up to 90 minutes of play.



Click here to read the Pac-Man Play soft play rules of play

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.

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

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Clip 'n Climb Party
Looking for a fun-packed party with a difference - Clip 'n Climb is perfect for you!

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PAC-MAN Play Soft Play Party
Throw the perfect party for your little ones!

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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 at Clyde's Café.

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 from two years 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!

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Clyde's Café

Soft Play




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 11pm

Click here to check out our walk-through virtual tour

Clyde's Café

A Whole New Level of Café

Serving hot & cold snacks, shakes and thirst quenchers. At Braintree Clyde's Café, we offer a variety of food and drink options - there's something for everyone.

Open everyday from 10am until late.

PAC-MAN Play Soft Play

Want to relax while the little ones play? Visit our indoor soft play area

Our fun soft play area at NAMCO Funscape Braintree is a special mega-fun zone where little ones up to 11 years old can run around and have loads of fun in a safe and secure indoor environment, while mums and dads sit back and relax. Entry to the soft play area is just £4.95.

We also hold very popular children’s birthday parties. To book, please call our party planner team on 01376 569 069.


Enjoy all your favourite entertainment and games!

Shoot’em-ups, Race car simulators, cuddly toy claw cranes – NAMCO Funscape 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.


Get potting with NAMCO Funscape’s American pool tables

Perfect for a relaxing time out, or for competing with friends and colleagues, we have full-size American pool tables. 

Please note, all venues offer American-size, but there is also a small selection of British-size pool tables in selected venues.

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