WE ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED!
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 11.15pm until 18.15pm, Monday to Sunday.
The admission price is £5.95 per child and this includes one adult.
Additional adults and children under 12 months is £2 each.
Toddler Morning is £5.95 which includes a small hot drink and kids Juice.
Toddler morning is Monday - Thursday term time only.
Session times are as follows
With 15 slots per session with max of 30 children and max of 2 parents.
Pre booking is advisable due to the limited availability.
Full payment is required at the time of booking.
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.
Looking for a fun kids birthday?
We offer parties for both children and teens, where they can enjoy games of bowling and tasty food, plus some great surprise gifts.
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Food & drink at Gateshead
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!
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Chase The Ghost
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?
You’ll love our Dodgem cars.
Our Namco Funscape venue in Gateshead’s Metrocentre has exhilarating dodgem tracks – the fastest in Europe. Experience our thrilling turbo bumper cars for only £3 per ride.
Maximum two people per car. Subject to a minimum height restriction. Seat belts must be worn while inside the cars.
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. You can play pool at Gateshead's Metrocentre from just £1.00 per game!
Please note, all venues offer American-size, but there is also a small selection of British-size pool tables in selected venues.
Want to relax while the little ones play? Visit our indoor soft play area
Our fun softplay area at NAMCO Metrocentre is a special mega-fun zone where little ones up to eight 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 £5.95.
We also hold very popular children’s birthday parties.To book, please call our party planner team on 0191 406 1066.
Enjoy all your favourite entertainment and games!
Shoot’em-ups, Racecar simulators, cuddly toy claw cranes – NAMCO Gateshead 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.
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!
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