Rushden Lakes has excellent road links from the M1 and the A45.
Sat Nav postcode: NN10 6AR which will take you towards Waitrose, then follow the signs to Rushden Lakes. There is free car parking available for visitors for up to five hours.
If you wish to contact Rushden Lakes by post the address is:
Centre Management Suite
An extensive bus service runs between Rushden Lakes and surrounding villages and towns. This includes a number of bus routes from Wellingborough, Kettering, Northampton, Earls Barton and surrounding areas. There is a service seven days a week with early morning and late night buses.
Full details of the Stagecoach Midlands bus routes, including all bus stops, bus times and ticket prices can be found here.
Kettering, Barton Seagrave, Burton Latimer, Finedon, Irthlingborough, Higham Ferrers, Rushden, Rushden Lakes
(from the north) – Kettering, Barton Seagrave, Burton Latimer, Finedon, Irthlingborough, Rushden Lakes, Rushden
(from the south) – Bedford, Clapham, Milton Ernest, Radwell, Sharnbrook, Rushden, Rushden Lakes
(from the south) – Northampton, Earls Barton, Great Doddington (X47), Wellingborough, Rushden Lakes
(from the north) – Raunds, Stanwick, Higham Ferrers, Rushden Lakes
Or why not grab the bus from University of Northampton. Visit here.
The closest railway station to Rushden Lakes is Wellingborough and the address is Midland Rd, Wellingborough NN8 1NA
Full details of the train times and routes can be found here via National Rail or here via Trainline.
Walking, cycling or Scooter
Why walk or cycle to Rushden Lakes? It’s free, you can stay as long as you like, and staying active also means you can enjoy more cake while you are here! There are some great routes that lead to Rushden Lakes, so you can enjoy the journey as much as the shopping.
Rushden Lakes has ample cycle racks located around site. There is also a step-free footbridge which links Rushden town centre directly to Rushden Lakes, avoiding the A45.
The East Northants Greenway is a walking and cycling route that links the towns of Rushden, Higham Ferrers and Irthlingborough. It utilises the former rail line between Crown Park in Rushden and the Ferrers Arts College, before continuing along quiet roads and shared use paths through the centre of Higham Ferrers. The final section runs from the north of Higham Ferrers across the Nene Valley to Irthlingborough, taking in some beautiful scenery in the Irthlingborough Lakes and Meadows Nature Reserve. See more
Use the excellent Cyclestreets.net route planning tool to find quiet and traffic-free routes to Rushden Lakes and beyond. See more
It’s also possible to walk from Wellingborough on traffic-free footpaths across the water meadows, although this is an unsurfaced path so is not currently suitable for buggies and wheelchairs, and walking boots are recommended.
Want to try affordable, fun, zero-emission travel to Rushden Lakes? Then read more about VOI E-Scooter Hire here.
For more information on cycle routes and walking trails which connect us to the local towns, villages, and out into the Nene Valley please visit Customer Services.
The Travelodge Wellingborough Rushden hotel sits at the edge of Rushden, close to the natural beauty of the River Nene and charming surrounding countryside. Rushden Lakes and Rushden town centre has plenty of shops and restaurants to explore.
All standard double rooms feature a comfy king size bed. Guests can enjoy a wide variety of food and drink choices within a short car journey of the hotel. Book here.
A45 Eastbound, Rushden,
Northamptonshire, NN10 6AP, United Kingdom
Sat Nav postcode: NN10 6AP
Tel: 08719 846115
Travelodge also has plenty of accommodation in Northampton and the surrounding area. Click here for more information.