Discover the Wonder

This Christmas discover the wonder of Rushden Lakes and all we have to offer when it comes to finding the perfect Christmas present. The shopping centre is home to everything you’ll need when it comes to the festive season, from family fun activities, festive dining, celebrations and of course, Christmas shopping! The calendar is full of activities and events to help you get into the spirit with competitions, workshops and limited edition menus. 

Don’t get in a flap and start your Christmas shopping all in one easy location. Our stores offer present ideas for all of your friends and family from designer brands to your high street favourites plus plenty of stocking fillers to meet every interest and hobby. M&S will be on hand to help those party buffets go off in style and stores like Flying Tiger, Frasers, Next and Mooch are here to bring the decorations to life in your home.

If you’re the party planner of your group, then the festive menus are always a brilliant excuse to get together. Bill’s is offering beautiful private dining domes to kick off the season. And, you’ll also experience the festive vibes at restaurants such as Pizza Express, TGI Fridays, Wildwood and Wagamama just to name a few. You’ll also be able to indulge in a warming coffee or hot chocolate at one of our many cafes and coffee shops to keep your energy up as you enjoy our shopping centre. 

When you need to warm up, our leisure terrace is also home to some brilliant family fun entertainment such as Cineworld, Paradise Island Adventure Golf, Flip Out, Rock Up, and 360 Play. At Cineworld you’ll be able to enjoy a lineup of festive films including classics such as The Holiday, Love Actually, Elf and Die Hard. There are also three big new releases this December, Hunger Games: Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, Aqua-man and Wonka. Gift vouchers for our leisure activities make a brilliant gift for families and friends too. 

We can’t forget that it’s party season and you can get all glammed up in one place here at Rushden Lakes. From new outfits with plenty of sparkle at River Island, Next, Frasers, M&S and H&M to your full fluttery lashes, bouncy blow dries and nails, we have it all. BrowWow is on hand to take on all your brow, lash, hair and nail appointments and Superdrug’s beauty studio is the perfect place to stop by for your on-the-go treatments with a full hair and beauty studio to help with those Christmas party up-do’s and manicures. 

There’s so much happening at Rushden Lakes this Christmas, with plenty of workshops from The Wildlife Trust where you can learn how to make some brilliant sustainable items and presents as well as The Lakes Kids Club where workshops are on to build your crafts and letters to Santa. Don’t forget to look out for Gilbert the Gingerbread Man who will be roaming Rushden Lakes, posing for pictures and gifting delicious gingerbread from Friday 8th December from 2pm and Saturday 23rd December from 10am. Keep an eye on our social media for updates and more information on what’s on and where to go! 

So with five hours free parking, late-night shopping and a whole day’s worth of entertainment on hand, we can’t wait to welcome you into our shopping centre this Christmas. We offer free mobility scooter hire so everyone can enjoy the space plus we’ll be welcoming local businesses this Christmas at our community sheds so there’s even more to discover amongst our big-name brand names. Come and Discover the Wonder of Rushden Lakes. 

Post expires at 9:05am on Sunday December 31st, 2023