Daily Free Stay and Play

Outdoor Stay and Play 

Our exciting, incredible and thoroughly enjoyable under five stay and play is back for autumn weekday mornings Tuesday - Friday. We have amended some of the Covid rules we had in place so please do familiarise yourself before attending.

The welfare of families, staff and volunteers is our top priority, so we kindly ask that all families adhere to the safety measures we have implemented, so that we can ensure the safest experience possible for everyone.

We recommend that you read this information carefully to understand everything you need to know before you visit, what to expect when you visit and how to book.

Find out more about your new outdoor stay and play and how we are working hard to keep everybody safe:

Gaining Entry?

Guarantee your space by booking online - but also families can just come without booking.

Opening times

Tuesday to Friday 10am – 12pm term time only.

Who can visit

Individual households – a household will consist of adults and children under five who are from the same household or family. This does not include professional childcare providers. 


Please let us know the day before if you can't attend or as soon as you can.

Your arrival

Please do be patient with us as we take your whole households temperature and check you in. If anyone in your household has a temperature higher than 37.8 degrees Celsius you will not be admitted.

By entering our premises and signing in you are confirming your whole household has not had any signs or symptoms of Covid in the last five days.

Our facilities

  • Toilets are available inside and a strict one household, one way system is in place. This will mean when one person needs to go, the whole household needs to go with them.
  • Baby changing facilities will be available in the toilets.
  • We will ask you to wipe toilet, basin, changing tray and door handle after use with the wipes provided.
  • The tuckshop is closed and food and snacks are prohibited, with the exceptions of breast and bottle.
  • Indoors will be open with a strict 10 household/ adult limit

Staying safe

  • Face coverings for adults are mandatory in the building.
  • We’ve added additional signage to remind staff, families and volunteers of social distancing and handwashing guidelines.
  • Additional hand sanitiser points have been implemented around the play area and adults will be responsible for children hand sanitising between using each new play equipment or undertaking new activities..
  • Regular cleaning will be carried out of toys and equipment and we ask the children do not bring toys (including scooters and bikes) into the grounds.
  • Please do not visit if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have any underlying health conditions that may put you at risk. If you are vulnerable in any way, it is your responsibility to make the right choice for yourself and others around you. Please follow the advice given at https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Navigating the Big Red Bus Club

  • There will be a one way route through the building to access toilets.
  • Please keep an eye on the floor for spaces to wait before entering the pinch points of the gate, toilets and hand sanitiser stations.

The guidelines are changing on a regular basis and we are following them closely and will keep working hard to react to any changes as quickly as we can.

Booking 3 EASY STEPS

1 Read these information above - if you need help or to clarify anything email us [email protected] 

2 Preregister your household contact details https://www.thebigredbusclub.com/outdoor_stay_and_play

If you can also print out and bring along the signed paper registration and rules of the club on your first visit that would be great. But don’t worry, we have spares when you arrive. Paper user form (word) >>

3  Online booking on https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/stay-and-play-tickets-170135460743

Throughout booking, signing up and signing into the club you will repeatedly be asked for your contact data and personal details our Privacy Policy can be found here https://www.thebigredbusclub.com/privacy