• Newsletter Winter 2017

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  • The North Lake Path

    Everyone has been enjoying our marvellous new path for months now, but we still haven’t officially declared it open.  That will be put right in a small ceremony on Sunday 17 September (same day as the Kingfisher Food Festival) when we will take the opportunity to give special thanks to everyone who helped to make […]

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  • Volunteers needed at weekends

    We will be starting regular public volunteer days at the weekends over the Autumn and Winter 2017. The first will be on Saturday 30 September when the Rangers hope to get lots of people to help rake the hay meadow (into wind rows) while we have the equipment on site to cut it. We then […]

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  • Follow the yellow (grass) road

    The Rangers are actively managing the West Meadow, over by the North Lake Path, as a wildflower meadow.  Short open patches provide areas for new seeds to establish more easily.  Next time you are taking a stroll in the Park, follow the wiggly path.  It’s fun and it helps create a more diverse habitat because a […]

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  • Advance notice: Summer 2017 dates for your diary

    Saturday 17 June: a sausage and cider day in the park with live bands Sunday 16 July: Music in the Park, a day out for all the family, our annual Friends big event, not to be missed Sunday 17 September:  NEW The Kingfisher Food Festival More details in due course, keep an eye on this […]

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  • Wild Sleep Out

    Interest is building up, book your places now for the first ever Barnwell Country Park wild sleep out on Friday 30 June.

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  • Autumn Newsletter

    The latest Autumn 2016 Friends Newsletter is available to view for Friends and interested parties.There are updates on all of the current and planned projects as well as some interesting features including a profile on Georgie, new member of the Park Ranger Team. Please visit the Newsletter page on this website to take a look […]

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  • Photography Competition Winners

    Congratulations to the winners in our first Friends photography competition, held in October 2016.  These four photographs will be printed as postcards and sold, at a modest price, contributing to the funds that we put to use for the good of the Park and its visitors. Many thanks to everyone who contributed. Misty lakescape by Martin Stansfield Blue […]

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  • Photography Competition is Open (and free to enter)

    Next time you come to the Park, bring your camera, or use your phone, and take a few pictures.  Then pick the best one and send it in.  Get the kids to have a go too.  Every visitor to Barnwell Country Park, of any age, is invited to go in for our photography competition. The only rule […]

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  • Early Warning: Friends Photography Competition

    If you are a Friend of Barnwell Country Park, please look out for our next mailing. We will be inviting you to compete in a photography competition.  Winning entries will feature on brand new postcards for the Park and on a calendar for 2018.  All Friends are eligible to join in this activity. If you […]

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