• Next sleepout: Stargazing on 31 August 2019

    Don’t miss the next microadventure, star gazing on Saturday 31 August, with the Peterborough Astronomical Society and their telescopes there to show us around the night sky.  Starts at 6pm. For the details and to book, please contact Claire Faulkner on 07951 128903 or clairemfaulkner@me.com  

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  • Report from the Nature Sleepout June 2019

    A micro-adventure is fun, exciting, challenging, refreshing and rewarding.  A real escape to wilderness, simplicity and the great outdoors.  It’s also short, simple, local, cheap.  Barnwell Country Park Nature Sleep Out is just such a micro-adventure.  Here’s what happened this year, read on … 75 brave adventurers, of all ages, arrived at 3pm ready for […]

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  • It’s half term

    Don’t miss these activities for kids in the park this week.   Sat 16th – Sun 24th 10.00 – 16.00 Spring Quiz Trail Collect a quiz sheet from the Kingfisher Café for a fun, self-led quiz trail around the park.  Return to the café to check your answers and collect your prize. Tue 19th 11.00 […]

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  • Midsummer Sleepout Saturday 30 June

    Now the weather has finally improved, get ready for the 2018 Midsummer Nature Sleepout. To book, contact Claire Faulkner – 07951 128903 or clairemfaulkner@me.com

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  • Nature walks with Carol – from your armchair

    We recommend Carol’s website – read the details for a link to her walk around Barnwell Country Park where she spotted mandarin ducks mating (here’s hoping for very cute mandarin chicks soon –  and don’t miss the link to the section where she gives an insight into how she takes great photographs of birds and animals.

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  • Easter Activities 2018: Quiz Trail; Egg Hunt; XPlorer; Crafts

    Signs of Spring Quiz Trail Feel the joys of spring whilst exploring the park. Friday 30th March – Sunday 15th April 10am-4pm Pick up a trail sheet from the Kingfisher Café ; £2 per sheet Includes a small prize Easter Egg Hunt Run, skip or hop around the park looking for Easter eggs, can you find […]

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  • Report from the recent Sleepout Microadventure

    On Saturday 30 June 2017 approximately 30 inexperienced Micro-Adventurers took part in a Bivvy Night. The adventurers slept in green survival bags which are usually used in dangerous rescue operations. Participants arrived at Barnwell Park at 6pm and were taken through a brief by the organiser Claire Faulkner. Following the safety instructions, Richard Chandler, a […]

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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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  • 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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