• 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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  • dementia health walks

    A new and special walk begins on Friday 25 May 2018 and will take place on the last Friday of every month from now on. Click on the link below to see the details.

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  • Newsletter for Spring 2018

    It’s Spring at last and here is the latest newsletter. Please read on to find out about the events planned for this Summer, our ambitious plans for the future, and the exciting conservation work being done by the River Nene Regional Park team. To download the newsletter please scroll down to the link.  

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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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  • Big Birdwatch January 2018: How to join in

    It’s the annual big garden bird watch this weekend 27 – 29 January 2018.  Did you know you can do it at the Country Park too?   Help the RSPB by counting the birds you see from the bird hides this weekend.  Watch and count for one hour. Do you reckon the house sparrow will come […]

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  • Kingfisher Café opening hours

    In the Winter the café is open every day, from 10am to 4pm.  Yes, that’s Sundays too, seven days a week.  Get in there and get warmed up.

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  • Look after your feathered friends

    It’s National Nestbox Week.  Why not take care of your garden love birds this Valentine’s Day? Come in to the Barnwell Country Park Visitor Centre where you can make your very own nest box and bird feeder to take home. Wednesday 14 February. Price £5 per box. Pre-booking essential. Suitable for ages 8+ Children to […]

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  • Love Bird Trail

    Look out for lots of different birds along the trail and see if you can work out which are the true love birds and which are the phonies. Runs from Saturday 10 to Sunday 18 February. Quiz sheets available from the Visitor Centre. 10am-4pm £1 recommended donation Includes a small prize.

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