• Car Park Annual Pass

    Did you know it is possible to buy an annual pass for the car park at Barnwell Country Park?  Find out how here.  It costs £36, or £49 for a pass that will cover all five Country Parks (Barnwell, Fermyn Woods, Irchester, Sywell and Brixworth).

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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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  • North Lake Path Progress Report

    Many thanks to everyone who contributed a grand total of £7,000 towards eliminating the sea of mud that forms instead of a path around North Lake as soon as winter begins.  Your marvellous generosity has kick started these works and more, to refresh other pathways in the park too.  Another £13,000 has been put into the […]

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  • Hallowe’en

    Check out our our latest invitation (see “Events”) to kids in the Park in the week before Hallowe’en.  Pumpkins provided, all you need to bring is a suitably scary creative concept, carving ability and parental supervision.  Enjoy!

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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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  • Black Swan

    We have a new seasonal visitor.  She is a 3.9 metre black swan currently making herself comfortable at the Lowlands bird hide, on the edge of Mill Lake Park. Created by Kenny Hunter, our black swan is part of Fermynwoods Contemporary Art’s Beyond Seven Mountains exhibition. Black Swan was commissioned for the Blickachsen exhibition in […]

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  • Wow – A Great Day at Music in the Park

    Sunday, July 17th. provided sun and entertainment at Barnwell Country Park as four local brass bands performed individually and together in a Massed Band performance at the end of the day. The events were recorded and are now available on YouTube Slideshow. We are most grateful to our master photographer and compiler, Douglas Butler. With […]

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  • Music in the Park 2016 – Bands Announced

    The countdown to Music in the Park 2016 has begun. On Sunday 17th July from 11am you are invited to come and listen to four brass bands, various other musical performers as well as enjoying the BBQ, Beer Tent, Bouncy Castle and Stalls. Raunds Temperance Brass Band Stamford Town Brass Band Thrapston Town Band Yarwell […]

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  • Waitrose Community Matters Token Success

    As many of you know, Friends of Barnwell Country Park were given the opportunity by Waitrose Oundle to enter the monthly Green Token appeal during February. We have been told that we raised £647! This is a great outcome. Thank you all for supporting our appeal and showing how much you care for the Park. […]

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  • Waitrose Green Tokens for February

    The Friends are participating in the Waitrose Green Token – Community Matters scheme. For the month of February, please support our Green Token appeal at Waitrose Oundle. This is a hugely important source of funds for the Friends.

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