• 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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  • Easter Activities in April

      Sat 6th – Tue 23rd 10.00 – 16.00 Easter Quiz Trail Collect a quiz sheets 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.  £2 per quiz, including prize.  Normal car parking charges apply.   Fri 12th 10.30 […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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