Dates for your diary

Outdoor events, theatre productions and family days out are aplenty whilst our country parks and outdoor attractions offer regular activities and talks including those suitable for corporate functions, children or adult learners. Check our listings here.

Summer trail

Jul 20, 2017 - Sep 3, 2017 

Ferry Meadows Country Park

10am - 2.30pm. 50p. Collect a trail sheet on the theme of rabbits from the visitor centre and then hunt for clues as you walk around Ferry Meadows. Return to the visitor centre to claim your prize.

Little Grey Men's Children's Trail

Jul 24, 2017 - Sep 3, 2017 

Lyveden New Bield

11am - 4pm. Inspired by the characters and stories of local Northamptonshire author 'BB', the summer trail joins the gnomes on a new adventure. Explore the woods and moats and follow the story as the Little Grey Men journey down the bright stream. £1 per trail in addition to normal admission charge.

Wild Wednesdays at Lyveden

Jul 26, 2017 - Aug 30, 2017 

Lyveden New Bield

Every Wednesday. Get involved with hands on activities for all ages including pond dipping in the moats, counting butterflies in the long grass or graffiti hunting around the garden lodge. Activities vary from week to week. Check out website.

Nene Valley Railway Steaming Days

Jul 31, 2017 - Sep 1, 2017 

Nene Valley Railway

From now until the end of August the Railway will be offering services on Wednesdays and Thursdays as well as all weekend.Trains will depart from the Wansford station at 10am 11.45, 1.30 and 3.15pm but can also be picked up at any of the other NVR stations, Yarwell, Ferry Meadows, Orton Mere and Peterborough. A family ticket which covers Two adults and Three children is £40 and with this you can ride all day.

Anchors Away

Aug 17, 2017 - Aug 17, 2017 

Abington Park Museum

1pm - 3pm. Join £5 per child. Can you sail your own model boat? Join Abington Park Model Yacht Club to learn how to sail your very own model yacht.