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.

Beating the Bounds

Apr 25, 2017 - Apr 25, 2017 

Lyveden New Bield

Join a volunteer guide on a 2-mile walk around the boundaries at Lyveden. Help beat the bounds and gain a whole new perspective on this spectacular landscape.

Through the Eyes of an Artist - A Walk with a Difference

Apr 25, 2017 -

Ferry Meadows Country Park

10am – 12.30pm. Cost: £5 per person. Join Artist-in-Residence, Charron Pugsley-Hill, on a seasonal walk in the Park. Finish at Lakeside Kitchen & Bar for a drink, cake and a short creative session. This is not about being able to draw but about confidence with colour and exploring your creative side. All ages.

How to Read Water: An Evening with Tristan Gooley, The Natural Navigator.

Apr 28, 2017 -

St Peter’s Church, Oundle, PE8 4AL

7.45pm – 8.45pm. Tickets £8 (£6), £1 off early bird tickets bought before 21st April. Tristan set up his natural navigation school in 2008 and is the author of the award-winning and bestselling books, The Natural Navigator (2010), The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs (2014) and How to Read Water (2016), three of the world’s only books covering natural navigation. Tickets available from the Oundle Box Office, 4 New Street, Oundle. T: 01832 274734 or visit website for more details.

Dawn Chorus Early Morning River Paddle

Apr 29, 2017 - Apr 29, 2017 

Ditchford Lakes and Meadows Nature Reserve

Start at 6.15am. Before you leave for your canoe trip you will be taken on a Dawn Chorus walk around the Wildlife Trust’s idyllic waterside nature reserve at Ditchford Lakes & Meadows with wildlife experts helping you identify birds along the way through their early morning calls. Then, just around the corner at Ditchford Lock, you will go for your magical early morning paddle on the river, ending back at Ditchford around 10am

Nene Valley Railway Thomas Events

Apr 29, 2017 - May 1, 2017 

Wansford Station

Thomas and Travelling Post Office See website for details: Thomas pulls the travelling post office through the tunnel to Yarwell and back to demonstrate how mail-bags are unloaded and loaded without the train stopping! Great fun and shhh don't tell the children, educational too!

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