Walking

The Nene Valley is a great destination for walking enthusiasts. Enjoy a selection of guided walks or browse through our walking leaflets and enjoy our unspoilt countryside at your own pace.

Guided Walk - Great Houghton

Sep 15, 2018 - Sep 15, 2018

Becket's Park

Start point is the Pavilion in Becket’s Park. No need to book. Enjoy a 6.2m walk from Becket's Park to Great Houghton and back commencing at 1.30pm prompt. Sensible clothing/footwear appropriate for the weather. No need to book. T: 01832 742064.

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Guided River Walks

Sep 16, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018

Thrapston

10am and 1:30pm. Free event but requires booking. With support from the National Lottery we are pleased to invite you to one of two guided walks. Our local expert from Thrapston Heritage will provide a background to the history and importance of the River Nene to the town of Thrapston. The morning walk is aimed at families, with a longer walk planned in the afternoon. Refreshments will be provided at the end of the walk. Thrapston, Northamptonshire. Meeting place TBC. T: 01832 734673 www.thrapstontowncouncil.gov.uk

Nene Valley Guided Walk

Sep 16, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018

Meet at Woodford Green, Woodford

Enjoy a gentle 2.5 miles walk with panoramic views of the Nene Valley and at least 8 church spires! The route will present walkers with two different views of the Nene Valley. Meet on The Green, Woodford (near War Memorial). 2pm. Approx. 2 hours. Free. Sensible clothing advised. Walk will be on even ground. Booking essential. T: 01833 742064.

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Rushden's Historic Histories

Sep 16, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018

Greenway

11am - 3pm. Bring your phone and have a walk along the Greenway to find out more about Rushden’s hidden histories with an exciting new app. Rushden Greenway (between Rushden Transport Museum and Railway and Waitrose). Free event www.nenescape.org

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Nordic Walking - Free Taster Session

Sep 17, 2018 - Sep 17, 2018

Stanwick Lakes

Nordic Walking is brilliant for you to become healthier and more toned, whilst having fun walking in the great outdoors with a group of like-minded individuals. Taster Sessions are held at Stanwick Lakes, they last for 45 minutes and will leave you energised and keen to book more! To book your FREE taster session, or for more information please contact Fiona Fiander on 07763 353097.

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Health Walk

Sep 18, 2018 - Sep 18, 2018

Stanwick Lakes

Free. 10am. Car parking charge applies. Enjoy a leisurely 45 minute stroll around Stanwick Lakes.

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Wellingborough Museum - History Walk

Sep 18, 2018 - Sep 18, 2018

Wellingborough Museum

11am - 1pm. Visit the site of the old zoopark which closed in 1970, and see where the monks ruled the town and where the great fire of Wellingborough started. Free. Booking advisable but not essential. T: 01933 276838 E: wellingboroughmuseum@msn.com

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Ramble from River to Rail

Sep 19, 2018 - Sep 19, 2018

Ferry Meadows Country Park

9.30am - 3pm. £4pp return train fare. 8years+ Car parking charges applies. Enjoy a gentle stroll along the River Nene to Wansford where there will be time to look around the NVR station before returning to Ferry Meadows by train. T: 01733 234193 or visit website for details and to book.

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Nassington Guided Walk

Sep 20, 2018 - Sep 20, 2018

Black Horse Pub

Enjoy a 4.5 mile guided walk around the nature reserve of Yarwell and Nassington. Meet at the Black Horse Pub. 10.30am – 12.30pm. Free event. T: 01832 742064 www.nenevalley.net/festival-home/whats-on/history

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Health Walk

Sep 20, 2018 - Sep 20, 2018

Stanwick Lakes

10am – 11am. Free. Car parking charge applies.Meet outside the visitor centre and join in with a regular health walk of approximately 45 minutes. T: 01933 625522 www.stanwicklakes.org..uk

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Wellingborogh Museum - History Walk

Sep 20, 2018 - Sep 20, 2018

Wellingborough Museum

11am - 1pm. Revisit the historic shops which used to be in the town centre, Wellingborough’s market and the parish church. Free. Booking advisable but not essential. T: 01933 276838 E: wellingboroughmuseum@msn.com

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Guided Walk with a Ranger

Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 21, 2018

Ferry Meadows Country Park

1pm – 3.30pm. £2. 10years+ Car parking charges applies. Join Ranger Ian Lowe for a guided walk around Ferry Meadows, pointing out areas of interest along the 4 mile walk. T: 01733 234193 or visit website for details.

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Blue Badge Guided Walk of Ecton

Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 21, 2018

Ecton

2.15pm start. Free event. A favoured spot, blacksmiths and bells, litotes and literacy, pews, Palmers and presidents. Walk will last from 1.5 - 2 hours. Booking essential. Tel: 01832 742064.

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Guided Walk with a Ranger

Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 21, 2018

Ferry Meadows Country Park

1pm – 3.30pm, £2. 10years+. Car parking charges applies. Join Ranger Ian Lowe for a guided walk around Ferry Meadows, pointing out areas of interest along the 4 mile walk. T: 01733 234193 www.neneparktrust.org.uk

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Walking for Health

Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 21, 2018

Rushden Hall Park

The Walking for Health scheme forms part of an Active Communities Programme where the aim is to help people become more active, more often throughout East Northamptonshire. Enjoy friendly and inclusive walks that are free to join and within easy reach of where you live. The walks are run by volunteer Health Walk Leaders and often involve a chance for refreshments and a chat after the walk. Meet at 10am at Rushden Hall, Hall Park, Rushden, NN10 9NG. Free walk starts at 10am. www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/walkfinder/east-northamptonshire-council-active-communities

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Walking for Health

Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 21, 2018

Black Horse Pub, Nassington

The Walking for Health scheme forms part of an Active Communities Programme where the aim is to help people become more active, more often throughout East Northamptonshire. Enjoy friendly and inclusive walks that are free to join and within easy reach of where you live. The walks are run by volunteer Health Walk Leaders and often involve a chance for refreshments and a chat after the walk. Free walk starts at 11am.

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Ironstone to Wildlife Walk

Sep 22, 2018 - Sep 22, 2018

Irchester Country Park

10am start. Discover Irchester Country Park’s fascinating history and how it has been transformed from ironstone quarry into a wonderful wildlife haven. Join the Ranger on a 2.5 mile guided walk. Meet outside the Ranger’s Office. Booking essential. T: 0300 1265934.

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