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Delapré Abbey reopens with a new exhibition and week of family fun celebrating its medieval past

Delapré Abbey reopens with a new exhibition and week of family fun celebrating its medieval past

Black death, a royal love story, and the bloody Battle of Northampton are all explored in a new permanent exhibition ...
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Family fun guaranteed this Half Term!

Family fun guaranteed this Half Term!

It can be a challenge to find a destination that offers something of interest to every member of the family, ...
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4 Great pub walks in the Nene Valley

4 Great pub walks in the Nene Valley

Winter in the Nene Valley is a time for exhilarating walks in the countryside rewarded with a visit to a ...
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Go Northamptonshire

Go Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire’s tourism body Britain’s Best Surprise has marked the end of lockdown restrictions by launching a campaign to showcase the ...
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Six Weeks of Summer at Nene Park

Six Weeks of Summer at Nene Park

Six weeks of summer activities at Nene Park From Friday 23 July, look out for some exciting activities and events ...
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Volunteering Programme at Chester House Estate

Volunteering Programme at Chester House Estate

Chester House Estate is partnering with The Nenescape Landscape Partnership Scheme to aid the development and daily operations of our growing ...
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You could be ‘walking on the moon’ at Peterborough Cathedral this summer

You could be ‘walking on the moon’ at Peterborough Cathedral this summer

Jetting away to the sun may be out of reach, but if you bring the family to Peterborough Cathedral this ...
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Kind of a Big Deal - Northampton Film Festival

Kind of a Big Deal – Northampton Film Festival

Now the programme is complete except for a few special guests we may sneak in! Read about it all below ...
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Facilities Reopening - Key Visitor Facts

Facilities Reopening – Key Visitor Facts

As we start to come out of lockdown, we are looking forward to reopening our various facilities in the Park ...
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Welcome back to our Visitor Centre and Gift Shop

Welcome back to our Visitor Centre and Gift Shop

After too many weeks with the doors closed, the Visitor Centre and Gift Shop in Ferry Meadows will re-open on ...
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Lakeside Activity Centre Approved at Planning Committee

Lakeside Activity Centre Approved at Planning Committee

Nene Park Trust’s plans to create an exciting indoor activity and climbing centre at Lakeside in Ferry Meadows have been ...
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Chester House Estate Plans Autumn Opening

Chester House Estate Plans Autumn Opening

Steeped in history dating back 10,000 years, the Chester House Estate will home The Northamptonshire Archaeological Resource Centre, a state-of-the-art ...
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Nene Park to stay open for new national lockdown

Nene Park to stay open for new national lockdown

Despite entering another national lockdown, we are pleased that Nene Park will continue to stay open for local residents to ...
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Nene Park launches NEW photography competitions for 2021!

Nene Park launches NEW photography competitions for 2021!

Following the unprecedented success of the monthly photography competitions run in 2020, Nene Park is excited to announce the launch ...
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New Podcast Episode w/ University of Northampton

New Podcast Episode w/ University of Northampton

This week’s edition of the Nene Valley Festival is now available in podcast directories for you to check out now! ...
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drone view over overton lake in ferry meadows

Nene Park to remain open during new lockdown

Following the Government’s latest announcement about the new national lockdown starting on Thursday 5 November we would like to clarify ...
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