Watch the timelapse video showing the Boardwalk at Nene Park, a top destination for family walks! The boardwalk was created with funding from the National Heritage Lottery Fund through the Nenescape Landscape Partnership scheme and with the hard work and dedication of volunteers and Nene Park Trust staff.
Find out more about Nene Park by checking out our events calendar.
Recomennded by Dave from Northamptonshire Walks, Walk 122 Nassington Circular is a 7 mile walk around this historical village which has existed since at least Anglo Saxon times, when an Anglo Saxon hall was taken over by the Viking King, Cnut the Great, as one of his royal halls. Cnut is known to have visited after 1017, with his court including Aethelric the Bishop of Dorchester on Thames.
Barnwell Country Park is located in the heart of the Nene Valley and comprises of 37 acres of lakes, riverbank and meadows to explore. With three way marked waterside trails, well-stocked children’s play area, numerous picnic spots, a wealth of wildlife and facilities, Barnwell Country Park is a great place for a family day out.
Bring your smartphone or tablet to the Greenway in Rushden and discover some interesting characters from Rushden’s past, including the strong-minded suffragettes and the cracking story of an egg delivery lady. Download the All Aboard for Rushden app from your usual app store.
Find out about walking in Northamptonshire, including a selection of countryside leisure walking maps, short walking routes, learning about the array of benefits associated with walking and information about weekly Saturday morning parkruns. Read about walking on the Smart Move Northamptonshire website.
It’s almost impossible not to feel good when we’re walking outdoors – it’s a natural mood-booster! Ramblers Wellbeing Walks make it easier to start walking and stay active. And you’ll certainly never be short of good company.
Explore local towns and villages with the East Northamptonshire Greenway walking and cycling route. Find out more by downloading the ‘Boots and Bikes’ leaflet.