Nene Wetlands Nature Journaling with Make and Do Crafts

Adrian Oates

Join us in the stunning location of the Wildlife Trust’s Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre and have a look at winter landscapes in a more abstract way using mixed media, all under the guidance of Liz and Diane from Make and Do Crafts. Suitable for Adults, Beginners

Bat Walk

Adrian Oates

Join our park rangers for an informative presentation on bats. Follow this with a walk in the park and using bat detectors try to spot and identify the bats that call Ferry Meadows home. Suitable for: 10yrs + Meeting point: Discovery Den Cost: £8pp

BRoW4 Family Fun Fest

Adrian Oates

BRoW4 is a non-charity fundraising group that supports charities who receive no Government or National Lottery funding. 2022 is the 8th year that BRoW4 have held fundraising activities and events for the UK’s air ambulances and this is a fantastic family day out that raises much needed funds for them. We will be having stalls selling all sorts of items, children’s … Read More

Guided walk with a Ranger

Adrian Oates

Join one of our Rangers; Ian for a 6 mile walk around Ferry Meadows and the surrounding area. Ian will highlight various points of interest along the way and you can ask any questions about the park and it’s history. Gain confidence walking in the rural estate and find new routes you may not have explored before. Suitable for: 12yrs + … Read More

Nene Wetlands Wildlife Wander

Adrian Oates

Join one of our knowledgeable volunteers and explore our biggest Northamptonshire nature reserve, the Nene Wetlands. The walk may include (weather permitting) a visit to Wilson’s Pits, a stunning area of lakes, meadows and reed beds which is usually inaccessible to the public to protect its sensitive wildlife inhabitants. Binoculars will be available to borrow for the duration of the … Read More

Meeting Magical Mammals and Marvellous Minibeasts

Adrian Oates

Join a ranger for a short walk discovering the small mammals that live in the Park. We will hopefully get to see voles, mice and shrews as well as talk about their habitat, diet and identifying features. Then we will have a look at the even smaller creatures that make their home at Ferry Meadows on a bug hunt. Suitable for ages: 5yrs+, … Read More

Holiday Trail

Adrian Oates

Complete a trail around Ferry Meadows and claim a prize at the end! Collect a trail sheet from the Visitor Centre and then hunt for questions as you walk around Ferry Meadows. Return to the Visitor Centre to claim your prize. Available every day during the Easter School Holidays from 10am – 4:00pm. £1 per sheet. No need to book; … Read More

River to Rail Guided Walk

Adrian Oates

Join one of our rangers: Matt to walk the Nene Way from Ferry Meadows to Wansford railway station. You will take in the key sites and sounds of Ferry Meadows before walking out to the Park’s peaceful Rural Estate joining the Nene Way to Wansford NVR station with time to have lunch, look around the station before heading back to … Read More

Waendel Walk 2022

Adrian Oates

The International Waendel Walk is returning to Wellingborough from Friday 13 to Sunday 15 May 2022. The International Waendel Walk is an annual event. Whether this is your first or 41st Waendel Walk there will be something for you. Various walk distances, plus entertainment onsite at the Castle Theatre, Wellingborough everyday. Friday costs Friendship walk: £1 Saturday and Sunday costs One day … Read More

Guided Walk with a Ranger

Adrian Oates

Join one of our Rangers; Ian for a 6 mile walk around Ferry Meadows and the surrounding area. Ian will highlight various points of interest along the way and you can ask any questions about the park and it’s history. Gain confidence walking in the rural estate and find new routes you may not have explored before. Suitable for: 12yrs + … Read More