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

Irthlingborough Town Run

Adrian Oates

We are so excited to launch the very first Your Town 5k run in the great town of Irthlingborough NN9 Join the NN9 Community, connect offline and enjoy a local 5k run supporting a great local charity.  We would love you to run with us on Sunday 8th May 2022 at 9am. The inaugural Irthlingborough NN9  5k run/walk starts and … Read More

Time to Talk

Adrian Oates

Colleagues from Clarke-Drain ltd are walking and talking and raising money for the Charity Mind. Everyone welcome to join them to raise awareness and much needed funds.

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

Families with SEN Children

Adrian Oates

These sessions provide opportunity for families to relax and ‘just be’ in a nurturing environment where people are on hand to support, not judge their child/children. The tranquility of the woodland helps calm the emotions of both children and parents very effectively. Due to Covid we will be running with small groups, so don’t delay reserving your places or you … Read More

Easter Egg Hunts at Lyveden

Adrian Oates

Make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family. The trail takes place between 15-18 April 2022, from 10.00 to 16.00, so come along and explore the beautiful parkland of Lyveden. The price of the trail is £3 per child and includes a trail map, pencil and a chocolate egg at the end.