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 go at experimenting with collage, all under the guidance of Liz and Diane from Make and Do Crafts. We’ll be having fun with fungi and experimenting with collage. Booking essential All materials and refreshments included. Price £30

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

Early Bird Wildlife Eco Boat trips

Adrian Oates

Wyndham’s near silent-motor means that she is the ideal craft for wildlife watching.  Before the city wakes up properly and all the visitors arrive, the wildlife can be more active as they look for breakfast. Join us on this early morning trip around Overton Lake and along the River Nene where swans, geese and other water fowl will glide alongside … Read More

Twilight Wildlife Eco Boat Trips

Adrian Oates

Wyndham’s near silent-motor means that she is the ideal craft for wildlife watching.  When the visitors leave, and the daylight begins to fade, the wildlife can become more active. Join us on a twilight trip around Overton Lake and along the River Nene where swans, geese and other water fowl will glide alongside the boat with you.  We cannot guarantee … Read More

Bat Paddle with Canoe2

Adrian Oates

Canoes will depart Canoe2’s base at Rushden Lakes. After a peaceful early evening paddle on the River Nene you will be met back at Rushden Lakes by your Wildlife Trust experts just as the bats are starting to come out. You’ll then be taken on a guided walk of the Nature Reserve as dusk settles. Everyone will have the opportunity … Read More

Bat Paddle with Canoe2

Adrian Oates

Canoes will depart Canoe2’s base at Rushden Lakes. After a peaceful early evening paddle on the River Nene you will be met back at Rushden Lakes by your Wildlife Trust experts just as the bats are starting to come out. You’ll then be taken on a guided walk of the Nature Reserve as dusk settles. Everyone will have the opportunity … Read More

Wildlife Eco Boat Trips

Adrian Oates

Wyndham’s near silent-motor means that she is the ideal craft for wildlife watching.  Join us on a trip around Overton Lake and along the River Nene where swans, geese and other water fowl will glide alongside the boat with you.  We cannot guarantee what you will see but wildlife highlights may include Herons, Kingfishers and the elusive Otter! Trips last … Read More

Pond Dipping (Drop In Session)

Adrian Oates

Come along to our drop in session and spend some time pond dipping and identifying the fascinating creatures you find.  There may be a wait on the day due to the number of people attending. Suitable Age: 3yrs + Meeting point: Lynch Lake pond dipping platform Cost: Donations welcome

Osprey Talk

Adrian Oates

Join Ken from the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust for an informative talk and presentation about this wonderful bird of prey. Ospreys are large, fish eating, migratory birds of prey, once a common sight in England, but exterminated as a breeding species by the 1840’s. After a ground-breaking, ambitious re-introduction scheme a small but self-sustaining population has been established at … Read More

Wildlife Eco Boat Trips

Adrian Oates

Wyndham’s near silent-motor means that she is the ideal craft for wildlife watching.  Join us on a trip around Overton Lake and along the River Nene where swans, geese and other water fowl will glide alongside the boat with you.  We cannot guarantee what you will see but wildlife highlights may include Herons, Kingfishers and the elusive Otter! Trips last … Read More