Family 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

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

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

Identification of Water Bugs with Kevin Rowley

Adrian Oates

With around 67 species, Water Bugs are an ideal introduction into identifying aquatic invertebrates whether you are formally recording, pond dipping with children or just interested in understanding more about what’s in your garden pond. Prices range from £20- £40

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

Jonathan Drori: Around the World in 80 Plants

Adrian Oates

In this copiously illustrated talk, Jonathan Drori will bring to life the science of trees and plants by revealing how their worlds are intricately entwined with our own history, culture and folklore. From the seemingly familiar to the downright bizarre, each story is full of surprises. This latest book by Jonathan is an inspirational and beautifully illustrated book that tells … Read More

Electric Boat Trips

Adrian Oates

Enjoy a tranquil trip around Overton Lake and onto the River Nene on our electrically-powered passenger boat. The 45 minute pre-bookable trips will depart at weekend during term time and further dates available during the school holidays from the Visitor Centre Jetty at 11am, 12noon, 2pm, and 3pm Tickets are £8 per person, under 3yrs go free Disclaimer: We reserve … 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.

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.

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.