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 Adventures in Nature

Adrian Oates

Join us for an Easter adventure in nature at Lyveden. Discover our family-friendly trail with fun activities for you to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate egg at the end. Our Easter trail runs from 15-18 April 2022, between 10.00-16.00 and costs £3 per child, so come and explore the gardens and countryside at Lyveden. … Read More

Nene Valley Watch and Youth Rangers Bird and Reptile Surveys

Adrian Oates

Join the Nene Valley Watch and Youth Rangers (suitable for ages 7 – 17yrs) as we survey the newly installed nest boxes and reptile mats at Summer Leys nature reserve. To help us to keep everyone safe, we ask that you do not attend if you feel at all unwell- we will offer full refunds for cancellations due to illness. … 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

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

Social Walking Group

Adrian Oates

Not sure where to go for a walk, or not keen on walking on your own? Join one of our Visitor Rangers for a social walk around Ferry Meadows and the wider Nene Park and meet like minded people. The location and routes of the walks will be different each month with 2 opportunities to come along and see a … Read More

Willow Weaving Workshop

Adrian Oates

This is a beginners workshop to introduce you to the wonderful world of willow. Join Martin from Rutland Willow as he takes you through the techniques you need to create 3 pieces of work with an Easter theme. There are two sessions starting at 10:00 and 13:00. Minimum Age: 16yrs + Meeting point: Discovery Den

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

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 Little Bug Club

Adrian Oates

These weekly sessions for 2-5 year olds are a great place for little ones to explore, learn about nature, build confidence and gain new skills, all in the wonderful outdoor setting of the Nene Wetland’s Education Area. Led by our experienced staff, sessions will include activities such as bug hunting, natural art, story time and tool use, all based around … Read More