Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Barnwell Country Park

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Type of service:
Groups, Clubs And Activities
Address:
Barnwell Road, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 5PB
Telephone number:
0300 126 5931
Service description:
Beautiful lakes, meadows, and riverside walks in the heart of the Nene Valley - near to the historic market town of Oundle.

Barnwell Country Park is very accessible - making it popular with people with disabilities, elderly people and people with young children. It boasts free Wi-Fi, 3 way-marked waterside trails, numerous picnic spots, a large play area for all ages, a hobbit house for younger children, a swan art installation (until Aug 2018) and a wealth of wildlife and facilities. It’s a great place for a family day out.

Toilets (including disabled facilities)
open 8.30am-6pm daily

Parking
£3 daily (12 hours). Annual parking permits available.
Blue badge holder parking areas situated near to accessible toilets (pay and display charges apply).
Motor-homes may pay and display during day time, no overnight parking allowed.

Café
• Summer opening times: Mon-Fri, 10am to 5pm and Sat-Sun, 10am to 6pm
• Winter opening times: Mon-Sun, 10am to 4pm

Visitor Centre / Information Point
open 10am-4pm daily

Events Calendar
Click here for the Country Park’s events calendar.

Fishing
• Fishing on North and Mill lakes day ticket: £5.00
• Concession day ticket for 12 to 16 year olds, senior citizens and Blue Badge holders: £3.00.
• A season ticket is also available.
• This is a good venue for Disabled Anglers with two wheelchair accessible areas on Mill Lake and three on North Lake.

Nature Tots
Bring your toddler to the park and join a Ranger led nature walk followed by a craft session. Sessions are once a month during term time. Booking is essential, call 07703160878 to book your place.

Social Media
Click here for Barnwell Country Park’s Facebook page.
Click here for Barnwell Country Park’s Twitter feed.

Please contact Barnwell Country Park directly if you have any important or specific queries about their facilities.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
04/10/2017

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