Page last updated 21 September 2016

Barnwell Country Park 

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Located in the heart of the Nene Valley, 15 hectares of lakes, riverbank and meadows to explore, close to the historic market town of Oundle. With three way marked waterside trails, numerous picnic spots, a wealth of wildlife and facilities, Barnwell Country Park is a great place for a family day out.

Barnwell Country Park play area

When is it open and is there any cost?

  • All country parks are open all day, every day  
  • Free admission
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking
    • £3.00 daily
    • Car park open all day, every day 
    • Annual parking permits available
    • Blue badge holder parking areas situated near to accessible toilets (pay and display charge applies)
    • Motorhomes may pay and display during day time, no overnight parking
  • Toilets
    • 8:30am to 6:00pm daily
  • Café open daily.  10am until 4pm weekdays, closes 5pm weekends.


About the park



Printable walks map


  • By car - Follow brown and white signs off A605 Oundle bypass.
  • By bus - Regular bus services to / from Oundle town centre. Bus Stop approx quarter of a mile from the park.
  • Postal address - Barnwell Country Park, Barnwell Road, Oundle PE8 5PB

Friends of Barnwell Country Park

Become a Friend of Barnwell Country Park - visit their website.

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