Barnwell Country Park

Type of service:
Groups, Clubs And Activities
Barnwell Road, Oundle, Northamptonshire PE8 5PB
Telephone number:
0300 126 5936
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, three way-marked waterside trails, numerous picnic spots, a large play area for all ages, a hobbit house for younger children, and a wealth of wildlife and facilities. There are well maintained surfaced paths and plenty of seating.


  • Toilets (including disabled facilities) open 8.30am-6pm daily
  • Pay-and-display parking. Annual permits are available.
  • Blue Badge parking areas (pay-and-display charges apply).
  • Motor-homes may pay-and-display during daytime. No overnight parking allowed.
  • Kingfisher Cafe open daily (10am-5pm).
  • Free Visitor Centre / Information Point - open daily (10am-4pm).
  • Events Calendar
  • Fishing - There are wheelchair-accessible areas on Mill Lake and 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 07703 160878 to book your place.

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Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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