Barnwell Country Park
Average visit time – 1-2 hours
Things to do at Barnwell Country Park review
Barnwell Country Park is a free to visit park in Oundle, near Peterborough, in Northamptonshire. The park comprises 37 acres of lakes, riverbank and meadows.
There is a range of walks around the park and you can download or pick up maps to help you find your way around. The walks are waymarked along the way. There is a nature trail and an orienteering map. Plus activity packs for kids and scavenger hunts.
The park has a woodland adventure play area and a hobbit garden for toddlers. The adventure playground has one of the best zip wires around. You can also purchase duck friendly food from the shop as there are plenty of hungry mouths to feed. There is a Wildlife garden behind the centre, where you can learn how to help the wildlife in your own garden too.
You can also pick a spot and fish around the lake. There are also picnic tables dotted around the park. The lake also has a small beach area where kids can play in the sand. You can also make use of the purpose-built BBQ here while your kids play.
Covid 19: Due to current restrictions not everything will be open, or it may be open differently to normal, at the attraction that you are visiting. Please consult their social media accounts, give them a call or visit their website if you can’t find the information you are looking for.
FAQ and Further Information Barnwell Country Park
Address: Barnwell Rd, Oundle, Peterbrough PE8 5PB, Northamptonshire, England. Phone: 0300 126 5931
Category – Park – Outdoors – Suitable for all ages
Is there food and drink available?
There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
What are the main things to do?
Country park with a range of walks and nature trail/activity walks for kids, adventure playground plus an area for toddlers, fishing and a small beach by the lake. There are toilets and a cafe.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *FREE. The park is free to visit. There is a small charge to park.
Is there parking?
There is a pay and display car park which costs £3 a day.
When are they open?
Barnwell Country Park is open almost all year round. For up to date opening times please visit their website.
Dogs are welcome, but they are not permitted in the play areas.