Barnwell Country Park | Day Out With The Kids

Barnwell Country Park

Oundle, Northamptonshire, England

Attraction Information

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Ages: all ages

Venue type: Outdoor

Barnwell Country Park is a great place for a family day out. Located in the heart of the Nene Valley, close to the historic market town of Oundle, there are 15 hectares of lakes, riverbank and meadows to explore. With 3 way marked waterside trails, numerous picnic spots, a wealth of wildlife and facilities, there is something to entertain people of all ages.

There are circular, way marked and hard surfaced trails through woodlands and meadows or by rivers and lakes, a brass rubbing trail, and an Orienteering trail to follow, with packs available from the Visitor Centre. You can also get duck food from the centre, which is much better for the ducks on the pond (and the water)! There is a Wildlife garden behind the centre, where you can learn how to help the wildlife in your own garden too.

The park has plenty of picnic areas, plus 2 wheelchair accessible bird hides if you want a better look at some of the wildlife. There is so much to do and see at this brilliant park that is open all year and free to visit!

  • Play area
  • Fishing
  • Kingfisher Cafe


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Barnwell Road, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 5PB, England


Click here to visit Barnwell Country Park's website
0300 126 5931

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Year round access to Park

Visitor Centre
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00


Free admission

More Information


Monday to Sunday 08:30 - 18:00

Pets allowed

Dogs are welcome

Parking facilities

Up to 12 Hours: £3.00

Eating information

Kingfisher Cafe
Wednesday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00