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Connect with wildlife & water in spectacular landscapes. Northamptonshire's impressive Nene Valley is an oasis of tranquillity with exciting opportunities for new outdoor experiences.

  • Barnwell Country Park comprises 37 acres of lakes, riverbank and meadows to explore, situated close to the historic market town of Oundle.
  • This high quality family friendly 14 mile walking and cycling route is built on the former Northampton to Market Harborough Railway; one of the longest dismantled railway paths in the country. Home to Northampton &...
  • Brixworth Country Park opened in 1997 and lies next to Pitsford Water in Northamptonshire.
  • Much-loved "paddle-out-n-back” canoe and kayak hire on the beautiful River Nene from the Boathouse at Rushden Lakes. Also Pedalo and Katakanu hire on the lake (great fun!) and longer full-day downstream canoe trips, as...
  • Corby Boating Lake is a lovely facility at the heart of the town. The lake can boast a wide range of geese, ducks, water fowl and the residential swans. The recent environmental project has improved fishing stocks. There are...
  • Corby's woodlands are important places for wildlife and people and since 2007 Corby Borough Council has been committed to making them a safe, welcoming environment for all to enjoy. We need your help to discover more about them...
  • Daventry Country Park is an ideal family day out situated on the edge of Daventry town centre, with a large reservoir, visitor centre, adventure playground and many nature trails to explore.
  • East Carlton Countryside Park is situated on the edge of the beautiful Welland Valley. The Heritage Centre in the converted coach house and stables houses a display featuring the history of Corby and the development of the iron...
  • A popular family visitor attraction in the heart of the Rockingham Forest. With two great play areas and a whole wood to explore, families can play, picnic, walk or cycle, absorb the views and then recharge their batteries at...
  • The Grand Union Canal is the UK’s longest canal, from London to Birmingham. It enters Northamptonshire near Cosgrove and takes a north westerly route, leaving the county at Braunston north of Daventry. The canal is well...
  • Haddonstone has offices and manufacturing facilities in the UK and USA. Haddonstone is a unique form of cast limestone that matures and weathers like natural stone. The head office is in East Haddon, Northamptonshire, England...
  • Visit the wonderful Nene Wetlands nature reserve - as seen on BBC Countryfile - a unique one square mile of wild and man-made habitats rich in wildlife. Then pop in and see us at our exciting new visitor centre, a low-lying,...
  • The Nene Whitewater Centre was the UK's first pumped artificial whitewater course. Three pumps control the discharge of water down the 300 metre whitewater course allowing the Centre to control flow rates thereby altering the...
  • Salcey Forest is a magnificent ancient woodland which is a remnant of the medieval royal hunting forest. It has many miles of ancient wood banks, building remains and ancient trees. The 'druids', or veteran oaks, are rare and...
  • Stanwick Lakes is a unique 750 acre countryside attraction and nature reserve in the heart of Northamptonshire's beautiful Nene Valley, widely considered to be one of the region's most imaginative outdoor activity destinations...
  • A favourite with families and walkers too, Sywell Country Park offers and eclectic mix of things to see and explore. An Edwardian water pump house and tower still stand within the small reservoir, which at 3 miles round...

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