Welcome to Stanwick Lakes,
where the adventure lasts all day!

Stanwick Lakes is a unique 750acre countryside attraction and nature reserve in the heart of Northamptonshire's beautiful Nene Valley, and is widely considered to be one of the region's most imaginative outdoor activity destinations. It offers the best of both worlds: extensive play areas to keep adventurous families entertained for hours, and for nature lovers, walkers and cyclists, acres of wide open spaces and paths, where blue skies are reflected in tranquil waters.

And if the weather is less than perfect? Head indoors to the visitor centre, with its host of facilities and activities.

Stanwick Lakes is managed as a social enterprise by environmental charity, Rockingham Forest Trust, in partnership with East Northamptonshire Council.
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Happy Halloween!

On 29th, 30th and 31st October have a go at our spooky Halloween trail (£1 per trail sheet), have your face painted and make Halloween crafts from 1 – 4pm.

On Friday 31st October get dressed up in your best Halloween costumes and enjoy a spooky, fun, family party (6.30 – 9pm). Enjoy food, a children’s entertainer, music and more for only £8 per person (£30 for a family of 4). Buy your tickets at reception or call 01933 625522.

Book now to take part in one of our Santa Runs on 13th December. You can choose from 5km, 10km or half marathon. More information.

Christmas Offers – During December, if you reserve a table for 2, receive a free glass of wine with your meal. Reserve a table for 4 or more and receive a jug of mulled wine/mulled cider/non-alcoholic punch.

Please note that the visitor centre is open until 5pm every day until 2nd November. From 3rd November it will be closing at 4pm Monday - Friday but will be open until 5pm every Saturday and Sunday.