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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Assault Course Repairs

Please be aware that part of the assault course will be closed w/c 9th January for two weeks so the Rangers can replace the climbing walls. We expect the work to be completed by Friday 20th January.

Don’t forget about our Big Garden Birdwatch we are running in partnership with the RSPB this Sunday (22nd). Find out about birds that live at Stanwick Lakes and the ones you might find in your garden by joining guided bird watching walks (10am and 11am) and take part in free children’s activities from 10am – 1pm.

The Hideaway will be closed on Monday 23rd January for maintenance work. We expect it to re-open at lunchtime.

Our car parking machines accept cash only and are now able to accept the new £5 notes.

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