What's on

  • The Rainbow Cafe
    23rd January 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    30th January 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    6th February 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    13th February 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    20th February 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    27th February 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    6th March 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    13th March 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    20th March 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    27th March 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us on Wednesday’s for our weekly Rainbow Cafe! Make arts and crafts in the Discovery Zone before being joined by Lisa from Music and Movement to sing and dance. For children under 5, Free Hideaway entrance before and after the session. Lisa’s Music and Movement sessions are designed to encourage children to take their (more…)


  • Singing at Stanwick Lakes
    23rd January 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Singing at Stanwick Lakes
    30th January 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Singing at Stanwick Lakes
    13th February 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Singing at Stanwick Lakes
    20th February 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Singing at Stanwick Lakes
    27th February 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Singing at Stanwick Lakes
    6th March 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Singing at Stanwick Lakes
    13th March 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Singing at Stanwick Lakes
    20th March 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Singing at Stanwick Lakes
    27th March 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Singing at Stanwick Lakes
    6th February 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Lisa from “Big About Singing” on Wednesdays during term time for a new and exciting outdoor singing experience. Taking place in our beautiful Outdoor Theatre, learn useful singing skills, release endorphins, meet new people & improve your heart rate and circulation.        £3 per person, Meet Lisa in the Stanwick Lakes Visitor (more…)


  • Free Health Walk
    24th January 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    29th January 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    31st January 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    5th February 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    7th February 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    12th February 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    14th February 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    19th February 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    21st February 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    26th February 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    28th February 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    5th March 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    7th March 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    12th March 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    14th March 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    19th March 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    21st March 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    26th March 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Free Health Walk
    28th March 2019
    10:00 am - 10:45 am

Meet at the Visitor Centre and join in a regular health walk of approximately 45 minutes. a great way to meet new people and be active! Every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am Did you know that regular walking: improves blood pressure, eases stress & burns fat faster? (more…)


  • 25th January 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 15th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 22nd March 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 26th April 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 24th May 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 28th June 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 19th July 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 27th September 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 25th October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 22nd November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 20th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join the local branch of the Quilters Guild to sit and sew in the Stanwick Lakes Café. Enjoy the company of fellow patchworkers and quilters, whatever your skill level, and non-members of the Guild are very welcome. The group usually meet at 10.30am on the 4th Friday of the month (if this falls in the (more…)


  • Free Taster Session
    25th January 2019
    2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
  • Free Taster Session
    25th February 2019
    2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
  • Free Taster Session
    18th March 2019
    2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
  • Free Taster Session
    29th April 2019
    2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
  • Free Taster Session
    20th May 2019
    2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
  • Free Taster Session
    17th June 2019
    2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
  • Free Taster Session
    22nd July 2019
    2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
  • Free Taster Session
    2nd September 2019
    2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
  • Free Taster Session
    6th September 2019
    2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
  • Free Taster Session
    21st October 2019
    2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
  • Free Taster Session
    18th November 2019
    2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Nordic Walking is brilliant for you to become healthier and more toned, whilst having fun walking in the great outdoors with a group of like-minded individuals. Taster Sessions are held at Stanwick Lakes, they last for 45 minutes and will leave you energised and keen to book more! To book your FREE taster session, or (more…)


  • Gentle Dru Yoga
    28th January 2019
    10:15 am - 11:30 am
  • Gentle Dru Yoga
    4th February 2019
    10:15 am - 11:30 am
  • Gentle Dru Yoga
    11th February 2019
    10:15 am - 11:30 am
  • Gentle Dru Yoga
    18th February 2019
    10:15 am - 11:30 am
  • Gentle Dru Yoga
    25th February 2019
    10:15 am - 11:30 am

Join yoga and meditation teacher, Diane Eardley in a 6 week Gentle Dru Yoga programme at Stanwick Lakes Mondays at 10:15 – 11:30am. Suitable for all ages and abilities £48 for a 6 week programme (inc parking) booking essential as spaces are limited. £10 drop-in (subject to space availability) Contact: Diane Eardley Yoga Therapist : (more…)


  • Crocheted Hat Workshop with Pauline Procter
    29th January 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Crocheted Hat with Pauline Procter Tuesday 29th January 10.30am-1pm £18 Learn new crochet stitches and how to read a pattern to create your very own, unique crocheted hat. Workshop fee includes a ball of yarn and a crochet hook to keep. Basic crochet skills required for this workshop for further information or to book a (more…)


  • Craft Cafe: Pottery Green Man with Brenda Potter
    1st February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Make a ceramic Green Man with Brenda Potter. £5 per green man Try a new craft, practise your skills and meet other crafters at Stanwick Lakes monthly Craft Café No need to book. just drop in. Because of the drop in nature of the Craft Café, if it’s a particularly popular craft you may have (more…)


  • 5th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 5th March 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 2nd April 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join Chris Kinsey for a relaxed art workshop and transform an unloved wooden item into a shabby chic treasure using Shabby Chic painting techniques. Choose to attend one, two, or all three sessions to learn a variety of painting and decorative techniques: Tuesday 5th February – Stencilling and Decoupage Tuesday 5th March – Distressing and (more…)


  • Gone to Lunch
    9th February 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Investigating food chains and predators.
  • Going Birding
    9th March 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Brushing up on bird identification.
  • Going Underground
    13th April 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Uncovering the world of underground animals
  • Hatching a plot
    11th May 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Finding out about nesting birds
  • All a flutter
    8th June 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Searching for butterflies and dragonflies
  • Gone Dipping
    13th July 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Pond dipping

The Stanwick Lakes Wildlife Explorers is an RSPB group lead by volunteers, which provides the perfect location to observe wildlife, make friends and take part in all sorts of practical activities. From bark rubbing to hunting for mini-beasts, its perfect for children aged 5+. Meetings this year will involve time spent outdoors and there’s always the (more…)


  • Mixed Media Workshop with Catherine Matthews
    11th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Mixed Media Workshop with Catherine Matthews
    11th March 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Mixed media painting with a focus on expressive colour in the landscape. Suitable for all abilities, all materials provided. These relaxed and informative workshops focus on observational drawing skills, techniques for drawing accurate shape, adding detail, texture & colour. Materials are provided for the workshops, which are suitable for all abilities. 14th January Painting with (more…)


  • 12th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Make a beautiful keepsake using buttons. Picture frame and buttons included, but bring your own special buttons to personalise your work of art. Tuesday 12th February, 10.30am-1pm. £20. Book with Pauline on 01933 229817 or pauline.cuthbertson@btinternet.com Normal Stanwick Lakes car parking charges apply. For more information about crafts events at Stanwick Lakes, join the Stanwick (more…)


  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    14th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    14th March 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    9th May 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    13th June 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    11th July 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    12th September 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    10th October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    14th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Knitting and Crocheting Drop in at Stanwick Lakes
    12th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Knit & Crochet at Stanwick Lakes in 2019 Drop into the Stanwick Lakes visitor centre café between 10.30am and 12.30 at to knit or crochet with this friendly bunch of crafters. Bring your own crocheting or knitting and enjoy cake and coffee as you chat with like minded crafters. Or use your skills for good (more…)


  • Valentines Afternoon Tea for two
    14th February 2019 - 17th February 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
  • Valentines Afternoon Tea for two
    14th February 2019 - 17th February 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Treat your loved ones this Valentines day, to a romantic Afternoon Tea at our Skyloft Coffee Lounge Thursday 14th February: two sittings, 12 noon and 2pm     £30 for two people. £40 for two people with bubbles. Booking essential, please call 01933 625522 to book. Limited spaces available. (more…)


  • 15th February 2019 - 18th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 17th March 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 17th May 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 21st June 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 19th July 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 20th September 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 18th October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 15th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • 20th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join the Stanwick Stitchers to stitch and chat over coffee and cake. The group welcomes experienced stitchers who’d like to share ideas and have some company and beginners who’d like some help, hints and tips. The group usually meet at 10.30am on the 3rd Friday of the month (term time only). No need to book, (more…)


  • Stanwick Lakes - Bird Trail
    18th February 2019 - 24th February 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Visit Stanwick Lakes over the February half term to take part in our bird trail. Pick up your trail from the reception desk inside the Visitor Centre, follow the clues and win a prize!      Trail is around the Solstice Lake, approximately a 2K walk accessible on foot, buggies and wheelchair users. £2 per (more…)


  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    18th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    18th March 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    20th May 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    17th June 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    15th July 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    16th September 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    21st October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    18th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Happily Hooked Crochet Club
    16th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Happily Hooked Crochet Club with Pauline Procter 21st January, 18th February, 18th March. 10.30am-1pm £10 The Happily Hooked Crochet Club is a friendly group who like crochet to be fun! They meet at Stanwick Lakes, usually on the third Monday of the month. Pauline designs crochet projects tailored to the members which will challenge and (more…)


  • Feathered Friends
    20th February 2019
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Feathered Friends
    21st February 2019
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Stanwick Lakes annual Feathered Friends event is back on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st February 209, 11am – 4pm! Join the Rangers and the FoSiL team (Friends of Stanwick Lakes) Conservation Volunteers in lots of bird related activities. Build a bird box or feeder for the feathered friends in your garden Paint bird themed pottery (more…)


  • Feathered Friends - Wilder Arts at Stanwick Lakes
    20th February 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Wilder Ceramics Arts at Stanwick Lakes this February half term in the Discovery Zone. Paint a beautiful ceramic feathered friend and other nature inspired ornaments for your home thanks to Wilder Ceramics Arts. Taking place during the two day event – Feathered Friends. Prices start from £2.50, standard car parking charges apply. (more…)


  • Slime Lab - Mythical Slime Making Workshop, Morning Session 21/02/2019
    21st February 2019
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Slime Lab - Mythical Slime Making Workshop, Afternoon Session 21/02/2019
    21st February 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Slime Lab - Mythical Slime Making Workshop, Morning Session 22/02/2019
    22nd February 2019
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Slime Lab - Mythical Slime Making Workshop, Afternoon Session 22/02/2019
    22nd February 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Enter the lair of fantastic fables and make legends come to life at the Mythical Slime Making Workshops. Can you use your magical slime mixing powers to battle fire breathing dragons or even handle Unicorn POO? Come along and join one of the Slime Lab’s Mythical Slime Making workshop to discover if you have what (more…)


  • 24th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

The first of three individual printing and sculpting workshops with artist Catherine Matthews Thursday 24th January Drypoint Etching: birds £20 Thursday 28th February Mixed Media Sculpture using recycled materials and stitching £25 Thursday 21st March Screen Printing £25 10.30am-1pm Three relaxed and informative workshops with artist Catherine Matthews. All materials are included in the fee (more…)


  • 28th February 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

A relaxed and informative sculpting workshop using recycled materials and stitching with artist Catherine Matthews. All materials are included in the fee and these workshops are suitable for all abilities. £25. 10.30am-1pm Book directly with Catherine on 07931 103204 catherinehelenmatthews@hotmail.com Normal Stanwick Lakes car parking charges apply. For more information about crafts events at Stanwick (more…)


  • 7th March 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

A classic beaded bracelet; beautiful and effective but simple to make, so perfect for beginners to beading. Thursday 7th March, 10.30am-1pm. £10 Book with Sherry on 07722 407636 or email sherry_calvert@msn.com Normal Stanwick Lakes car parking charges apply. For more information about crafts events at Stanwick Lakes, join the Stanwick Lakes Crafters Facebook group, visit (more…)


  • Family Bird Walk - Sunday 10th March 2019
    10th March 2019 - 2nd June 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Family Bird Walk - Sunday 2nd June 2019
    2nd June 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Family Bird Walk - Sunday 8th September 2019
    8th September 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Family Bird Walk - Boxing Day - FREE WALK
    26th December 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Family Bird Walk - Sunday 8th March 2020
    8th March 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join local RSPB volunteers for a bird walk to learn about the resident and migrant birds found in and around Stanwick Lakes. Meet outside the Rangers Cabin at 10am. If you own binoculars please bring them, if not there may be some available to use thanks to the RSPB volunteers. Tickets cost £2.50 for adults, £1.50 for (more…)

Price Qty*
Family Bird Walk Sunday 10th March 2019 - Adult Ticket £2.50 (GBP)  
Family Bird Walk Sunday 10th March 2019 - Child Ticket £1.50 (GBP)  
Family Bird Walk Sunday 2nd June 2019 - Adult Ticket £2.50 (GBP)  
Family Bird Walk Sunday 2nd June 2019 - Child Ticket £1.50 (GBP)  
Family Bird Walk Sunday 8th September 2019 - Adult Ticket £2.50 (GBP)  
Family Bird Walk Sunday 8th September 2019 - Child Ticket £1.50 (GBP)  
FREE boxing day Walk - Adult Ticket £0.00 (GBP)  
FREE boxing day Walk - Child Ticket £0.00 (GBP)  
Family Bird Walk Sunday 8th March 2020- Adult Ticket £2.50 (GBP)  
Family Bird Walk Sunday 8th March 2020- Child Ticket £1.50 (GBP)  

  • Spring Run
    17th March 2019
    10:15 am - 2:30 pm
  • Summer Run
    9th June 2019
    10:15 am - 2:30 pm
  • Autumn Run
    15th September 2019
    10:15 am - 2:30 pm
  • Santa Run
    24th November 2019
    10:15 am - 2:30 pm

The run at Stanwick Lakes is ideal for the recreational runner perhaps entering a run for the first time or the competitive runner looking for a personal best! Stanwick lakes is the ideal running course with purpose built tracks and the additional feature of being on a nature reserve with stunning views. There are three (more…)


  • 21st March 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

A relaxed and informative screen printing workshop  with artist Catherine Matthews. All materials are included in the fee and these workshops are suitable for all abilities. £25 10.30am-1pm For more information about crafts events at Stanwick Lakes, join the Stanwick Lakes Crafters Facebook group, visit www.stanwicklakes.org.uk, or email info@rftrust.org.uk Normal Stanwick Lakes car parking charges (more…)


  • Cransley Hospice present: Lanterns at the Lakes
    24th March 2019
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cransley Hospice are proud to present a brand new in-memory event, ‘Lanterns at the Lakes’. Lanterns at the Lakes is a new, fully-accessible one-mile walk at sunset around the picturesque Stanwick Lakes. There will be a chance to come together and reflect on those we have loved and lost, while raising money for Cransley Hospice. (more…)


  • 4th April 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Explore sculpture techniques in paper with artist Catherine Matthews. In this workshop, which is suitable for all abilities, you will become familiar with this delicate material, with a focus on texture and form. £2o, all materials included. Book with Catherine by ringing 07931 103204 or email catherinehelenmatthews@hotmail.com Normal Stanwick Lakes car parking charges apply. For (more…)


  • 13th May 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Mixed media painting workshop with Catherine Matthews. Learn the skills of masking and lifting techniques and use layered water- based media to create a work of art . Suitable for all abilities and all materials are included. This relaxed and informative workshop focuses on observational drawing skills, techniques for drawing accurate shape, adding detail, texture (more…)


  • 23rd May 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Collagraph printmaking workshop using Stanwick lakes’ unique landscape for inspiration. Explore texture and tone with this beautiful printmaking technique which is suitable for all abilities. £25 including all materials. Book with Catherine by ringing 07931 103204 or email catherinehelenmatthews@hotmail.com Normal Stanwick Lakes car parking charges apply. For more information about crafts events at Stanwick Lakes, (more…)


  • 10th June 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Mixed media painting workshop with Catherine Matthews. Learn new mixed media techniques to create surface patterns and make a semi-abstract mini canvas. Suitable for all abilities and all materials included. This relaxed and informative workshop focuses on observational drawing skills, techniques for drawing accurate shape, adding detail, texture & colour. Materials are provided and the (more…)


  • 15th July 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Artist Catherine Matthews will teach you how to use layered textures, collage and drawing on a mixed media seaside surfaces to create a work of art. This workshop is suitable for all abilities and all materials included. It will be relaxed and informative, focusing on observational drawing skills, techniques for drawing accurate shape, adding detail, (more…)