Wildlife & Conservation

If wildlife interests you then you’re coming to the right place. Stanwick Lakes has an abundance of species within its 750 acres, and is particularly known for wintering waterfowl like ducks and geese, including rarities.

Stanwick Lakes has one of the largest reedbeds in Northamptonshire which is home to a variety of birds, such as reed bunting and sedge warbler, and invertebrates including moths and dragonflies.

Wildflower meadows support a wealth of butterflies and bees during spring and summer which provide a perfect hunting ground for hobbys and kestrels.

The River Nene crosses through the site as it meanders down the valley. Kingfishers are regularly spotted along the river banks and otters have also been sighted.

What will you see when you visit?