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  • Willow Lantern Workshop, Saturday 7th December, 2 -4pm
    7th December 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Willow Lantern Workshop, Sunday 15th December, 1.30 - 3.30pm
    15th December 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Make a beautiful lantern using Stanwick Lakes willow to carry on the annual Winter Solstice Walk on the 22nd December. Saturday 7th December, 2 -4pm. Sunday 15th December, 1.30 – 3.30pm. £9.50 per Lantern. Tickets sold per lantern not per person. Booking Essential. Standard car parking charges will apply. Lanterns can be tricky to make, (more…)

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Willow Lantern Workshop, Saturday 7th December, 2 -4pm £9.50 (GBP)   Sold Out
Willow Lantern Workshop, Sunday 15th December, 1.30 - 3.30pm £9.50 (GBP)  

  • Curious Creatures Christmas Carnival
    14th December 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Rocky-coast Christmas party!
  • Owl Detectives
    11th January 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Digging up the past and looking at evolution.
  • Tails of the River Bank
    8th February 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Investigating food chains and predators.
  • Save Our Seas
    14th March 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Brushing up on bird identification.
  • Easter Dip
    18th April 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Uncovering the world of underground animals
  • Sprin Ramble
    9th May 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Finding out about nesting birds
  • Draw a Daisy
    13th June 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Searching for butterflies and dragonflies
  • It's a Small World
    12th September 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Pond dipping
  • A Buzzy Social Life
    11th July 2020
    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…)


  • Winter Solstice Walk
    22nd December 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Wrap up warm, bring a lantern or your own torch and celebrate the shortest day of the year with us. A truly magical family event. Follow us around our Visitor Centre lake, be greeted by a special guest before heading to the Outdoor Theatre for carol singing with the Raunds Temperance Band and Big About (more…)

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Winter Solstice Adult Ticket £4.00 (GBP)  
Winter Solstice Child Ticket £3.50 (GBP)  

  • 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…)

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