What's on

  • The Rainbow Cafe
    12th December 2018
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    19th December 2018
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    9th January 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    16th January 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    23rd January 2019
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • The Rainbow Cafe
    30th January 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…)


  • 13th December 2018
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Come along to this friendly knitting and crocheting group on the second Thursday of the month.  Knit and crochet your own project or take part in charity projects including blankets for Uganda, dressing gowns and socks for local older people and twiddle muffs for dementia sufferers. Drop in – no need to book but for (more…)


  • Santa at Stanwick - Saturday 15th December - Morning Visits
    15th December 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Walk through snow-dusted fir trees to meet Santa in his cosy workshop. £6 per child, (includes present, Christmas trail and craft making in the Visitor Centre.) Other booking dates are: Saturday 8th December (morning visits)  |    Saturday 8th December (afternoon visits) Sunday 9th December (morning visits)    |    Sunday 9th December (afternoon visits) ——————————————————————————————————————————————– Saturday 15th (more…)

Price Qty*
Saturday 15th December - 10.00 - 10.15am £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 10.15 - 10.30am £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 10.30 - 10.45am £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 10.45 - 11.00am £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 11.00 - 11.15am £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 11.15 - 11.30am £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 11.30 - 11.45am £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 11.45am - 12.00pm £6.00 (GBP)  

  • Santa at Stanwick - Saturday 15th December - Afternoon Visits
    15th December 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Walk through snow-dusted fir trees to meet Santa in his cosy workshop. £6 per child, (includes present, Christmas trail and craft making in the Visitor Centre.) Other booking dates are: Saturday 8th December (morning visits)  |    Saturday 8th December (afternoon visits) Sunday 9th December (morning visits)    |    Sunday 9th December (afternoon visits) ——————————————————————————————————————————————– Saturday 15th (more…)

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Saturday 15th December - 12.00 - 12.15pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 12.15 - 12.30pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 12.30 - 12.45pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 12.45 - 13.00pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 13.30 - 13.45pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 13.45 - 14.00pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 14.00 - 14.15pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 14.15 - 14.30pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 14.30 - 14.45pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 14.45 - 15.00pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 15.00 - 15.15pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 15.15 - 15.30pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 15th December - 15.30 - 15.45pm £6.00 (GBP)   Sold Out

  • Santa at Stanwick - Sunday 16th December - Morning Visits
    16th December 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Walk through snow-dusted fir trees to meet Santa in his cosy workshop. £6 per child, (includes present, Christmas trail and craft making in the Visitor Centre.) Other booking dates are: Saturday 8th December (morning visits)  |    Saturday 8th December (afternoon visits) Sunday 9th December (morning visits)    |    Sunday 9th December (afternoon visits) ——————————————————————————————————————————————– Saturday 15th (more…)

Price Qty*
Sunday 16th December - 10.00 - 10.15am £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December - 10.15 - 10.30am £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16thDecember - 10.30 - 10.45am £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December - 10.45 - 11.00am £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December - 11.00 - 11.15am £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December - 11.15 - 11.30am £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December - 11.30 - 11.45am £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December - 11.45am - 12.00pm £6.00 (GBP)  

  • 16th December 2018
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

A friendly group who meet monthly and like crochet to be fun. Pauline designs crochet projects tailored to the members crochet experience and designed to expand their knowledge and skills. The club will start the new year by forming good habits…by creating a crochet journal. We will make a crochet journal cover, then keep tabs on (more…)


  • Santa at Stanwick - Sunday 16th December - Afternoon Visits
    16th December 2018
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Walk through snow-dusted fir trees to meet Santa in his cosy workshop. £6 per child, (includes present, Christmas trail and craft making in the Visitor Centre.)   Other booking dates are: Saturday 8th December (morning visits)  |    Saturday 8th December (afternoon visits) Sunday 9th December (morning visits)    |    Sunday 9th December (afternoon visits) ——————————————————————————————————————————————– Saturday (more…)

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Sunday 16th December - 12.00 - 12.15pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December - 12.15 - 12.30pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December - 12.30 - 12.45pm £6.00 (GBP)   Sold Out
Sunday 16th December - 12.45 - 13.00pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December - 13.30 - 13.45pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December - 13.45 - 14.00pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December - 14.00 - 14.15pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December - 14.15 - 14.30pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December - 14.30 - 14.45pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December - 14.45 - 15.00pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December - 15.00 - 15.15pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December- 15.15 - 15.30pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Sunday 16th December - 15.30 - 15.45pm £6.00 (GBP)  

  • Willow Lantern Workshop - Sunday 16th December
    16th December 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Make a lantern using Stanwick Lakes Willow to carry on the Solstice Walk. Saturday 8th December, (part of the Christmas Celebration) 1.30 -3.30pm. Sunday 16th December, 2 – 4pm.         £9 per Lantern. Tickets sold per lantern not per person. Booking Essential. Lanterns can be tricky to make, although no crafting experience (more…)

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Willow Lantern Workshop (08/12/2018) £9.00 (GBP)   Sold Out
Willow Lantern Workshop (16/12/2018) £9.00 (GBP)   Sold Out

  • Happily Hooked on Crochet Club
    17th December 2018
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Happily Hooked Crochet Club with Pauline Procter A friendly group who meet monthly and like crochet to be fun. Pauline designs crochet projects tailored to the members which will challenge and expand their crochet knowledge and skills. Projects planned for 2018 include a three-way or virus shawl, socks and a jumper, hoodie or cardigan. £10 (more…)


  • 20th December 2018
    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 third Friday of the month. Drop in – no need to book (more…)


  • Santa at Stanwick - Saturday 21st December - Morning Visits
    21st December 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Walk through snow-dusted fir trees to meet Santa in his cosy workshop. £6 per child, (includes present, Christmas trail and craft making in the Visitor Centre.) Other booking dates are: Saturday 8th December (morning visits)  |    Saturday 8th December (afternoon visits) Sunday 9th December (morning visits)    |    Sunday 9th December (afternoon visits) ——————————————————————————————————————————————– Saturday 15th (more…)

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Friday 21st December - 10.00 - 10.15am £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 10.15 - 10.30am £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 10.30 - 10.45am £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 10.45 - 11.00am £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 11.00 - 11.15am £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 11.15 - 11.30am £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 11.30 - 11.45am £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 11.45am - 12.00pm £6.00 (GBP)  

  • Santa at Stanwick - Friday 21st December - Afternoon Visits
    21st December 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Walk through snow-dusted fir trees to meet Santa in his cosy workshop. £6 per child, (includes present, Christmas trail and craft making in the Visitor Centre.) Other booking dates are: Saturday 8th December (morning visits)  |    Saturday 8th December (afternoon visits) Sunday 9th December (morning visits)    |    Sunday 9th December (afternoon visits) ——————————————————————————————————————————————– Saturday 15th (more…)

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Friday 21st December - 12.00 - 12.15pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 12.15 - 12.30pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 12.30 - 12.45pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 12.45 - 13.00pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 13.30 - 13.45pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 13.45 - 14.00pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 14.00 - 14.15pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 14.15 - 14.30pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 14.30 - 14.45pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 14.45 - 15.00pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 15.00 - 15.15pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 15.15 - 15.30pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Friday 21st December - 15.30 - 15.45pm £6.00 (GBP)  

  • 21st December 2018
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Hosted by the Quilters Guild, enjoy the company of fellow patchworkers and quilters at this ‘sit and sew’ session held in the visitor centre café at Stanwick Lakes. All welcome, including non-members, usually on the 4th Friday of the month. Drop in – no need to book but for more information contact Sue Whitby on (more…)


  • Winter Solstice Walk
    21st December 2018
    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)   Sold Out
Winter Solstice Child Ticket £3.50 (GBP)   Sold Out

  • Santa at Stanwick - Saturday 22nd December - Morning Visits
    22nd December 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Walk through snow-dusted fir trees to meet Santa in his cosy workshop. £6 per child, (includes present, Christmas trail and craft making in the Visitor Centre.) Other booking dates are: Saturday 8th December (morning visits)  |    Saturday 8th December (afternoon visits) Sunday 9th December (morning visits)    |    Sunday 9th December (afternoon visits) ——————————————————————————————————————————————– Saturday 15th (more…)

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Saturday 22nd December - 10.00 - 10.15am £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22nd December - 10.15 - 10.30am £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22nd December - 10.30 - 10.45am £6.00 (GBP)   Sold Out
Saturday 22nd December - 10.45 - 11.00am £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22nd December - 11.00 - 11.15am £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22nd December - 11.15 - 11.30am £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22nd December - 11.30 - 11.45am £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22nd December - 11.45am - 12.00pm £6.00 (GBP)  

  • Santa at Stanwick - Saturday 22nd December - Afternoon Visits
    22nd December 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Walk through snow-dusted fir trees to meet Santa in his cosy workshop. £6 per child, (includes present, Christmas trail and craft making in the Visitor Centre.) Other booking dates are: Saturday 8th December (morning visits)  |    Saturday 8th December (afternoon visits) Sunday 9th December (morning visits)    |    Sunday 9th December (afternoon visits) ——————————————————————————————————————————————– Saturday 15th (more…)

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Saturday 22nd December - 12.00 - 12.15pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22nd December - 12.15 - 12.30pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22nd December - 12.30 - 12.45pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22nd December - 12.45 - 13.00pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22nd December - 13.30 - 13.45pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22nd December - 13.45 - 14.00pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22nd December - 14.00 - 14.15pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22ndt December - 14.15 - 14.30pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22nd December - 14.30 - 14.45pm £6.00 (GBP)   Sold Out
Saturday 22nd December - 14.45 - 15.00pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22nd December - 15.00 - 15.15pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22nd December - 15.15 - 15.30pm £6.00 (GBP)  
Saturday 22nd December - 15.30 - 15.45pm £6.00 (GBP)  

  • FREE, Boxing day RSPB Family Bird Walk
    26th December 2018
    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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RSPB Bird Walk Sunday 3rd June - Adult Ticket £2.50 (GBP)   Expired
RSPB Bird Walk Sunday 3rd June - Child Ticket £1.50 (GBP)   Expired
RSPB Bird Walk Sunday 9th September - Adult Ticket £2.50 (GBP)   Expired
RSPB Bird Walk Sunday 9th September - Child Ticket £1.50 (GBP)   Expired
Free Boxing Day - Family Bird Walk Adult Registration £0.00 (GBP)  
Free Boxing Day - Family Bird Walk Child Registration £0.00 (GBP)  

  • Time Travelling
    12th January 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Digging up the past and looking at evolution.
  • 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…)