What's on

  • Needle Felting - Pumpkins
    17th October 2019
    10:15 am - 1:00 pm
  • Needle Felting - Baby Penguins
    21st November 2019
    10:15 am - 1:00 pm
  • Needle Felting - Nordic Tomtes
    10th December 2019
    10:15 am - 1:00 pm

Needle Felting with Loubilou at Stanwick Lakes Loubilou will provide participants with the tuition, materials and tools that they need to create these lovely needle felted works of art. Suitable for beginners and more experienced needle felters.   Thursday 19th September 2019  – Harvest Mice £22 Thursday 17th October 2019 – Pumpkins £22 Thursday 21st (more…)


  • Stanwick Stitchers
    18th October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Stanwick Stitchers
    15th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Stanwick Stitchers
    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 in the Café at Stanwick Lakes. Dates (more…)


  • Gentle, nurturing yoga
    21st October 2019
    10:15 am - 11:30 am
  • Gentle, nurturing yoga
    4th November 2019
    10:15 am - 11:30 am
  • Gentle, nurturing yoga
    11th November 2019
    10:15 am - 11:30 am
  • Gentle, nurturing yoga
    18th November 2019
    10:15 am - 11:30 am
  • Gentle, nurturing yoga
    25th November 2019
    10:15 am - 11:30 am
  • Gentle, nurturing yoga
    2nd December 2019
    10:15 am - 11:30 am
  • Gentle, nurturing yoga
    9th December 2019
    10:15 am - 11:30 am
  • Gentle, nurturing yoga
    16th December 2019
    10:15 am - 11:30 am

On Mondays 10.15 -11.30am Gentle, nurturing Yoga … Small & friendly group, taking it easier with a mixture of seated chair yoga, yoga on the mat, breathing techniques (to combat stress or anxiety) and a deeper relaxation. Suitable for people living with COPD, arthritis or other long-term health conditions, or older people who would like (more…)


  • 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 at Stanwick Lakes The Happily Hooked Crochet Club is a friendly group who like crochet to be fun! They meet at Stanwick Lakes, between 10.30am and 1pm, usually on the third Monday of the month. Pauline designs crochet projects tailored to the members which will challenge and expand their crochet knowledge (more…)


  • 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…)


  • Painted Christmas Cards
    22nd October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Tuesday 22nd October 2019 – Painted Christmas Cards. 10.30am-1pm. Make your own hand-painted cards, even if you have never painted before! Chris will teach you all the techniques and provide the materials to make beautiful and unique Christmas cards. £20 Book your place with Chris on 01933 460676 or email plum54kinsey@btinternet.com Standard Stanwick Lakes car (more…)


  • Block Printed Pencil Case or Makeup Bag
    24th October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Intro to carving techniques in a range of media
    28th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

These relaxed and informative workshops with artist Catherine Matthews take place between 10.30am – 1.00pm. All materials are included in the fee and these workshops are suitable for all abilities. 26th September 2019 –  Torn Collage using painted and printed papers £25.00 24th October 2019 – Block printed pencil case or makeup bag £30.00 28th (more…)


  • Patchworkers and Quilters "Sit and Sew"
    25th October 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Patchworkers and Quilters "Sit and Sew"
    22nd November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Patchworkers and Quilters "Sit and Sew"
    20th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Sit and Sew at Stanwick Lakes Enjoy the company of fellow patch workers and quilters at this “Sit & Sew” session held in the visitor centre cafe at Stanwick Lakes. The group usually meet at 10.30am – 1.00pm on the 4th Friday of the month (if this falls in the school holidays, the session will (more…)


  • October Half Term at Stanwick Lakes
    26th October 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • October Half Term at Stanwick Lakes
    27th October 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • October Half Term at Stanwick Lakes
    28th October 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • October Half Term at Stanwick Lakes
    29th October 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • October Half Term at Stanwick Lakes
    30th October 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • October Half Term at Stanwick Lakes
    31st October 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • October Half Term at Stanwick Lakes
    1st November 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • October Half Term at Stanwick Lakes
    2nd November 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • October Half Term at Stanwick Lakes
    3rd November 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for a jam-packed week of Halloween activities! Creepy Trail, Face painting, Halloween Crafts, Visits from birds of prey and creepy reptiles as well as our annual Spooky Scarecrow Lantern Walk. Saturday 26th October: 10am – 4pm – Creepy Trail: Pick up your clue sheet from reception, then head outside to find the clues (more…)


  • The Otters Club - October Holidays. Monday 28th October
    28th October 2019
    8:30 am - 5:45 pm
  • The Otters Club - October Holidays. Tuesday 29th October
    29th October 2019
    8:30 am - 5:45 pm
  • The Otters Club - October Holidays. Wednesday 30th October
    30th October 2019
    8:30 am - 5:45 pm
  • The Otters Club - October Holidays. Thursday 31st October
    31st October 2019
    8:30 am - 5:45 pm
  • The Otters Club - October Holidays. Friday 1st November
    1st November 2019
    8:30 am - 5:45 pm

Stanwick Lakes is excited to announce another year’s worth of dates for our adventurous Otters Holiday Club! Whether you are a working parent looking for childcare or a fun holiday club, or you would just like your child to be able to get out and be adventurous, then the Otters Holiday Club is for you!  We provide (more…)

Price Qty*
The Otters Club, Monday 28th October, Short Day (9am-3pm) £22.00 (GBP)   Sold Out
The Otters Club, Monday 28th October, Core Day (8.50am-5.10pm) £25.00 (GBP)   Sold Out
The Otters Club, Monday 28th October, Full Day (8.30am-5.45pm) £28.00 (GBP)   Sold Out
The Otters Club, Tuesday 29th October, Short Day (9am-3pm) £22.00 (GBP)   Sold Out
The Otters Club, Tuesday 29th October, Core Day (8.50am-5.10pm) £25.00 (GBP)   Sold Out
The Otters Club, Tuesday 29th October, Full Day (8.30am-5.45pm) £28.00 (GBP)   Sold Out
The Otters Club, Wednesday 30th October, Short Day (9am-3pm) £22.00 (GBP)  
The Otters Club, Wednesday 30th October, Core Day (8.50am-5.10pm) £25.00 (GBP)  
The Otters Club, Wednesday 30th October, Full Day (8.30am-5.45pm) £28.00 (GBP)  
The Otters Club, Thursday 31st October, Short Day (9am-3pm) £22.00 (GBP)   Sold Out
The Otters Club, Thursday 31st October, Core Day (8.50am-5.10pm) £25.00 (GBP)  
The Otters Club, Thursday 31st October, Full Day (8.30am-5.45pm) £28.00 (GBP)  
The Otters Club, Friday 1st November, Short Day (9am-3pm) £22.00 (GBP)   Sold Out
The Otters Club, Friday 1st November, Core Day (8.50am-5.10pm) £25.00 (GBP)  
The Otters Club, Friday 1st November, Full Day (8.30am-5.45pm) £28.00 (GBP)  

  • Wilder Arts - Tuesday 29th October
    29th October 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Wilder Arts - Thursday 31st October
    31st October 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Halloween half term fun! Join Wilder Arts Ceramics on Tuesday 29th and Thursday 31st October at Stanwick Lakes  Paint spooky bisque ceramic ornaments to take home and add to your Halloween decorations, in this afternoon drop in workshop. Prices start from £3.50 Standard Car Parking Charges will Apply. (more…)


  • 16:30 - Spooky Scarecrow Lantern Walk
    30th October 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • 17:30 - Spooky Scarecrow Lantern Walk
    30th October 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Get into the Halloween spirit this October! Get dressed up and join us on Wednesday 30th October, as we make ghastly lanterns before heading out to spot spooky scarecrows and other creepy goings on around Stanwick Lakes. After the walk get to know some real creepy creatures, then warm up at the Cafe Solar with (more…)

Price Qty*
Family Ticket - 16:30 - 18:30 £20.00 (GBP)  
Single Person Ticket - 16:30 - 18:30 £5.50 (GBP)  
Family Ticket - 17:30 - 19:30 £20.00 (GBP)  
Single Person Ticket - 17:30 - 19:30 £5.50 (GBP)  

  • Gems of History Workshop
    5th November 2019
    10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The use of precious metals and gemstones by the Romans is the starting point for our workshop where we will make beautiful wire wrapped rings. Taking inspiration from the Saxon settlers’ love of scroll work and glass beads to make not one but two projects. Continue on your time traveling tour into the medieval period. (more…)


  • Pottery Wall Clok (part 2)
    7th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Pottery Wall Clock with Brenda Potter Thursday 26th September and 7th November 10.30am-1pm on both days. Brenda will guide you through making a wall clock with a unique pottery border. In the first session you will create the border, then in the second you will paint and put your clock together. The workshop costs £20 (more…)


  • Embellished Mixed Media (part 1)
    7th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Embellished Mixed Media (part 2)
    5th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Embellished Mixed Media Floral Painting with Catherine Matthews & Pauline Procter Thursday 7th November & Thursday 5th December 2019  10.30am-1pm Learn collage and paint techniques using papers and fabric with Catherine, then embellish with stitch, buttons and beads with Pauline Procter. The workshop fee is £40, which covers both workshops. It is suitable for all (more…)


  • Crochet Christmas Trees
    8th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Needlefelted Christmas Baubles
    6th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Try a new craft, practise your skills and meet other crafters at Stanwick Lakes monthly Craft Café. The Craft Café at Stanwick Lakes takes place on the first Friday of the month (avoiding school holidays) between 10.30am and 1pm. 6th September 2019 – Make and embroider wet felted stones with Liz Williams and Pauline Procter. (more…)


  • Viking Invaders
    9th November 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    - Looking at the water cycle and aquatic creatures.
  • 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…)


  • Mixed Media Oli Painting
    11th November 2019
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Mixed Media portraiture
    9th December 2019
    10:30 am - 1:30 pm

These relaxed and informative mixed media drawing workshops take place on Mondays, between 10.30am & 1pm. 9th September 2019 – Create a creative journal 14th October 2019 – Polycolour pencil techniques 11th November 2019 – Oil painting 9th December 2019 – Mixed Media portraiture The Workshops focus on observational drawing skills, techniques for drawing accurate (more…)


  • 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…)


  • 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…)


  • Children's Time Travelling Treasure Tour
    26th November 2019
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Take a trip into history with the Settlers of the Nene Valley and learn all about jewellery of the past. Free Event! About this Event: Children’s Time Travelling Treasure Tour This is a “drop-off” workshop for children 9/10 years upward.   Book a jewellery making experience day to learn all about Roman rings, Saxon beads, (more…)


  • 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 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