​Barnwell Country Park comprises 37 acres of lakes, riverbank and meadows to explore, situated close to the historic market town of Oundle.

Country park update - Coronavirus

Our country park car parks are now open and normal parking charges are in operation. Thank you for your patience and support during these challenging times.

What you need to know before you visit


Visit the woodland adventure play area and hobbit garden for toddlers


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Stroll around the Barnwell Country Parks lakes

Feed the ducks and try and spot a kingfisher


Walking around Barnwell Country Park

Orienteering post in Barnwell Country Park


Have a family picnic or a barbeque by the lake on 'the sands' 

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Pick a spot around the lake and catch some fish

Fishing at Barnwell Country Park


Take a bite to eat and watch the wildlife from the Kingfisher Café lakeside deck

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Join the fun and volunteer at Barnwell Country Park!

Volunteer at Barnwell Country Park 

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