Category: Parks & Outdoor

Ferry Meadows Country Park

Ferry Meadows Country Park

| December 6, 2012 | Reply

  Ferry Meadows Country Park comprises 500 acres of green space and outdoor activities, at the heart of the wider Nene Park.  There are a wide range of activities to partake in, with the visitor centre being a good place to start.   The visitor centre opens at 10am at the weekends and 11am during the week, […]

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Irchester Country Park

Irchester Country Park

| March 21, 2012 | Reply

This Country Park is run by Northampton County Council and is around a 40 minute drive from Huntingdon. A former ironstone quarry, it has a children’s play area as well as a network of short and long trails through the woodland. There is a cafe (The Quarryman’s Rest Cafe), and a narrow gauge railway museum . The park is open daily and is […]

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Johnson’s of Old Hurst

Johnson’s of Old Hurst

| November 10, 2011 | Reply

  This is actually a farm shop although it has a nice outside play area with a castle fort, ride on tractors and other play equipment to keep the little ones amused.  They also have a crocodile enclosure open to the public and you are welcome to walk round the farm to see the animals. […]

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Stanwick Lakes Adventure Playground

Stanwick Lakes Adventure Playground

| October 31, 2011 | Reply

  Situated off the A45 and around a 25 minute from Huntingdon, Stanwick Lakes (NN9 6GY) is a 750 acre countryside attraction managed by the Rockingham Forest Trust. In the summer months (or the colder months for the more hardy amongst you!) there is a great outdoor play area with lots of activities and water play. Be warned – do take […]

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Papworth Everard Playground

Papworth Everard Playground

| October 31, 2011 | Reply

  This is a great little playground for younger kids, with plenty of swings, slides and climbing activities. There is also a paddling pool for the summer months and the nearby conservatory serves light refreshments and has toilet facilities. It is best to park along the roads at the side of the park as it is separated from the main […]

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Hinchingbrooke Country Park

Hinchingbrooke Country Park

| October 31, 2011 | Reply

  The country park (PE29 6DB) comprises 170 acres of open grasslands, meadows, woodlands and lakes. For the kids there are a variety of activities – from good old fashioned kite flying and den building to pond-dipping and learning about bees. There is a cafe open Tuesday - Sunday from 10am – 4pm serving drinks, ice-creams and a reasonable […]

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