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Stanwick Lakes, Northampton
(4.4/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Stanwick Lakes is a unique 750acre countryside attraction and nature reserve in the heart of Northamptonshire's beautiful Nene Valley, and is widely considered to be one of the region's most imaginative outdoor activity destinations.

It offers the best of both worlds: extensive play areas to keep adventurous families entertained for hours, and for nature lovers, walkers and cyclists, acres of wide open spaces and paths, where blue skies are reflected in tranquil waters.

And if the weather is less than perfect? Head indoors to the visitor centre, with its host of facilities and activities.

Stanwick Lakes is managed as a social enterprise by environmental charity, Rockingham Forest Trust, in partnership with East Northamptonshire Council.
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  • Our grand-daughters absolutely loved meeting Mr and Mrs Santa Claus today. Mrs Santa showed them the workshop and Santa was brilliant talking to them. The Visitor Centre is nicely decorated with the u...  more »
  • Had my cousins 70th surprise birthday party at the beginning of December. So they were extremely busy with Xmas parties but were still very attentive to our little party. We had Xmas menu which was ve...  more »
  • We have been to stanwick lakes on a few occasions,with the grandchildren they loved every minute.but take a change of clothes for the children,because they are bound to get wet.You wont regret a visit...  more »