NATURE TOTS, Brixworth & Sywell Country Parks
18th & 19th February, 17th & 18th March, 10:00 - 11.30am
For parents and age 2-4 year old tots (explore nature through the seasons). Take an Education Ranger led themed walk followed by a craft activity.
Sywell: 3rd Tue every month (18 Feb, 17 Mar) Washbrook Ln, Ecton, Northampton NN6 0QX T: 0300 126 5935 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brixworth: 3rd Wed every month (15 Jan, 19 Feb, 18 Mar) Northampton Road, Brixworth, NN6 9DG. T: 0300 126 5932 E: email@example.com
Cost: £3.50 per child. Booking essential.
BUGS AND BEASTIES TRAIL, Canons Ashby
15th -23rd February, 10am - 3pm
Find out more about some of the tiny creatures that live at Canons Ashby and get out in the fresh air together. Bring your wellies! It may be a squelchy adventure.
Near Daventry, NN11 3SD Tel: 01327 861900 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/canons-ashby
Cost: This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL Wicksteed Park
15th-23rd February, see website for times
Visit Wicksteed Park this half term for a fun packed day out with the kids! Visit the new animal attraction. Get up close and personal with the beautiful birds and those cheeky meerkats. There will be numerous sessions each day (price is included with all wristbands or 3 tickets). With rides for people aged 3-103, there’s so much to do!
Barton Road, Kettering, NN15 6NJ Tel: 01536 512475 www.wicksteedpark.org
Cost: Prices start from £12
FEATHERED FRIENDS Stanwick Lakes
February 19th and 20th, 1 - 4pm
Build a wooden bird box or feeder to take home to your garden, follow the birdy trail, make bird related crafts and get up close to beautiful owls and birds of prey, thanks to bird rescuers Owls to Behold. This is a drop-in event, no booking required.
Stanwick Lakes, Stanwick, NN9 6GY Tel: 01933 625522 www.stanwicklakes.org.uk
Cost: £1 - £5 for the different activities. Car parking charges apply.
BOTTLE FEEDING LAMBS, Mini Meadows Farm
24th February onwards, 10am - 4pm
Bottle-feed little lambs and meet other cute newborn animals in the baby barn. Explore the huge Treetops indoor play area and don’t forget the larger animals who will be waiting to meet you.
Naseby Road, Welford, NN6 6HZ Tel: 07824 393517 www.minimeadowsfarm.com
Cost: £5 entry (under-twos free) plus £1 per bottle. (Pre-booking via phone on the day essential)
BRITISH SCIENCE WEEK Daventry Museum
March 7th, 10 - 4pm
‘Our Diverse Planet’ is the theme for this years Science Week. There will be lots of fun science, technology, engineering and maths based experiments at the museum to keep the little ones entertained and amazed. Family friendly event.
3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT Tel: 01327 301246 www.daventrymuseum.org.uk
Details are correct at time of printing but may change. Please check with the event host for prices, times and dates.