Nene Wetlands - Family Forest School (Block of 6 Sessions)

Children in Autumn woodland

Nene Wetlands - Family Forest School (Block of 6 Sessions)


Nene Wetlands,

Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre
The Boardwalk
Rushden Lakes
NN10 6FA
Enjoy some forest fun with your children in our education area.

Event details

Meeting point

At the visitors centre


1:30pm - 3:00pm
A static map of Nene Wetlands - Family Forest School (Block of 6 Sessions)

About the event

  • Thursday 14th October 1.30-3pm
  • Thursday 21st October 1.30-3pm
  • Thursday 4th November 1.30-3pm
  • Thursday 11th November 1.30-3pm
  • Thursday 18th November 1.30-3pm
  • Thursday 25th November 1:30-3pm

Group will meet outside the Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre and we recommend arriving 15 minutes prior to the session starting to allow time for using the toilet etc.

Family members of the Wildlife Trust for Beds, Cambs and Northants are eligible for a 30% discount on this event- please select the member ticket option to receive your discount (we may ask you to provide your membership number when attending the event). To find out more about how you can become a member and support our work to protect local wildlife, visit

Please ensure you wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear, that you don't mind getting muddy. We recommend closed in shoes, long trousers and sleeves and waterproofs if appropriate, as well as sunscreen and insect repellent. You may also like to bring a drink and snack.

Please make us aware on arrival of any allergies or health conditions that may be relevant and do not attend the session if any of your group feel unwell.

Your safety is our main priority and as a result, we will be implementing the following precautions to ensure that everyone stays safe whilst taking part. Please ensure that you have read and understood the steps outlined below before booking your tickets.

-Please do not attend the event if you, or anyone in your household feels unwell or is exhibiting an symptoms of Covid-19.

-If you, or anyone else in your household starts to feel unwell during the session, please let the activity leader know as soon as possible.

-When booking your tickets, please ensure that your contact details are correct and up to date so that we can contact you in case anyone who attends the session becomes unwell afterwards.

For more information about these sessions, please email or call the visitor centre on 01933 779587





£35 per child non-Wildlife Trust BCN members
£24.50 for Family Wildlife Trust BCN members

Additional booking information

Booking essential

Suitable for

Families, Children

Know before you go


Guide dogs only


Sessions take place a short walk away from the visitor centre (5 minutes). There are hard surfaced paths leading to the education area and bark chip paths (which may be uneven) within the education area.

Wheelchair access

Uneven paths in education area may not be suitable for wheelchairs.

What to bring

On the day of the activity, please come to the Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre (on the boardwalk at Rushden Lakes, NN10 6FA) where you will be given instructions regarding the session.
Toilets and hand washing facilities are available next to the visitor centre but these are likely to be busy so please allow plenty of time to use these before the session begins.
To ensure everyone's safety, please follow all instructions given by the activity leader. 
As these sessions take place outdoors, please ensure that all attendees are dressed appropriately for the activity and the weather (long trousers, longs sleeves, and closed in shoes recommended).
If you have any queries regarding the sessions, please contact us on 01933 7798587 or email
We look forward to exploring with you!

Parking information

5 hours free parking at Rushden Lakes retail park

Bicycle parking



Picnic area
Accessible toilet
Baby changing facilities
Electric car charging point
Disabled parking
Accessible trails

Contact us

Katie King
Contact number: 01933 779587

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