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The Little Barn Conference and Meeting Room
(Average user rating: unrated unrated)

Little Barn, Northants FD OfficeLooking for an inspiring yet modern facility to hold your conference or meeting? 

A Grade II listed building, the restored Little Barn is available for hire for talks, meetings and conferences. It houses up to 35 people sitting auditorium style, up to 22 people in a board room style.

A powerpoint projector together with laptop is also available for hire. Rates of hire depend on the length of hire and time of day, i.e. weekdays, evenings, weekends. There are discounts available for charitable organisations and multiple bookings. For more information or to book please contact the cafe on 01780 444795.

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Last updated: 13th September 2016

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What's Here?

  • Cafe
  • Cycling
  • Cycling Hire
  • Walking
  • Toliets
  • Baby Changing
  • Baby changing is available in both the ladies' and gents' toilets.
  • Camping
  • Available for groups at the Danish Shelters
  • Caravan Site
  • Caravan Club site
  • Dogs
  • Most picnic tables around the visitor centre have dog water bowls and karabiners to attach dogs to. Only registered assistance dogs are allowed within the cafe. Other dogs can go into the Little Barn seating area, when it is available.
  • Dogs on lead
  • We request that dogs are kept on a lead around the car park, play areas and visitor centre grounds.
  • Easy Access
  • We have an easy access trail and wildlife hide, as well as toilet and picnic provision and a sensory garden.
  • Educational
  • We have an easy access trail and wildlife hide, as well as toilet and picnic provision and a sensory garden.
  • Horse riding
  • There is special parking for horseboxes, standard car parking charges apply.
  • Parking (easy access)
  • There are 5 easy access parking bays 60m from the main visitor centre entrance. Blue badges and parking tickets must be displayed.
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • 1 hour 1.50
    All day 4.00
    After 5pm 1.50
    Coaches 10
  • Picnic
  • There is a seating area in the courtyard of the visitor centre and a picnic area next to each of the play areas. Other picnic tables and benches can be found on the walks.
  • Play area
  • There are two play areas at Fineshade, one for young children next to the visitor centre and an exciting tree house play area in the woodland for older children.
  • Visitor centre
  • Open 10am till 5pm, throughout the year, except weekdays from November till February, where it closes at 4pm.
  • Wildlife
  • Red kites can be seen most days throughout the year.
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OS Grid ref: SP 978984
Postcode: NN17 3BB

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0300 067 4340

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