Explore, discover and enjoy
Northamptonshire Country Parks. Woodland walks, reservoir views, play
areas, cafes, each country park has its own unique character.
Spot a Kingfisher, try to catch a huge carp, or simply take a lakeside stroll or relax with coffee and cake on the lakeside deck at the Kingfisher Cafe.
There is 14 miles of walking and cycle track through the beautiful countryside from Northampton to Market Harborough for you to discover.
Within the countryside you can cycle the 7 miles around Pitsford Water then reward yourself at the willow tree café or just picnic and relax in the sensory garden.
Home to nationally rare butterflies where you can ramble through the ancient Rockingham Forest, enjoy a homemade cake at the Skylark Café, or help your children follow the quirky wild play trail.
From Irchester to the Sydney Harbour Bridge, discover the story of Irchester’s Ironstone history, find the dinosaur in the woods, tackle the high ropes courses and much more. View our list of 30 things to do at Irchester Country Park to plan your day at the park.
Discover the beautiful Edwardian reservoir buildings, the stunning lakeside walk, the unique badger tunnel, the sand and water play area and the indoor soft play area.
View our country parks activities packages
There are 70 pocket parks that you can visit in Northamptonshire
RT @Nsport: If you're not running the London Marathon in 2 weeks time, come and run our Irchester 5K race. https://t.co/NweXpUCe6R https://…
RT @butterflydoug1: Toads aplenty at Fermyn Woods CP on Sunday.@Skylarkfermyn https://t.co/A03RH7Xwe9
Try XPlorer orienteering at Brixworth Country Park tomorrow 12th April any time between 11am and 2pm. Fun or all t… https://t.co/9mGdF8MIFi
RT @GarryChisholm: Bullfinch heaven about 17 of them at one point at Summer Leys #bullfinch @NatureUK @wildlife_uk @RSPBintheEast @Bullfinc…
Brass rubbing, mask and wreath making today at Brixworth Country Park until 3pm.
Casual Part Time Rangers required for Northamptonshire Country Parks. Online applications only by 24 April https://t.co/5pXYJ0GEKD
about 3 days ago
The Woodland Trust
The bluebells are looking splendid at Sywell and Firmyn woods! Come and enjoy them but please don't bring bluebells from home to plant at the park. Mo...
Around half the world's global population of bluebells grow in the UK. We need your help to find out where they are.
Six things you didn't know you could feed ducks | Canal & River Trust
We’re on a mission to improve the health of our wild birds and their habitats so we’re asking everyone who feeds our ducks to consider swapping the us...
about 9 days ago
Barnwell Country Park
We are putting together a bid to provide an exciting and education sand and water play zone in the play area at Barnwell Country Park, If you would li...
about 23 days ago
Irchester Country Park
Head over to Irchester Country Park to try out the new pizza oven this weekend. Easter trail is on too!
about 26 days ago
Job vacancies from the public sector partners across Cambridgeshire, Milton Keynes, Northamptonshire and regions | Current Vacancies | LGSS
We are looking for 2x Part Time Rangers to join our Country Parks Team
Closing date midday 24th April
Job vacancies from public sector partners across Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and the regions
about 3 months ago
Sywell Country Park