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 @butterflydoug1: White-letter Hairstreaks on three different nectar sources in Fermyn wood today. @dave_b_james @BedsNthantsBC https://t…
RT @alanthetortoise: @BedsNthantsBC @dave_b_james @stefmcelwee Purple patch at Fermyn ....Emperors and Hairstreak magic. https://t.co/DzD0b…
RT @dave_b_james: One of the most beautiful butterflies you will ever see is the Silver-washed Fritillary form valezina and this one was in…
RT @AndyWyldes: "Free" Fermyn Commas feast on fresh fox faeces! Say that quickly!!
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RT @dave_b_james: A couple of the many highlights from Fermyn Woods yesterday, a Purple Hairstreak and a SWF form valezina. https://t.co/NP…
RT @alanthetortoise: @BedsNthantsBC @dave_b_james White Admiral this afternoon at Fermyn Woods with @ellaswannell https://t.co/nJwS118CLE
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Irchester Country Park
Irchester Country Park trail starts tomorrow
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Northamptonshire Country Parks
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about 8 days ago
Woodfest Warm Up - Live Music July 23rd
Woodfest Warmups start on the 23rd July at Irchester Country Park
WOODFEST WARM UP! A taste of what is to come from this year's festival.
about 14 days ago
Wellbeing Walk along the Brampton Valley Way
Enjoy a gentle stroll along a section of the way, learn about the history of the site and wildlife you will see and hear on your walk. Call 0300 126 ...
about 29 days ago
BBC Radio Northampton
Do you have a head for heights? Take a walk along this replica digger at Irchester Country Park. Some of the ironstone mined from this site is thought...