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
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about 1 day ago
Fermyn Woods Country Park
Business as usual, the car park is now fully open and the playarea has been checked and is fine.
about 7 days ago
Our car park at Fermyn Woods country park is currently closed. We apologise for any inconvenience.
The country park remains open.
Alternatively, you c...
about 16 days ago
Running for one day only, search for the hidden dinosaur eggs. Drop in anytime 10.30-12.30 or 1.30-3.00 on Friday 6th April 2018.
about 22 days ago
Irchester/Wollaston Joggers return to Irchester Country Park next Tuesday 3rd April. We meet at 6.15pm outside the cafe. Beginners welcome.
about 23 days ago
Why is bread bad? | Canal & River Trust
A reminder with Easter approaching; bread is bad for ducks and swans. Please enjoy feeding them, but think about bringing some healthier snacks or sup...
Throwing bread into a canal or river can create overcrowding of bird populations, as the birds will flock to the same location in search of their star...
about 26 days ago