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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 @alwaysinascarf: Lovin@ @Skylarkfermyn Fermyn Woods today. #britishbutterflies https://t.co/NMLqsDBjYJ
RT @AndyWyldes: Male Purple Emperor enjoying the sunshine in Fermyn Woods today!
@BedsNthantsBC @savebutterflies @Skylarkfermyn https://t.c…
RT @dave_b_james: BUTTERFLY NEWS - the 1st Purple Hairstreaks for Northants this year seen today in Fermyn and 7 Purple Emperor in Lady Woo…
RT @dave_b_james: Superb! The first photo I've seen of an Emperor in Fermyn this year. Well done Sue and Dave!! https://t.co/YaGOISZ3N6
RT @dave_b_james: BUTTERFLY NEWS - His Imperial Majesty is out, 1st Purple Emperor record received this evening from Fermyn Wood. See you a…
RT @Myzvix: Fabulous to see the beautiful Purple Emperor today! https://t.co/T1bMsCusrN
about 5 days ago
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...
Irchester Country Park
Have you seen the new Drag Line View Point?
Did you know we have 3 new trail routes?
How about having a go at our new quiz trail on your mobile devi...
about 13 days ago
New web site for Everdon Outdoor Learning Centre, find out about group visits http://www.everdonoutdoorlearning.co.uk
about 14 days ago
Kingfisher Sausage and Cider Festival
Sausage & Cider Festival with live music, and aray of gourmet sausages and scrumptious ciders from local breweries
about 25 days ago
about 3 months 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.