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
about 15 hours ago
Extinct butterfly to be reintroduced
Fifty chequered skipper butterflies have come from Belgium to be reintroduced in England.
about 4 days ago
Fermyn Woods Country Park
Bug rocks at Irchester Country Park on Tuesday 29th May https://t.co/0xZMseYhId
The annual duck race at Sywell Country Park will be held at 3pm on Sunday 1st April. Ducks available now for sponsorship at only £1 each,from #Sywell Country Park visitor centre. https://t.co/0Q7kZRQ7fp
X-Plorer orienteering at Brixworth Country Park on 28th March and 4th April 11am to 3pm. Fun map reading activity for all ages. Find the clues around the park. Also at Barnwell Country Park on 2nd April. #orienteering #Brixworth #Barnwell https://t.co/4c10RXUYjA