Visitor information and facilities - Irchester Country Park

Irchester Country Park is open all day, every day with free admission.

Parking

​The upper car park is open all day, every day.

Opening times

Day and term​​Opening times

​May to July

Monday to Friday

​9am to 5pm

​May to October

Weekends

​9am to 7pm
​School summer holidays​Daily 9am to 7pm

​September to the end of October half term

Monday to Friday

​Daily 9am to 5pm
​Christmas day​Closed

​If your car is in the main car park after closing time it will be locked in until opening time the next day.

If you wish to be released before this you will need to telephone our appointed security company, 1st Reaction Security on 01536 513999 and pay them a call out fee to unlock the barrier.

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How to get there​

Irchester Country Park
Gypsy Lane
Little Irchester
Wellingborough
NN29 7DL

Contact details 

Telephone 0300 126 5934

Email irchester@firstforwellbeing.co.uk

I am travelling by:

  • Car - Follow the brown and white signs to Irchester Country Park.  The main entrance is on Gypsy Lane (B570) off the A509 between Wellingborough and Woollaston.
  • Bus - A regular bus service stops opposite the parks main entrance on B570.
  • Bicycle - A designated cycle route is available from Wellingborough

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Railway Museum

Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway Museum is home to a collection of exhibits and industrial artefacts, which include steam and diesel locomotives, a life-size diorama of a quarry, along with many other interesting displays.

Dog walking

We provide a pleasant dog friendly environment with areas where your dog is allowed off a lead (under control). Dogs are not permitted in the play areas.

We provide dog bins in several places that are easily accessible.

Opening times

The museum is open every Sunday 10am to 5pm and 10am to 4pm in winter.

Cafe

The cafe is open everyday except from Christmas Day.

Toilet opening times

Fully accessible Changing Place toilets are available.

Day and term​Opening times
​May to July
Monday to Friday
​9am to 5pm
May to October
Weekends
​9am to 7pm
​School summer holidays
Daily
​9am to 7pm
​September to end of October half term
Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm
​October to March
Daily           
​9am to 4pm
​Christmas Day​Closed

​Access for all

We aim to ensure that everyone, irrespective of age, ability or background, feels welcome at our Country Park and has an equal opportunity to discover, enjoy and benefit from them.

Our Country Parks are safe and have managed areas with sign posted trails. There are well maintained surfaced paths and plenty of seating.

Blue badge holder parking is available situated near to accessible toilets. Pay and display charges apply.

Irchester Country Park

Irchester Country Park

about 6 days ago

Photos from Irchester Country Park's post

Woodfest is back on today! Wellingborough Fire Station White Watch are here today too, so come down and have a sit in their fire engine 🚒🚨

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Irchester Country Park

Irchester Country Park

about 7 days ago

Woodfest 2017. £3 parking all day

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Irchester Country Park

Irchester Country Park

about 7 days ago

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Woodfest 2017 is ready to go and weather forecast is dry for the weekend. So why not come down and enjoy your local park. Starts 11am -7pm £3 parking

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Irchester Country Park

Irchester Country Park

about 7 days ago

Woodfest

Take a look at what Woodfest have been upto!!

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Irchester Country Park

Irchester Country Park

about 9 days ago

Woodfest

Here are the stage times for Woodfest this weekend 🎪🎤🎹🎻🎺🎸🥁☀️🍻

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