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.
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about 13 days ago
Thanks to everyone who came to our great XPLORER event at Brixworth Country Park today. We loved hunting for the clues around the park and getting so...
about 14 days ago
Brixworth Country Park ... Fancy some Happy New Year air? Then why not come along to our second 'XPLORER challenge' 2nd January? 10.30-12.30 or 1.30-3...
about 17 days ago
Thanks to everyone who came to our great XPLORER event at Irchester today. We loved hunting for the clues around the park and blowing away the Christ...
RT @alanthetortoise: Kingfisher #Northantsbirds at Barnwell CP this afternoon. https://t.co/LdDJW4AOSo
RT @butterflydoug1: Two Small Coppers still on the wing at Sywell CP this morning, equalling my latest ever sighting date back in 1995. @da…
RT @walpolec: Very pleased to encounter this pair at Sywell CP this afternoon! @dave_b_james @BedsNthantsBC https://t.co/vOjZcyKebq