Parks

Parks

Northamptonshire's historic parklands offer variety to visitors throughout the year. Highlights include Brixworth Country Park, Brampton Valley Way, Fermynwoods & Irchester Country Parks.

  • The district of Abington is characterised by Northampton’s ‘emerald in the crown’ – the green jewel that is Abington Park. The park was awarded the prestigious Green...
  • Barnwell Country Park comprises 37 acres of lakes, riverbank and meadows to explore, situated close to the historic market town of Oundle.
  • The Brampton Valley Way is a 14-mile rail trail built on the way of the former Northampton to Market Harborough Railway in Northamptonshire.
  • Brixworth Country Park opened in 1997 and lies next to Pitsford Water in Northamptonshire.
  • Corby's woodlands are important places for wildlife and people and since 2007 Corby Borough Council has been committed to making them a safe, welcoming environment for all to enjoy. We...
  • With occupation of the site for nearly 900 years Delapré Abbey has a rich and interesting history. We continue to build our knowledge and understanding of the people and families...
  • East Carlton Countryside Park is situated on the edge of the beautiful Welland Valley. The Heritage Centre in the converted coach house and stables houses a display featuring the history...
  • Fermyn Woods Country Park is great for wildlife spotting and fishing in a diverse landscape of meadows, marshes, forest and ponds.
  • Irchester Country Park is an adventure course with zip lines, a play area and a network of trails in a 200-acre area of woodland.
  • Visit the wonderful Nene Wetlands nature reserve - as seen on BBC Countryfile - a unique one square mile of wild and man-made habitats rich in wildlife. Then pop in and see us at our exciting...
  • Salcey Forest is an oasis of nature and history only 7 miles from the centre of Northampton. Wildlife and history are in abundance at this ancient semi-natural woodland. For bird's-eye...
  • Stanwick Lakes is a unique 750acre countryside attraction and nature reserve in the heart of Northamptonshire's beautiful Nene Valley, and is widely considered to be one of the region's...
  • Sywell Country Park exists on the site of a former drinking water reservoir near the village of Sywell in East Northamptonshire.
  • An established park, which has undergone a heavy planting programme that will become a haven for wildlife in years to come. A 40-acre area with grassland walks and adult fitness trail,...
  • A beautiful park in the middle of the town with a childrens play area.  The pavilion offers refreshments, and can be hired out for parties.  Facilities include: Childrens' Play...
  • Wicksteed Park, near Kettering, combines 147 acres of beautiful parkland with attractions such as rollercoasters and rides to ensure a great day out for the whole family, no matter what...

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