Irchester country park has something for everyone, trails, bike riding and even tree top adventures. Click to find out more!
Country Parks & Walks
In this category, you will find details of Northamptonshire's country parks as well as some ideas of places to go for walks in the countryside.
The explore Northampton App takes you on Augmented reality trails around town and even brings Santa to your living room to deliver a message.
Sywell Country Park is an ideal spot for a morning walk and play with the kids and even some lunch with some friends afterwards.
Hudson and I headed for a walk to Badby Wood. Usually, on trips like this I keep Hudson in the pram and he isn’t a fan of walking but as these woods are so small I kept him out and I’m glad I did as it gave us the chance to wander off the main paths.
Outdoor swimming around Northamptonshire was not something I had really considered until lockdown caused all the indoor pools to close. The fact that lockdown happened over spring and summer meant that we had to think of outdoor alternatives to some of our favourite ways to entertain the kids or get our own exercise.
Brixworth country park is full of areas to explore, with various walking tracks, cycling tracks and play equipment for all ages.