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Irchester Country Park

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great place

Lovely park to walk around. Easy to find and plenty of space within the park and woods to have a... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
United Kingdom
Free entry and a lovely walk round.

A lovely park for seeing some nature and having a gentle stroll round. There are a few route you... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Caitlin M
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“play area”(33 reviews)
“all ages”(29 reviews)
“high wire”(9 reviews)
This former ironstone quarry has a wonderful children's play area as well as a network of long and short trails through 83 hectares of mixed woodland. The park is home to the Quarryman's Rest Cafe, Jungle Parc UK and the Irchester Narrow Gauge...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Gipsy Lane, Wellingborough NN29 7DL, England
+44 300 126 5934
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very pleasant walk to enjoy the autumn colours and convenient car parking so an enjoyable way to spend an afternoon outdoors

Thank franke753
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good for children and walkers but not a lot to do nice autumn colours at present from the mature trees easy walking

Thank Mabel B
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Lovely park to walk around. Easy to find and plenty of space within the park and woods to have a nice walk. Good cafe and some children play areas as well. Good for everyone!

Thank grahamb611
Reviewed 18 September 2018

A lovely park for seeing some nature and having a gentle stroll round. There are a few route you can take to walk round which are marked on posts. There is a bit of history at the end (if you walk round clockwise) about the...More

Thank Caitlin M
Reviewed 6 September 2018

First of all Irchester country park Is an excellent place to go to but on the day we went with our 5 grandchildren we were most annoyed that the High wire was not open. This was after contacting the county council who assured us it...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here with our Grandson Noah who is 19 months old. The play area and equipment caters for all ages of children. Our Grandaon really enjoyed himself there. There are numerous walks through the woodland with some interesting wooden sculptures and a visitor trail...More

1  Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Irchester Country Park is a venue for a family day out. Great for kids, pets as well as mums, dads and grand parents.

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Extraordinary park to visit and spend a couple of hours with the kids. Loads of activities for them and you can enjoy a cup of coffee or grab a snack.

1  Thank Alex P
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Irchester country park is a lovely park close to Northampton. It's not massive but the way the paths loop around a decent stroll / run can be had. There are notices up about the place showing its history as a Quarry and others showing what...More

1  Thank A5021VIpamelac
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We went with 2 grandchildren aged 6 and 8. Took a picnic as the weather was nice. Could probably do with more picnic tables. The play area was well equipped with plenty of things to keep them entertained. They went on the high ropes in...More

1  Thank Stephanie J
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Yes, as long as you use sometningnso it doesn’t burn the grass etc I’m pretty sure they have allocated spaces that have bricks there :)
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