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Irchester Country Park

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great place for children at all times of year

This is a great park for walking with or without dogs. The children's play area is great, although... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bertyv
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Good for long quiet walks

Great for all ages of people for walks. There are few trails which one can follow, from small to... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Shashikant P
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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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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Gipsy Lane, Wellingborough NN29 7DL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great park for walking with or without dogs. The children's play area is great, although a couple of the features are in need of repair. All weather outfits needed on wet days.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bertyv
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Great for all ages of people for walks. There are few trails which one can follow, from small to long trails.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shashikant P
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

"Irchie Park", as locals call it, is a great place (which you can walk to from Wellingborough) to have a refreshing walk through woods and open woodlands. It even (weekends only in Winter) has a small restaurant and adjacent large hot food van (which both...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

We regularly visit here with family and have a wonderful time with the children exploring the park, climbing the hills and playing on the excellent playground facilities. The cafe and takeaway unit serve drinks and snacks and the parking is reasonably charged for the facilities...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sandfairy27
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Always have a lovely time, picnics and play in the summer and lots of messy walks with my jack russel In all kinds of weather

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tracey R
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank franke753
Reviewed 7 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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!

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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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