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Irchester Country Park

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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 yesterday
Caitlin M
Excellent venue but disappointing on the day

First of all Irchester country park Is an excellent place to go to but on the day we went with our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
STAGMAN55
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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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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Gipsy Lane, Wellingborough NN29 7DL, England
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+44 300 126 5934
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank STAGMAN55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 pamela c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I took my 2 children (4 and 6) today for the first time to meet a group of friends; the play area looked amazing and they managed to enjoy it for 10 minutes before the rain came - such a shame! We will definitely come...More

2  Thank 75sw
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I love Irchester Park, great play park and lots of trails for walking, don’t forget to look for the dinosaur part, get some great photo’s! Few wasps this time of year and no catchers.... there is also no bins on site, take a bag with...More

1  Thank Pickypie78
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I have been several times, in all seasons, and enjoyed each visit. I am not antisocial but do tend to visit during the week in termtime to avoid too many children, and have a quiter experience! One star docked because of the £3 minimum parking...More

1  Thank Andrew P
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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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