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Daventry Country Park

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Lovely place to walk

Great place to walk with interesting information around the area. Toilets are dirty with cold water... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Tim G
Harleston, United Kingdom
Perfect dog walking...

Delightful autumnal walk around the reservoir with our dogs, then coffee and cake at the end... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Stockport, United Kingdom
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“feed the ducks”(16 reviews)
“play area”(21 reviews)
“nice walk”(15 reviews)
Daventry Country Park is a popular park ideally situated in the urban fringe of Daventry with circular, way marked and hard-surfaced trails through woodlands, meadows and close to the reservoir with wheelchair accessible bird hides to stop and view...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Northern Way, Daventry NN11 2JB, England
+44 1327 871100
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All reviews feed the ducks play area nice walk small cafe bird hide brisk walk an ice cream half miles beautiful lake great place to walk bird watching water birds play ground bird life adventure playground dog walkers couple of hours
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Great place to walk with interesting information around the area. Toilets are dirty with cold water to wash your hands and a electric dryer that was almost as cold as the water.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tim G
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Delightful autumnal walk around the reservoir with our dogs, then coffee and cake at the end - perfect! The cafe also offers hot snacks and, whilst open air, does have cover for rainy days. Dog biscuits and bird food are also available to buy. Highly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Iona007
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Great at any time of the year, for walks, visiting the playpark or feeding the ducks! If you don't have breadcrumbs, buy duck feed at the cafe. There's a circular trail for walking around the reservoir. Or, you can take a side-trip to the community...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Care8888
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I used to frequent the play area when my children were smaller but now I prefer the further shore so my retriever can have a swim away from the birds and the children feeding them.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ronaplummer
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We took the good weather to stretch our legs and walk our dog round the reservoir. We like coming here and so does our dog. The cafe was welcoming for an ice cream at the end

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chris504019
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Very peaceful during the week and great for cycling or walking the dog. The ice cream stand is always busy during the weekend and on Saturdays the play area is super busy. Very nice for feeding the ducks and taking pictures of the reservoir.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Taylorbrooks4
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Beautiful scenery, enjoyable walk. Nice play area and facilities. Sometimes the algae problem prevents dog walkers but otherwise lovely.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank enal60
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Nice place for a long walk ! Walked around 4km through the shades and it's enjoyable. Small but enough parking

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sreerajarole
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Perfect for the whole family but especially the kids. The ducks swans and Canadian geese makes it idyllic. The ice cream and coffee house are a bit pricey but a welcome rest to enjoy the view of the lake. And the parking fee is extortionate.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank John T
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Being used to visiting other parks in our area of Northamptonshire - Stanwick Lakes, Irchester Park, Sywell Park etc we were very disappointed with Daventry Park, it has much potential but looks tired and unloved! We were looking after our grandchildren in Northampton so thought...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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26 May 2018|
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Response from DaventryDC | Property representative |
We do allow bike riding in the park, however the paths are narrow is some areas so we ask that cyclists are careful and considerate of other users. Many thanks.
Kirsti J
16 May 2018|
Response from DaventryDC | Property representative |
Hi, yes we have 2.1m clearance barrier at the car park although there are 6 spaces before the barrier. Many thanks.