Castle Ashby gardens are a great day out with or without the kids. Enjoy a stroll, see the chipmunks and meerkats then a snack in the cafe.
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.
There is so much to do at Rushden Lakes – shopping, cinema, rock climbing, nature walks, eating. You could easily spend the whole day there.
Coton Manor gardens are full of stunning views, hidden gardens and surprise animals. It’s perfect for a romantic stroll or a day out with the kids.
Kelmarsh tunnel is a 480 metre restored railway tunnel on the Brampton Valley Way. Make sure you take a torch and your wellies.
Wollaston Pit is a hidden gem in amongst the fields between Wollaston and Irchester. It’s a fair walk so a stop at the pocket park is perfect to rest.
Olney river swimming is perfect for families with young kids to go for some outdoor swimming. It is easily accessible and there is plenty of space to sit.