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Brixworth Country Park

Northampton Road, Brixworth NN6 9DG, England
+44 300 126 5932
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Pleasant couple of hours

We spent a couple of hour here and had a picnic lunch in the car park. seeing the lake is difficult... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
977harry
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Chichester, United Kingdom
Lovely Walk

My friends took me here while on a visit to them. It was just walking distance from their house... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Freddyminster
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Witham, United Kingdom
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“country park” (21 reviews)
“cycle hire” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Northampton Road, Brixworth NN6 9DG, England
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+44 300 126 5932
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"pitsford reservoir"
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"clean tidy"
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"busy days"
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"playground for children"
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"walking routes"
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"lovely cafe"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent a couple of hour here and had a picnic lunch in the car park. seeing the lake is difficult from any point near the car park because trees have been left or planted near the water line. We could not readily see how...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends took me here while on a visit to them. It was just walking distance from their house, but they said the park had a car park and it was £2.50 to park. We took one of the many walks, and saw the reservoir,...More

Thank Freddyminster
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took my daughter for a bike ride last weekend and had a lovely day. We hadn't visited since we left disappointed two years ago, so we were pleased to see some improvements have now been made. Lots of sensory play equipment have been fitted,...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2018

Visited here a few times recently, the whole area has something for everyone and is great whether you just want half an hours peace or have half a day to kill... Great walking, photographic opportuinties and nicely spaced seating should you need to break up...More

Thank Steven V
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Beautiful place to sit and think - lovely cafe where everything is cooked to order - very reasonable parking charges

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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

The winter snow has brought the water level at Pitsford Resevoir back to the point of overflow following a very dry summer. The cost of parking has alienated many previously regular visitors especially those who used to use the Causeway parking area. Still a great...More

Thank Tony B
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

This park is well planned and maintained. Plenty of benches to rest and admire the beautiful views of the reservoir. Suitable for wheelchair and pushchair access. Good cycle paths and walking routes suitable for all levels of fitness

3  Thank steveandjillcsehi
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Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Visited the country park on a windy chilli January Morning with wellies and coats on. Parking was easy and plentiful and not many people were as bonkers as us to go for a casual walk. With an 8 month pregnant wife and a hyper 2...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a few hours walking through this park on a lovely warm September afternoon. It was a weekday so it wasn’t very busy. Pathways were a little muddy but still able to make our way. We noticed the park was free of litter and that...More

Thank Helen P
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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Went today and had a lovely few hours out in the sunshine. Lots of parking. Plenty of room to run around and play footy. Had some Ice creams and drinks but unfortunately then had to walk back there to dispose of the rubbish!! I mean...More

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BXCPBVW_Rangers, General Manager at Brixworth Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2017

Good morning, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about our park yesterday. We often receive many comments on the lack of litter bins; this is not an oversight, rather than a positive decision was made almost 10 years ago to remove...More

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NorthamptonGaj
July 29, 2017|
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Response from BXCPBVW_Rangers | Property representative |
Thank you for your feedback. Parking charges were introduced a while back to pay for the general upkeep of the country park. Although owned by Northamptonshire County Council, the Country Parks Service does not receive any... More
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NorthamptonGaj
July 28, 2017|
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Response from MGL262 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't understand, why shouldn't disabled people pay for parking like everyone else? I doubt the cafe give disabled people free drinks/snacks either, and I bet the petrol station charged them for fuel too.
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