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Brixworth Country Park

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Lovely walk

Came here for a nice walk with the wife. No kids with us so it was a lovely quiet walk around the... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Martin0159
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Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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Visit on very hot day

I visited brixworth country park today, with my mindees I look after. There was lots of wasps... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
168tracyb
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Finedon, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Northampton Road, Brixworth NN6 9DG, England
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+44 300 126 5932
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

My family and I cycled around this and had a great day out. The parking IS expensive, but I suppose is cheaper than other kids attractions.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 124anthonyf
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Very enjoyable at any time of the year. Good route is to park at the Causeway end, walk around to the left of the lake, complete 4.68 miles, then stop at the Brixworth Country Park Cafe for a cuppa or snack, then complete the final...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Helen S
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Most of my reviews are about nightlife(sry), but this. This Park deserves a review. I love it. Go out, sit down, turn off your phone, take a deep breath, chill. Take your dog or bring your partner for a romantic walk or just go alone....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank vilmofficial
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Despite being a tranquil place to unwind, as a wheelchair user, I found it extremely poor. I think the trails could state whether how good they are for wheelchair users. The so call accessible toilet was absolutely appalling. I don't even think Part M of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Trudi A
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Came here for a nice walk with the wife. No kids with us so it was a lovely quiet walk around the reservoir. 7 miles in total. Had a nice bacon sandwich and a cuppa in the cafe upon our return to the car. This...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Martin0159
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Worth stopping by if your travelling between Northampton and Leicester, or a day out destination. Parking is around 3.50 for the day, cafe and cycle shop on site that hires out good bikes to ride around the water. This is about 7...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Nick M
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I visited brixworth country park today, with my mindees I look after. There was lots of wasps around while we ate picnic lunch so these had to be eaten quickly. I then followed the yellow trail with my friend and children , this was long...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 168tracyb
Reviewed July 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 977harry
Reviewed July 10, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Freddyminster
Reviewed July 1, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Aimie1704
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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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