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Great Place - beware Mud & rising Car park fees

Excellent country park - walks of all lengths Love bringing my daughter and my dog Really good... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Fabulous place takes me back to my childhood and we are so lucky to have this in our area. Wildlife... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Coulsdon, United Kingdom
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“play area”(36 reviews)
“all ages”(27 reviews)
“dog walking”(12 reviews)
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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Gipsy Lane, Wellingborough NN29 7DL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent country park - walks of all lengths Love bringing my daughter and my dog Really good for running and MovNat workouts as well Cafe on site for coffee and snacks Be warned if its been wet at all recently it will be muddy so...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fabulous place takes me back to my childhood and we are so lucky to have this in our area. Wildlife is great to see and remember always getting a 🍦every time I went during the summer

Thank fentilena
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today with three under 10’s. parking is easy, pay and display £3 for four hours. Great play park for all ages. The park promotes take your rubbish home so go prepared with spare carrier bag. Didn’t try bar/ cafe but heard people saying it...More

Thank Del-Gregory
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely love coming here, my 2 kids 3 and 7 love the littke dinosaur area, the wood carvings that are around the park, and best of all the play area, which has a good selection of equipment for all kids, there's go ape for the...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited in the past & now impressed with the changes made, informative history boards ( for old & young) covering ironstone activities @ Irchester . I like the concept of QR codes being used [popular in Canada parks ] to provide info. When used with...More

Thank polartrek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the outskirts of Wellingborough, 3 trails to walk 0.8km, 2.25km and 3.8km. Plenty of parking, great place for a picnic, lots to entertain the kids. All the usual amenities. Ideal for an inexpensive afternoon out.

Thank paulgibbs6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love visiting this country park, definitely a hidden gem, so many things for kids to do, lovely walks and a lovely play park/sand area as well as a den making area which kept not just the kids entertained but adults aswell. Plenty of picnic areas...More

Thank Jade S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have an annual parking pass for all the Nothants country parks and it's well worth it. Irchester has all you need for a happy day out for all ages. Sandpit, playground, cafe, toilets, field parking with picnic tables nearby so you can set up...More

Thank Frances J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

was nice to take a long walk around here with the other half and the dog. The place always seems to be improving, with nice walking trails and some open fields.

Thank Darren C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great park for families set in an old iron ore quarry.as park wardens a visitors centre childrens young to teenage play area parking plenty good day out

Thank ronald s
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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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