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Irchester Country Park

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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brilliant for dog walkers plenty of good walks on and of the beaten track, kids love running... read more

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Pamela A
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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This is a great place for all ages, lots of lovely walks and fun for youngsters. Definitely a great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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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
+44 300 126 5934
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All reviews play area all ages dog walkers high wire rubbish home dinosaur trail older children ice cream food van nice walk old quarry open fields off road pay and display county council railway museum lovely place
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Reviewed yesterday

brilliant for dog walkers plenty of good walks on and of the beaten track, kids love running through the pine forest, great kids play area that is free while you can set up a picnic, brilliant parking both on the grass and on hardcore, some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pamela A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Whilst there are some good walks of varying distances the biggest let down for us was the cafe.It badly needed upgrading and to offer a better selection of food.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roving631228
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great place for all ages, lots of lovely walks and fun for youngsters. Definitely a great place for families

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank missyblue64
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is easily one of the best country parks in Northamptonshire, the walks, the park and the go ape section, are great, parking is usually pretty good, as they free up some field space in the hotter months. I haven't used the food facilities before....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Lovely area for a walk. Amenities not great, ok if you don't expect a lot. Be prepared to pay for parking.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank canpete123
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

We love the odd days out here always a great place to run about and gave fun even when they have entertainment on for the young ones

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank C6194FD
Reviewed January 23, 2019

excellent place for anyone to have a day out. Great for dog walks, family days out and excellent walks.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jimeme123
Reviewed January 6, 2019

This is a great park for walking with or without dogs. The children's play area is great, although a couple of the features are in need of repair. All weather outfits needed on wet days.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bertyv
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great for all ages of people for walks. There are few trails which one can follow, from small to long trails.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 513shashikantp
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

"Irchie Park", as locals call it, is a great place (which you can walk to from Wellingborough) to have a refreshing walk through woods and open woodlands. It even (weekends only in Winter) has a small restaurant and adjacent large hot food van (which both...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Frances J
June 23, 2018|
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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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