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Nice walk on hard surface and also through woods

Its nice to have a walk through the woods, BUT pity about all the dogs. Many running loose (they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cactustraveller
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Northampton, United Kingdom
An average dog walk.

The Harlestone firs is a short distance from Northampton and parking is situated directly across a... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
shanes236
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Nice walk on hard surface and also through woods”
Aug 19, 2018
“An average dog walk.”
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Harlestone Firs Harlestone Road, Great Doddington NN5 6UJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its nice to have a walk through the woods, BUT pity about all the dogs. Many running loose (they should be on a lead, but no-one monitors this) and dogs mess all around. Not n ice for young children, its dirty, pity the dog walkers...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

The Harlestone firs is a short distance from Northampton and parking is situated directly across a busy road with room for 20 vehicles est. We treated our visit as a 25 minutes leg stretch for our two dogs who seemed to enjoy themselves. Joggers,cyclists and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

A frequent user of the lovely twisty trails among the trees, such natural flowing routes to follow on your mountain bike, nothing serious, relatively flat... such a great place nice, local .. you can check out any tweaks on your bike, easily make adjustments, the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Partially cultivated forrest, this is a great place to walk the dog at any time of the year. Just outside Northampton, there are lots of tracks through the trees, in late November the leaves have mostly fallen, but it remains beautiful and you can easily...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Deetee100
Reviewed November 15, 2017

I have been visiting Harlestone Firs for over 40 years child, mother and now as a grandmother. Visited yesterday with my young grandson and was shocked and disappointed. Shocked because of how the Firs has changed over the past few years and disappointed because of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank rainbownorthampton
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Very large woodland area, and lots of people use this space, joggers, bike riders, and of course the dog walkers, at the weekend families too...... It is the same as any other woodland forest, trees, etc, what else would you expect from a forest..... some...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Lynn B
Reviewed March 20, 2017

I love it here and really think it is a good place to unwind and enjoy nature, free from shops and just a lovely place to walk the good

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Jill U
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Visiting Northampton to meet family and cane across this place online. Lovely place to enjoy a sunny day with the dogs. Highly recommend a visit.

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Liz_Newc1980
Reviewed October 31, 2016

The forest is just on the outskirts of Northampton and a great place for an autumn walk with the dog. There are lots of different footpaths to follow, through mostly pine trees, but also some spectacularly colourful deciduous trees (visited in October). It's actually quite...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Deetee100
Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

Harlestone Firs is a lovely place to go for a country walk. The views are lovely and there is a good bit of ground to cover. Very relaxing and tranquil.

Date of experience: September 2015
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