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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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