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Daventry Country Park

Daventry

Type of walk

Flat, Forest, Park

What's here

Paid Parking, Off Lead Areas, On Lead Areas, Pathed Routes, Animals On Route, Picnic Areas, Water On Route, Toilets, Refreshments Available, Wheelchair Friendly

About this walk

Daventry Country Park is a lovely walk that's accessible for all. There's a large lake in the middle so bring a towel if your dog likes water! The water looks clean though so it's not too bad, although there are a few boggy parts around the circuit. A flat path runs around the perimeter of the reservoir in the middle and there are no lumps and bumps so it's suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. The scenery is lovely passing through meadows, woodland and past the reservoir. There are also wheelchair accessible bird hides to stop and view the wildlife. It's great for children as you can feed the ducks, stop for a bite to eat at the cafe, have a picnic or play in the adventure playground (just note that dogs aren't allowed in this gated area). There's also visitors centre to peruse. It does cost £2 to park however there is ample parking and it's open 365 days a year with facilities open daily (apart from Christmas Day and News Year Day) from 9am - 5pm summertime and 8.30am - 4.30pm wintertime. Events are run here from time to time including an outdoor cinema in the summer.

Well behaved dogs can be off lead for the whole walk but I would note that there's one part of the walk that passes close to a busy road so if your dog has a tendency to run, put them on lead here. There can also be sheep in the surrounding fields so take care around those too.

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Daventry District Council Visit

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Comments (3)

  • iblobster profile
    iblobster

    a year ago

    Nice and long
  • 2015trisarahtops123 profile
    2015trisarahtops123

    10 months ago

    Lovely mixed walk of paths and woodland, took us about an hour ish as we walk fast with springers. They were able to go in and out of the water and in and out of the woods. Was lovely. Cheap to park as well
  • Suey02 profile
    Suey02

    8 months ago

    The council did put any sign up to said you couldn't walk around the lake Paid £2 to walk 0.5 miles past the cafe and back again October half term 2020
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Daventry Country Park, Daventry NN11 2JB, UK View on Google

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