Type of service:
Groups, Clubs And Activities
Via Northampton Borough Council,
St. Giles Square,
0300 330 7000
There are 170 parks in the Northampton area, and 54 of those have playgrounds. Abington Park and Becket’s Park are the most notable.
Abington Park is a 117-acre Victorian park built on the archaeological remains of a medieval village. It’s rolling grassy areas are home to 352 species of trees, a 13th century church, and a museum. The park also boasts sports facilities, flower displays, lakes, a sensory garden, toilet facilities, an aviary, a fitness trail, a bandstand, a cafe, and a modern playground.
Becket's Park is a traditional 20-acre park, built along the bank of the River Nene in the 18th century. It features tree-lined walks, a modern 80-berth marina, grassland, a playground, and sports facilities (including tennis courts and bowling green). Please note: there are no toilets at Becket's Park.
Please visit the website for more information about parks and playgrounds in Northampton.
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