Suggested walks: 0-1 miles

Barnwell Country Park

Barnwell Country Park

The trail paths provide easy access around the park. They are hard-surfaced (except sections of the Riverside Walk) with seats and/or resting points every 200 metres. All the paths are on level surfaces.

Lakeside Stroll

One third of a mile (0.4km). Allow 15 minutes (average walking pace). Fully hard surfaced.

Kingfisher Nature Trail

Three quarters of a mile (0.8km). Allow 30 minutes (average walking pace). Fully hard surfaced.

Riverside Walk

1 mile (1.6km). Allow 45 minutes (average walking pace). Hard surface paths, sections of sand, boardwalks and grassland meadow.

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Brixworth Country Park

Brixworth Country Park

The trails provide easy access for everyone. Hard surfaced with seats, picnic tables or resting points every 200 metres, the paths generally have a gradient of less than 1:20.

Kestrel Trail

Half a mile (0.8km). Allow 15 minutes.

Lapwing Trail

Three quarters of a mile (1.2km). Allow 30 minutes.

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Fermyn Woods Country Park

Fermyn Woods Country Park

The Skylark Nature trail is an easy access path, hard-surfaced with seats/resting points every 200 metres and with gradients of less than 1:20. The Woodland and Forest walks are a mixture of hard-surfaced and soft tracks with some gradients of 1:10.

Skylark Nature Trail

Half a mile (0.8km). Allow 20 minutes (average walking pace). Fully hard-surfaced, easy access trail.

Woodland Walk

1 mile (1.7km). Allow 45 minutes (average walking pace). Fully hard-surfaced.

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Irchester Country Park

Irchester Country Park

The trails are mostly hard-surfaced with seats and/or resting places every 200 metres (work on-going). There are a number of steeper gradients (marked on the map) but most paths have a gradient of less than 1:12.

Woodland Walk

Half a mile (0.75km). Fully hard-surfaced trail. Minimal gradient. Allow 15 minutes.

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Sywell Country Park


The trails are mostly hard-surfaced with seats and/or resting places every 200 metres (work on-going). There are a number of steeper gradients within the park (marked on the map) but generally the paths have a gradient of less than 1:15.

Water Works Heritage Trail

Half a mile (1km) hard-surfaced trail exploring the history of the park as a Water works. Stretches of the trail have a gradient of greater than 1:9. Allow up to 20 minutes.

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Stanwick Lakes

Stanwick Lakes

The following short walks are available at Stanwick Lakes:

  • The Visitor Centre Lake (Hidden Gems / Sculpture Trail Walk) - One mile
  • The Adventure Trail - One and three-quarter miles
  • The Nature Ramble - Two and a quarter miles 
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Suggest a walk

To suggest a walk for us to add to this page, please email us at 20millionsteps@northamptonshire.gov.uk.