Sywell Country Park, Ecton

#5 of 13 in Parks in Northampton
#Nature / Park, #Must See
Sywell Country Park is located in Ecton. Sywell Country Park is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Northampton Edition.
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  • Three of us enjoyed a nice walk around the reservoir before needing lunch. Its not cheap and took a while to come but actually was worth the wait. Sausage hot rolls, and paninis warmed through with sa...  more »
  • Lovely little walk around on mother's day. As with most parks there was a ¬£3 parking charge which was a little disappointing as we only spent 40 or so minutes there. Only managed to walk part of the w...  more »
  • Not suitable for cycling, only walking and then only if it is dry. Over the winter or any wet period there are parts which are impassable. Best suited to walking (dogs or otherwise) or fishing. There ...  more »
  • Lovely well equipped park and gardens. Took an evening picnic here with adult friends. Although the car parks were busy, the place is so large it didn't feel over crowded and there are plenty of play areas for children with interesting and unusual things to do. Lovely park in attractive setting.
  • Lovely little place to walk around (no cycling allowed) takes about an hour to get around it. Loads of places to have picnics and a play area for kids. Cafe is good. Car park is a little on the small side.
  • Great for younger kids, runners, dog walkers and bird watchers. Great play area / sandpit / water play. Its also got a woodland adventure area with tunnels, a balance plank and a big slide. When you're finished there's a cafe and small soft play too. Please be aware, you are not allowed to cycle around the lake. Also it gets muddy in places after bad weather, so take wellies or decent walking shoes!
  • This is a fabulous country park very popular with dog walkers. The head ranger is very enthusiastic and if you fancy helping out here get a few friends together, contact the ranger and, like us, you'll have a fantastic day . There's a good cafe on site serving great good and drink.
  • A nice walk round the resivoir facilities include Caff√®, toilets, play area for children in sand and a wooded area with a slide and tunnels in great for children

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