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Sywell Country Park

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Address: Washbrook Lane | Wellingborough, Ecton, Northampton NN6 0QX, England
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Great walk and scenary. Cafe is good too

This is a great place to visit. £3 to park for up to 12 hours and a sectioned off children's play area means that there is something for everyone. We like to buy the duck food... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
matts3872
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit. £3 to park for up to 12 hours and a sectioned off children's play area means that there is something for everyone. We like to buy the duck food from the café and feed the ducks, swans etc at the front of the reservoir. Take wellies as even the car park gets very... More 

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Thank matts3872
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must visit if you are in the area, fun for all age children and adults. The place is kept clean and tidy.

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Thank JGree11111
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

On the whole sywell is a great country park to visit Water sand and woods with three great play areas The only thing that lets this place down is the cafe the food isn't quite up to part and the staff are awful However we will keep going just take our own picnics

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Thank Maria C
Rushden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have been to this country park many times. Its just a nice place to visit..lots of wildlife..vert nice surroundings for walks..picnics and generally good for the family and couples. Very nice walks and cafe..lots to see. Children like the play areas as well as grown ups. Recommended.

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Thank peter h
england
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172 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely environment for a walk but be prepared to commit to the round the lake walk as there's little opportunity for a short cut

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Thank childofthefifties
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to visit for a quick visit or to spend an afternoon. Probably more suitable for families with younger children but my 11year old had fun in the hidden play area. Plenty of empty space to kick a ball about or children to run around, great place for hide n seek. Walk around reservoir is about 4K so probably... More 

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Thank Rachelplim
Northampton, United Kingdom
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34 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Take grandchildren to play area and they do enjoy playing in sand. Water area a little dirty needs some attention. Car parking adequate if a little expensive for regular visits. The cafe also is good but expensive if visiting often. Good for the occasional treat.

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Thank Wizardblue14
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a great park it is not particularly big but is packed with a bit of everything. There is parking which you have to pay for. There is a cafe with indoor and outdoor seating. There is also a small indoor play area but again at a price. There is an outdoor play area for the children. The rest... More 

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Thank Karen W
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Had time to waste so went for a stroll around the park. It has well maintained paths and managed nature areas looking after the flora and fauna. Plenty of wildlife to observe whilst walking around the lake perimeter both on land and water. My only gripe is that the parking charge of £3 does not promote the short stay visitor... More 

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Decided to go to Sywell country park this evening for a nice tranquil walk round with my wife. When we got there at approx 6:45 and parked in the car park we found that parked up on the grass (where they shouldn't) were up to a dozen cars with a very large group of youngish people all laughing/shouting and music... More 

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