Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Irchester Country Park

Type of service:
Groups, Clubs And Activities
Gypsy Lane, Little Irchester, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN29 7DL
Telephone number:
Service description:
This spectacular former quarry boasts Jurassic geology, and has a wonderful children's play area in addition to a network of long and short trails through 83 hectares of mixed woodland. The park is home to the Quarryman's Rest Cafe, Jungle Parc UK, and the Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway Museum (Sundays 10am – 4pm).

Toilets (including a fully-accessible Changing Places toilet) Opening Times:
May-Jul: Mon-Fri (9am-5pm)
May-Oct: Sat-Sun (9am-7pm)
School Summer Holiday: Daily (9am-7pm)
Sep - Oct Half Term: Mon-Fri (9am-5pm)
Oct - Mar: Daily (9am-4pm)

£3.00 daily.
Blue badge holder parking areas situated near to accessible toilets (pay and display charges apply).
Motor-homes may pay and display during day time. No overnight parking allowed.

Upper Car Park
Open all day, every day

Lower Car Park
May-Jul: Mon-Fri (9am-5pm)
May-Oct: Sat-Sun (9am-7pm)
School Summer Holiday: Daily (9am-7pm)
Sep - Oct Half Term: Mon-Fri (9am-5pm)
Oct - Mar: Daily (9am-4pm)

Public Transport:
Regular bus service stops opposite the park's main entrance on B570.

01933 443857

Events Calendar
Click here for the Country Park’s events calendar.

High Ropes Adventure Trail
Call 0844 879 4378 for information.

Nature Tots
Bring your toddler to the park and join a Ranger led nature walk followed by a craft session. Sessions are once a month during term time. Booking is essential, call 07703160878 to book your place.

Social Media
Click here for Irchester Country Park’s Facebook page.
Click here for Irchester Country Park’s Twitter feed.

Please contact Irchester Country Park directly if you have any important or specific queries about their facilities.
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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